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KQED has been providing comprehensive coverage of the massive utility’s ongoing woes, from fallout after the fatal San Bruno gas pipeline explosion of 2010 to the Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in modern California history.

Pacific Gas and Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2019, the company’s second bankruptcy.

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California Legislators Consider Cracking Down on How Utilities Spend Customers' Money

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How One Rural Couple Is Keeping Their Business Alive Despite PG&E's Rate Hike

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Why Were There So Many Power Outages Last Weekend?

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PG&E Rates Are Way Up. Do You Qualify for a Discount?

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Rising Utility Costs Compound California's Housing Crisis


PG&E's CEO on the Future of the Beleaguered Utility

The Future of PG&E With CEO Patti Poppe

Why Your PG&E Bill is About to Go Up

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'Christmas Without Lights?' Californians Already Struggling to Pay Utility Bills Fret Over Further Rate Increases

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PG&E Gets Green Light to Raise Rates for Wildfire Prevention Efforts