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COVID-19 (coronavirus)

This page displays all of the information that we have collected about COVID-19 and it’s impact on the energy industry.

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Be alert to potential coronavirus cyber scams

During the COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, pandemic, we have heard daily the importance of good hygiene. Maintain physical distance, avoid unnecessary crowds, and above all else wash your hands. These acts of proper hygiene...

Court approves PG&E’s $23B bankruptcy financing package

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) – Pacific Gas & Electric on Monday won court approval to raise $23 billion to help pay its bills over destructive California wildfires after Gov. Gavin Newsom dropped his opposition to...

Energy and Policy Institute says some utilities have – and some have not –...

The Energy and Policy Institute (EPI) is tracking which utilities are suspending electricity and water disconnects for non-paying customers amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The group said that many utilities are either voluntarily suspending disconnections or are being...

For utilities, coronavirus puts resource management in focus

Each year, the U.S. federal government gives states and hospitals approximately $1 billion for disaster preparedness. That is more than the entire healthcare budget of many Third World countries. Healthcare experts say if coronavirus,...

CERAWeek canceled amid COVID-19 coronavirus concerns

On Sunday, March 1, IHS Markit executives, Lance Uggla, Daniel Yergin and James Rosenfield notified CERAWeek participants that they had made the decision to cancel this year's event, which was set to take place next week in...