The outrage expressed by Gov. Gavin Newsom over Pacific Gas & Electric's widespread power shut-off last week in Northern California, as well as the response from the state's top energy regulator, showed a curious reaction and allocation of blame for a state-government-approved event that… Read More

Attorneys for Pacific Gas & Electric strongly criticized a competing bankruptcy reorganization plan for the company pitched last month by its bondholders and a committee of wildfire victims, saying in an Oct. 11 filing to the California Public Utilities Commission that the proposal is "b… Read More

The California Energy Commission at its meeting on Oct. 14 approved a $5.4-million grant to install a new solar power plant at a large cheese-production factory in Tulare. The plant is expected to reduce the factory's natural gas output and greenhouse gas emissions, the CEC said in its grant… Read More

The Los Angeles Fire Department is investigating a transmission tower owned and operated by Southern California Edison as the possible source of ignition of last week's Saddleridge Fire, LAFD Fire Captain Erik Scott told California Energy Markets. The fire was 68 percent contained as of Oct.… Read More