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PG&E Funds Two Lassen County Fire Safe Council Fuel Reduction Projects

May 17, 2017 – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has awarded Lassen County Fire Safe Council, Inc. (LCFSC) $100,000 to fund fuel treatments to address extreme fire hazards created by five years of drought and bark beetle infestation. The LCFSC will use$75,000 for the Day Lassen Bench Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Fuel Treatments Project […]

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Browns Valley home to PG&E’s First Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Facility

April 10, 2017 – Building on the success of its Vaca-Dixon and Yerba Buena (east San Jose) battery storage systems, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) recently deployed its third energy storage facility in Yuba County. Co-located with PG&E’s Browns Valley substation roughly 50 miles north of Sacramento, the new, 500 kilowatt/2000 kilowatthour battery storage […]

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PG&E to Fly Low in Yuba, Butte Foothills to Check for Drought-stricken Trees

CHICO, Calif. March 2, 2017 – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will fly low by helicopter in the hills of Butte and Yuba counties on Tuesday to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines. Flights will occur near the communities of Honcut, Bangor, Rackerby, Loma Rica and Dobbins. Residents are advised that the helicopter […]

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PG&E to Withdraw Relicense Application for DeSabla-Centerville Hydroelectric Facility in Butte County

CHICO, Calif. February 2, 2017 – Reflecting California’s changing energy landscape and rising operating costs at the DeSabla-Centerville hydroelectric facility in Butte County, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it will withdraw its application for a new license for the facility from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). PG&E’s withdrawal of the […]

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PG&E Urges Caution as North State Reservoirs Spill and Rivers Run High

CHICO, Calif. December 16, 2016 – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is cautioning recreationalists near rivers and streams to be aware of higher flows brought on by recent rains and spilling reservoirs. Most PG&E’s reservoirs haven’t spilled this early in the wet season in years because of ongoing drought conditions, so recreationalists may be […]

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PG&E Flying Low in Shasta County to Check for Drought-stricken Trees

REDDING, Calif. December 5, 2016 – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will be flying low by helicopter in Shasta County on Tuesday to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines. Flights will occur over Round Mountain, Montgomery Creek and Big Bend. Residents are advised that the helicopter will fly low – about 200 to […]

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PG&E flying low in Tehama, Shasta, and Lassen counties to check for drought-stricken trees

In response to the drought, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is patrolling by helicopter to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines. Flights will occur in remote areas of Shasta and Tehama Counties on Tuesday, September 13 and in Shasta and Lassen counties on Wednesday, September 14. Residents are advised that the helicopter will […]