California Faces "Biggest Blackout Ever" As 2.5 Million PG&E Customers May Have No Power For Days

From zerohedge by Tyler Durden Fri, 10/25/2019 – 19:00 Earlier this week we joked that with PG&E now scrambling to enforce intentional blackouts every time there are powerful winds for fears the bankrupt company’s aged infrastructure could cause a new fire, “every time the wind blows California will become Venezuela.” https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/1186440507217588224 Turns out it wasn’t…

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L A Times editorial denies need for Cal Fire actions to address state’s wildfire debacle

Guest essay Larry Hamlin The L. A. Times ran an editorial denying the need for wildfire actions recommended by Cal Fire and authorized by Governor Newsom for immediate implementation facilitated by waving California’s onerous, time consuming and costly environmental regulations. The Times editorial claims that the Cal Fire actions regarding prioritizing and immediately beginning the…

Solar energy may have caused California’s wildfires

From The Washington Examiner by Kevin Mooney | March 04, 2019 12:59 PM Taxpayer-subsidized, ratepayer-funded utilities that may be on the hook for billions of dollars in liabilities point to climate change as the major factor standing behind the recent California wildfires. PG&E CEO Geisha Williams has argued that dry, arid conditions associated with global…