San Luis Obispo County could experience power shutoffs

PG&E Increases California Electricity Rates

PG&E announced Wednesday that it is closely monitoring an upcoming wind event next week that could force the utility company to shut off power across California. According to PG&E’s latest announcement, all but one of its nine California coverage zones have an “elevated” potential for a Public Safety Power Shutoff event on Sunday and Monday — including Zones 6 and …


PG&E Considering turning off power for safety and implementing a Public Safety Power Shutoff

PGE Considers Electricity Shut Off For Fires

PG&E announced October 7th that its meteorological and operations teams in its Emergency Operations Center continue to monitor a potentially widespread, dry and robust wind event Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon. The event will impact northern, central, coastal, and Bay Area counties across much of PG&E’s service area. In response to this anticipated event, the National Weather Service has issued …

PG&E gets $373M Rate hike Approved by California Regulators

California regulators approve $373M PG&E rate hike

California regulators have approved a $373 million rate hike for Pacific Gas & Electric to pay costs related to a series of wildfires. The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday unanimously approved an increase that raises the average bill by $3.50 a month over 12 months. The station says the money is supposed to be used to pay PG&E’s costs for …