The California utility company is scheduled to submit a wildfire mitigation plan on Feb. 6, and the judge will decide what, if any, additional requirements to order.
Pacific Gas & Electric, on probation in a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight, finds itself in increasing legal jeopardy.
One of the state’s largest utility companies is facing tens of billions of dollars in liabilities, more money than its insurance would cover.
Two major utilities for the first time shut off power to some customers, concerned that fires could ignite if high winds bring down power lines.
The nuclear power industry faces a crisis that could create thousands of new "green" jobs, offsetting some losses from the president's solar panel tariff.
Disasters fueled by global warming are the "new normal." Figuring out how to avoid the next one must be a top priority for all of us.
On a global scale, in many important ways, this marks the highest-profile step yet toward the death of U.S. nuclear power and a national transition to a "solartopian," green-powered planet.