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Asset maintenance and grid resilience have never been more topical, as extreme weather events occur more frequently pushing the limits of utility preparedness.
The utility announced it had reached a plea agreement with the Butte County District Attorney’s office, saving PG&E executives from prison sentences, but with a $4 million fine imposed.
The settlement approved the court for California’s Northern District has according to PG&E, been agreed to in principle, and will cover 85% of insurance claims related to the 2017 Northern California Wildfires, and 2018 Camp Fire, that left towns like Paradise in ashes, and claimed over 100 lives.
A $100 million storage incentives scheme to assist a new kind of energy-vulnerable consumer.
The findings of an investigation by California’s Ventura county’s fire department has aimed the blame for the state’s second biggest wildfire at squarely at Southern California Edison (SCE).