Articles Tagged With ‘Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)’


Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.

 

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Thousands of SLO County residents still without power

Following numerous outages over the weekend, more than 2,000 San Luis Obispo County residents remain without power Monday morning. Heavy rain and wind caused thousands of local residents to lose electricity on Friday and Saturday. On Saturday morning, 8,706 customers... (Continue reading)

PG&E cited over cooling system failure at Diablo Canyon

An emergency cooling system at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant may have been inoperable for a period of a year and half, according to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission finding. The NRC slapped PG&E with a citation over the matter. On... (Continue reading)

PG&E to pay local agencies more for Diablo Canyon closure

PG&E has upped its financial settlement offer, proposing to dole out $85 million, rather than $49.5 million, to compensate local government agencies that stand to lose tax revenue as a result of the planned closure of Diablo Canyon power plant.... (Continue reading)

Hundreds lose power in Avila Beach

A power outage in Avila Beach caused hundreds of customers to lose electricity toward the end of Thanksgiving celebrations. [KSBY] The outage began shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday and caused 841 homes to lose power. A problem with a transformer... (Continue reading)

PG&E has done enough for SLO County

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN The California Public Utilities Commission held a public meeting this week giving interested parties the opportunity to present their thoughts to commissioners who are considering the Joint Proposal, an agreement between PG&E, several environmental groups and... (Continue reading)

Mothers for Peace seeking to speed up Diablo Canyon closure

In a bid to force the closure of Diablo Canyon power plant prior to the planned shutdown dates of 2024 and 2025, San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace is attempting to intervene in California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) hearings. Mothers... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit alleges PG&E contractor caused 51-acre fire

Two employees of a PG&E subcontractor caused a 51-acre fire that burned a hillside and multiple groves of large trees belonging to a North County family, according to a lawsuit filed against the utility and the contractor. [Tribune] On Nov.... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara nonprofit sues Lands Commission over Diablo Canyon

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Santa Barbara-based nonprofit has filed a lawsuit against the California State Lands Commission, alleging the agency wrongfully approved a new lease for the cooling system at Diablo Canyon power plant. The lawsuit claims state law mandates... (Continue reading)

Diablo Canyon closure the result of failed energy policies

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER If you live anywhere on the Central Coast, you’re aware by now that on June 21, PG&E announced it will not seek relicensing of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant when the licenses expire in 2024-2025.... (Continue reading)

Was the Diablo desal an election scam?

OPINION by DEBBIE PETERSON About the time that 3rd District Supervisor Adam Hill indicated he would be running for a third term, he and PG&E staff from the Diablo nuclear power plant collaborated over lunch at his home to sell... (Continue reading)



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