Calif. IOUs Escape Blame for Fires so Far October 4, 2020 By Hudson Sangree By Hudson SangreeWildfires have burned nearly 4 million acres in California this year, but there’s little indication that utility equipment played a role in starting major blazes. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know? Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic: Calif. PUC Seeks to Beef up Risk Assessment for IOUsThe California PUC opened a new proceeding to determine if investor-owned utilities should more rigorously assess risks from climate change and wildfires. | © RTO Insider Calif. Energy Commission OKs Electrification RulesTwo San Francisco Bay Area cities will join a growing list of communities in California with building electrification ordinances, following the California Energy Commission’s approval. | © RTO Insider Calif. to Stay Course on Electrification, CEC Chair SaysThe California Energy Commission will stick to the path of electrifying buildings despite a legal challenge filed against it by SoCalGas, the agency’s chair said. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.