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California Readies To Prevent Blackouts, But Threats Remain

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s top energy regulators on Tuesday said the state is better prepared to avoid last summer’s rotating blackouts, but they cautioned the power grid of the nation’s most populous state is still vulnerable to extreme heat …

PG&E Attacks Rival Plan for Paying Fire Victims Before Insurers

PG&E Corp. and a group of insurers urged a judge to reject a competing reorganization plan for the bankrupt utility because the proposal would pay fire victims who lost their homes ahead of insurance companies and “unjustly enrich” bondholders including …