The utility insisted counties sign a non-disclosure agreement before releasing the information — despite directions from the California Public Utilities Commission to hand it over during planned shutoffs.
PG&E has reduced the number of customers who could be impacted by their latest power shutoff, with El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Yuba and western Sonoma counties now no longer expected to lose power.
Check CapRadio's interactive map to see if your address falls within the areas that may lose power as PG&E plans to preemptively shut off electricity to about 172,000 customers across Northern California Wednesday.
Fire weather is predicted this week, which may lead to the power being shut off in large swaths of Northern California. What’s behind the tentative details? And we’ll hear about testimony presented by the state’s largest utilities at the Capitol.
Pacific Gas and Electric CEO Bill Johnson admitted to California lawmakers Monday the utility failed its first major test of a power shut off in early October, even as it announced plans to cut power to 660,000 people this week.
After California utilities cut power to millions of customers in October, counties are using pre-election surveys to make sure polling places and vote-counting centers have equipment needed to mitigate the impact of power shutoffs.
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