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CPUC Opens Case to Consider Penalties Against PG&E for Kern Power...

The California Public Utilities Commission , following a staff investigation, said it will consider penalties against Pacific Gas and Electric Company for a contract worker fatality that occurred while he was dismantling an unused fuel oil tank at the Kern power plant in Bakersfield.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

PUC launches probe into breach at PG&E substation in San Jose

State regulators Thursday opened an investigation into the second major security breach at PG&E's Metcalf electricity substation in South San Jose amid rising criticism about how the embattled utility safeguards the region's vital electrical system.


Related Topix: Energy, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, South San Jose (San Jose, CA)

Funds Added To PG&E Positions

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets

Lassen County Times & Westwood Pine P...

Those recreating in or near the river urged to be cautious during higher flows

Pacific Gas and Electric Company will increase water flows for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County during two weekends, the company announced recently.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, North Fork, CA, Storrie, CA


Re: Proposals and requirements

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Related Topix: Energy

Sys-Con Media

PG&E Asks for Public's Help to Support Theft Investigation at Metcalf Substation

The company is working closely with law enforcement on a full investigation of the incident, and asks the public to contact the Sheriff's Department's 24 hour crime tip hotline at 408-808-4431 with any information that can support the investigation.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PG&E substation in San Jose that suffered a sniper attack has a new security breach

The same PG&E electricity substation hit by gunfire in 2013 has endured a fresh security breach, despite a wide-ranging upgrade of the facility's security systems, the utility reported Wednesday.


Related Topix: Energy, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

CBS Local

Thieves Hit PG&E Metcalf Road Substation In San Jose, Site Of 2013 Vandalism Attack

Theives have broken into a Pacific Gas and Electric substation in San Jose which last year was the scene of a vandalism attack and shooting.


Related Topix: Energy, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA


Move to close Diablo Canyon

Diablo Canyon's reactors need to be able to shut down safely in the wake of an earthquake, the plant's license says.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Nuclear Energy, Energy, Avila Beach, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Digital Game Developer

PG&E Provides A Back-To-School Safety Lesson

Every year, thousands of Americansincluding hundreds of childrensuffer serious injuries from accidental contact with electricity and natural gas.


Related Topix: Energy, Kids, Family


New gas lines ahead for Portola Valley Ranch

A project to replace 1,600 feet of low-pressure PVC gas main and 11 residential service lines will get underway in late October in parts of the Portola Valley Ranch subdivision in Portola Valley.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Valley Ranch, CA, 9, Energy

NBC Bay Area

Carmel Wants Investigation Into PG&E Gas Blast

After a March gas explosion leveled a one-bedroom cottage near Highway 1, the city wants answers and says that PG&E has not been keen on presenting them, according to reports.


Related Topix: Energy, Explosion


Qubitekk to Receive Federal Funding to Help Protect Nation's Power Grid from Cyber Attack

San Diego startup Qubitekk will benefit from a $3M Department of Energy grant to speed the development of unhackable quantum encryption technology that will protect the country's power grid from cyber attack.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Department of Energy, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, Energy, Computers

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Jazz fights the power and enlightens lives

Jazz features prominently in two North Bay events this fall. November 1 bring the opening of an exhibit, "The Hole in the Head: The Battle for Bodega Bay and the Birth of the Environmental Movement," at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa.


Related Topix: Bodega Bay, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Energy

The Fresno Bee

Viewpoints: We hate government, but should give it credit in Napa earthquake

Despite what happened during Sunday's magnitude-6.0 earthquake in the Napa Valley, we should also take a step back to look at what didn't happen – and the part that government played in limiting the destruction and confusion.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Energy

News Journal

Mansfield man, Pahlmeyer winery OK aftera

Mansfield man, Pahlmeyer winery OK after earthquake Mansfield-native Brian Hilliard tells his experience in Napa during Sunday's earthquake.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Mansfield, OH, Energy

Christian Science Monitor

California earthquakes may pose threat to nuclear plant, expert says

People are shown on an overlook above Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon Power Plant's nuclear reactors in Avila Beach, Calif.


Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nuclear Energy, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Avila Beach, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Electric Energy Online

PG&E Reports Electric Service Restored to Homes and Businesses Impacted by Napa County Earthquake

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is reporting that electric service is restored for 70,000 customers affected by Sunday's Napa County earthquake.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Napa County, CA, Napa, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Gas leak prompts brief evacuation, road closure in Capitola

CAPITOLA >> Authorities closed San Jose Avenue in Capitola and evacuated a few homes on the street Monday afternoon after a natural gas line was damaged.


Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Energy


Hospital: More than 200 treated since quake

"I was in shock to see people's homes and offices on the floor," Napa resident Elise Martinez said.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Energy, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services


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