Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. said its latest blackout would affect nearly 600,000 customers in 29 counties, or about 1.5 million people. The announcement came even before the end of the last blackout, which shut off power to more than 2.5 million people over the weekend.
More than 40 PSE&G personnel from New Jersey and nearly 30 personnel from PSEG Long Island will assist PG&E
Edison International and Southern California Edison said Carey A. Smith has been elected to the board of directors of each company, effective Oct. 24.
Johnson said Wednesday that the utility was "working in lockstep" with state agencies. He also said the PG&E website where customers can get information was working well, after repeatedly crashing during the outage earlier this month.
PG&E cut power to more than 2 million people across the San Francisco Bay Area in rolling blackouts from Oct. 9-12, paralyzing parts of the region in what was the largest deliberate blackout to prevent wildfires in state history
The average residential customer will get a rate cut of 4.15 %, according to the cooperative's general manager Mark Cayce. The formal request for a 4.56% rate decrease should be filed Nov. 1. Regulators have 90 days to issue a decision.
Statistics compiled by the energy industry group E4TheFuture indicate New Mexico led all states with an 11.5% increase in energy efficiency jobs in 2018. Nevada followed with growth of just over 8%.
O’Guinn has served on the Arkansas PSC since November 2016, when she was appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson. She served previously as the director of communications for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and was also an engineer in the ADEQ’s Office of Air Quality for 16 years.
Pacific Gas & Electric began notifying customers Monday that it could begin precautionary shutoffs to parts of 16 counties as early as Wednesday, mostly in the Sierra foothills and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area.