Amid reports of Pacific Gas and Electric Company workers being threatened and run off the road, Gov. Gavin Newsom urged Californians to save their outrage for the utility’s corporate owners and treat workers on the ground with respect.
This week, IBEW 1245 debuted a new newspaper ad (pictured above) as part of our ongoing public information campaign to help customers understand and value the work that our members do each and every day. The text of the ad reads: There are people who talk about dangerous weather… and there are people who do something… [Read More]
A wildfire raging in California threatens to destroy more than homes and businesses – it could also undermine bankrupt PG&E Corp’s (PCG.N) plan to raise $14 billion to finance the crisis-stricken utility’s turnaround plan.
The one-time rebate will only apply to the roughly 738,000 customers who lost power in the Oct. 9 shutoffs. There are no current plans for similar rebates for the three shutoffs that have followed since then, said PG&E spokesperson Tamar Sarkissian, but the utility is “open to having a policy discussion with state regulators and… [Read More]
PG&E shares spiked more than 30% Tuesday on news that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali had appointed a mediator to parse competing bankruptcy reorganization plans.
While calls mount for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to become a public utility, Governor Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., said he would welcome a sale of the bankrupt company to investor Warren Buffett.
The worker was driving a PG&E vehicle when someone fired a pellet gun, hitting the front passenger window, utility CEO Bill Johnson said during a news conference.
Linework is a craft with very little room for error, and most linemen aspire to be the absolute best at what they do. This culture of excellence is on full display every year at the International Lineman’s Rodeo in Kansas City, where journeymen and apprentice linemen compete in a series of events designed to showcase… [Read More]
After days of warnings, PG&E Corp. announced today it will launch a major safety blackout Wednesday afternoon in 17 norht and central California counties -the second such deliberate power outage in two weeks.