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PG&E Pleads Guilty to 84 Involuntary Manslaughter Counts in 2018 Fire

Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawfully causing a fire after it was blamed for the 2018…


Utilities Plan to Keep Key Staff Housed at Power Plants

U.S. electric utilities and other energy companies are preparing to have key personnel remain at power plants and operations centers to ensure the facilities remain online during the coronavirus pandemic.…


Power Industry Weighs Impacts of Coronavirus
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Utilities and power generators worldwide are altering their business practices and developing strategies for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It's particularly critical for the power industry, as a reliable supply…


Public Safety Power Shutoffs: How Utilities Could Partner
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Catastrophic wildfires have devastated California in recent years. This article seeks to outline a plan wherein neighboring utilities can send energy to support a utility that has shut down critical…


Backup Power for Critical Loads Can Save Lives and Money

In a modern economy increasingly dependent on electric power, blackouts can wreak havoc when the loads are critical to life, business, and even a comfortable lifestyle. The problem may be…