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California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs

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Utility company Pacific Gas and Electric cut off electricity to more than 730,000 homes and workplaces in northern California last week. The move was a bid to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather. Source link: Click here for more
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If PG&E now has power to shut you down, it is time to take control of your energy needs

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As PG&E turns off power to millions in California to prevent wildfires, the message is clear, and it is not about being helpless against a utility: It is time for consumers to take more control of their own power generation. Source link: Click here for more
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PG&E power outage could cost the California economy more than $2 billion

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In an unprecedented move, PG&E enacted large-scale power cuts in Northern and central California as a preventative measure aimed at curbing wildfires. Source link: Click here for more
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PG&E to cut off power to nearly 800,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk

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Power provider PG&E Corp’s unit said on Tuesday it would cut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across northern and central California to reduce wildfire risk. The utility filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this year. Source link: Click here for more
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A Failed Lightning Arrester Caused Last Weekend’s Massive Cleveland Public Power Outage

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click image In the middle of last Saturday’s glorious and sunny afternoon, an extensive Cleveland Public Power outage left a huge swath of the west side without electricity. That outage, which was received with the usual frustration and anger enjoyed by CPP customers, was caused by a “failed lightning arrester...
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Did we just witness beginning of end of Big Oil?

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Out of service fuel pumps are covered in plastic wrap and tarps at an Exxon Mobile gas station. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Is the oil barrel half empty or half full? In the past week you had your pick of answers to choose from, and they were bookended...
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The rise of solar power

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Elon Musk may have promised the world Tesla solar roof tiles in 2016, but turns out the solar industry may not need the upgrade. The industry has been growing exponentially thanks to plain old solar panels. You can see the evidence both on people’s rooftops and in the desert, where...
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Amazon is purchasing 100,000 Rivian electric vans

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Rivian delivery truck for Amazon Amazon handout 2019 Jeff Bezos said Amazon has ordered 100,000 electric delivery vehicles from start-up Rivian Automotive in a push to make the company’s fleet run entirely on renewable energy. The order which was confirmed via tweet by David Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president of operations is...
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PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims

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In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, PG&E crews work on restoring power lines in a fire ravaged neighborhood in an aerial view in the aftermath of a wildfire in the North Bay city of Santa Rosa, Calif. AP Photo | Marcio Jose Sanchez California power provider PG&E Corp on...

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