California Could Go Dark This Summer to Prevent Wildfires

A plan by California’s biggest utility to cut power on high-wind days during the onrushing wildfire season could plunge millions of residents into darkness. And most people aren’t ready. The plan by PG&E Corp. comes after the bankrupt utility said a transmission line that snapped in windy weather probably started last year’s Camp Fire, the […]

PG&E Records $10.5 Billion Charge in California’s Camp Fire

Less than four months after the deadly Camp Fire started in Paradise, Calif., Pacific Gas and Electric appears ready to accept culpability for starting it–and pay the consequences. The California utility giant said in a government filing Thursday that while the cause is still under investigation, “PG&E Corporation believes it is probable that the utility’s […]