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PG&E: Power lines may have started 2 California fires

PG&E told the California Public Utilities Commission that a worker responded to the first fire around 4:45 p.m. Sunday and was told firefighters believe contact between a power line and a communication line may have caused it.

Californians ‘furious’ at PG&E over latest round of blackouts

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.

PSEG to send crews to assist PG&E in California

More than 40 PSE&G personnel from New Jersey and nearly 30 personnel from PSEG Long Island will assist PG&E

Dominion Energy buys solar project to power Dominion Energy South Carolina

When it is completed, Seabrook Solar will be one of the largest solar arrays in the Palmetto State. The company's contracted generation business also owns and operates two facilities powered by the sun in Jasper County, S.C.

Carey A. Smith joins Edison International, Southern California Edison boards

Edison International and Southern California Edison said Carey A. Smith has been elected to the board of directors of each company, effective Oct. 24.

South Arkansas cooperative seeks rate cut

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.

PacifiCorp to add renewable energy sources, cut emissions

PacifiCorp has announced plans to add several thousand megawatts of renewable solar and wind energy, along with new battery storage and a transmission line to facilitate the delivery of those resources

San Jose mayor suggests city-owned utility to replace PG&E

Liccardo has drafted a memo to San Jose's rules committee to explore the creation of a city-owned utility similar to the ones that serve other California cities such as Palo Alto and Santa Clara.

Exelon appoints Calvin Butler Jr. as interim CEO of Exelon Utilities

This appointment follows the retirement of Anne Pramaggiore, senior executive vice president and CEO of Exelon Utilities, which is also effective immediately.

CPUC orders PG&E to take ‘immediate corrective action’ after power shut-offs

The CPUC is holding an emergency meeting Thursday, and is requiring members of PG&E's board, C-suite and vice presidents to attend