electrical grid News

California Power Regulators Cast Doubt on Utility’s Plans

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — California power regulators are poised to reprimand Pacific Gas & Electric for continuing to neglect its electrical grid that has ignited a series of deadly in Northern California and could order the utility to do …

Wildfire Victims Sue Former PG&E Executives Alleging Neglect

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — A trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric’s rickety electrical grid is suing nearly two dozen of the utility’s former executives and board members, alleging they neglected …

PG&E Nears End of Bankruptcy Amid Persisting Safety Worries

BERKELEY, Calif. — limped into bankruptcy vilified for its long-running neglect of a crumbling electrical grid that ignited a succession of horrific Northern California wildfires. After nearly a year-and-a-half of wrangling during one of the most complex bankruptcy cases in …

OG&E Assessing Power Grid Damage From Oklahoma Tornado

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co, a unit of OGE Corp, has begun to assess damage to its electric grid following Monday’s tornado which left a path of destruction near Oklahoma City, a spokesman said Monday evening. The utility has also …

Senate May Go on Break Without Passing Cyber Bill

The U.S. Senate could leave town this week for a monthlong break without passing legislation to protect the country’s electrical grid, water supplies and other critical industries from cyberattack and electronic espionage. Congressional sponsors of the bill scrambled Wednesday to …