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Judge digs deeper into PG&E's suspected role in Dixie Fire

Sep. 13, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Pacific Gas & Electric troubleshooter spent nearly two hours in federal court Monday fielding questions about whether the beleaguered utility could have turned off the electricity sooner to a power line now suspected of sparking the monstrous Dixie Fire two months...

PG&E says equipment may be tied to fire, touts improvements

Aug. 03, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said its equipment may have been involved in starting a small wildfire that merged with a massive blaze now threatening homes in the Northern California mountains, a revelation that came Tuesday as the nation's largest utility briefed state...

After years of deadly fires, PG&E again vows to do better

Jul. 01, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The nation’s largest utility has long vowed to change its reckless ways, but year after year there’s more death and destruction from Northern California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric’s equipment. CEO Patricia “Patti”...

PG&E seeks $3.6 billion in rate hikes for wildfire safety

Jul. 01, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric asked regulators Wednesday to grant a $3.6 billion rate hike to help it pay for hardening its power systems to prevent deadly wildfires. The nation's largest electric utility requested the hike beginning in 2023, with half...