Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

California turns off power to millions to prevent wildfires

Japan Today Wednesday, 9 October 2019 ()
Rolling blackouts set to affect millions of Californians began Wednesday as a utility company started switching off power to an unprecedented number of households in the face of…
Credit: Reuters Studio - Published < > Embed
News video: California power cutoff begins

California power cutoff begins 01:44

Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the utility said. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

You Might Like

Recent related videos from verified sources

CPUC To Hold Emergency Meeting On PG&E Power Shutoffs [Video]CPUC To Hold Emergency Meeting On PG&E Power Shutoffs

Calling the situation unacceptable, the California Public Utilities Commission is expected to hold an emergency meeting on the recent PG&E public safety power shutoffs that impacted millions of people...

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 01:21Published

California utility restores power; wildfires spread [Video]California utility restores power; wildfires spread

California's Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) said it has returned power to nearly all of its residents impacted by a voluntary shutdown, but residents are watching a massive wildfire continued to grow..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:08Published

Recent related news from verified sources

The Latest: Newsom demands payments for those who lost power

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California power shutoffs to prevent wildfires (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom is asking Pacific Gas &...

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state's large electrical utilities to... Also reported by •ReutersSeattle Times
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.