Calif. Senate OKs Utility Wildfire Cost Recovery June 3, 2018 By Jason FordneyThe California State Senate passed legislation that would allow the state’s investor-owned utilities to pass through the costs of wildfires to ratepayers. 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: Edison International Presses Wildfire Cost RecoveryEdison International has joined other California utilities in protesting difficulties in recovering costs related to devastating wildfires. Wildfire Costs Ignite Worry at CPUC, LegislatureCalifornia regulators and lawmakers are sounding the alarm over a possible decline in the financial and credit health of utilities stemming from wildfire risk and liability. PG&E Vows Fight over Wildfire Cost RecoveryPacific Gas and Electric CEO Geisha Williams said that the utility will fight for the right to recover costs stemming from California wildfires.