PG&E plans more power cutoffs, warns of severe weather this week

“(Reuters) – PG&E Corp said it was considering more power cutoffs, which would be much smaller than the recent outage, as the bankrupt California power producer warned about severe weather risks later this week” writes Midwest Communications Inc for The potential power cutoffs will be “significantly smaller” than the Oct 9-12 PSPS event, the company said.PG&E is considering implementing a public safety power shutoff (PSPS) and turning off power across portions of the counties, adding that as of late Sunday no PSPS had been called.The company cut off electricity to more than 730,000 homes and workplaces in northern California earlier this month in a bid to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy and dry weather.

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