California regulator criticizes utility over power outages

California 10/14/19, 18:33

California's top utility regulator blasted Pacific Gas and Electric on Monday for what she called "failures in execution" during the largest planned power outage in state history to avoid wildfires that she said, "created an unacceptable situation that should never be repeated." The agency ordered a series of corrective actions, including ...

Fire officials determine PG&E equipment sparked deadly fire

U.S. 05/16/19, 00:09

As California fire investigators officially concluded that the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century was caused by Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. power lines, lawmakers expressed deep skepticism about whether the utility had made the dramatic changes needed to prevent another deadly blaze.The company's new chief executive, Bill Johnson, made ...

Update: CEO expected wildfire would be blamed on PG&E

U.S. 05/15/19, 17:37

The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California (all times local):3:50 p.m.Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s chief executive told California lawmakers that he expected the utility would be blamed, but he was still disappointed that the company he heads caused the state's most destructive wildfire last ...

Troubled California utility names new chief executive, board

Sports 04/03/19, 19:58

The troubled California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. named a new chief executive and board members Wednesday amid a bankruptcy proceeding.The San Francisco-based utility chose Bill Johnson as its chief executive officer and president and named 10 new board members, including former U.S. ambassadors and members of the Federal ...

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