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California utilities warn of blackouts during wildfire season

June 12, 2019 by maitreyi.karthik@climate-connect.com

(Source: Globe Newswire) As another fire season approaches, California’s largest utilities are warning residents to expect power blackouts lasting up to a week. Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison will turn off parts of the electric grid as a precaution on dry, windy days when the wildfire threat is highest. The utilities are warning that these blackouts may not be limited to areas in immediate danger and could affect millions of interconnected customers. Read full article….

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