PG&E Warns 500,000 Customers of PSPS

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) warned late on Friday (10/23), that nearly half a million of its customers to lose power amid planned Public Power Safety Shutt-offs (PSPS) as early as Sunday.  If the PSPS takes place, this would be the 5th this year for utility and the third in consecutive weeks.  PG&E revealed further stated that this time the PSPS could place impact nearly half a million homes and businesses or roughly 1.5 million people in 38 counties across Northern and Central California. 

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PG&E Says PSPS to Begin Today, Could Last 3 Days, 24 Counties Affected

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) updated its possible Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) alert this morning, stating that they continue to monitor a potentially strong and dry offshore wind event forecasted to start Wednesday evening.  Given the expected conditions, PG&E began its one-day advance notifications to customers in areas where PG&E may need to proactively turn power off for safety to reduce the risk of wildfire from energized power lines.

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As California’s Fires Burn, Governor Newsom and President Trump Make Nice

The largest wildfire in California history is currently burning in Northern California.  A series of lightning strikes ignited 37 fires that merged together.  The August Complex Fire exploded in size earlier this week after winds blew flames beyond previously-established control lines, according to the U.S. Forest Service.  

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