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PG&E Turns on Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said today that its Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings (EPSS) now protect approximately 3 million people, or more than 1 million customers, who live in high fire-risk areas within the company’s service area. The safety settings turn off power within one-tenth of a second when a fault, such as a tree limb ...

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PG&E to Expand Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings

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PG&E Expands Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings Following Significant Wildfire Prevention Success During 2021 Pilot Settings Automatically Turn Off Power Within One-Tenth of a Second When a Hazard on Powerline is Detected PG&E Pledges Improved Customer Outreach, Offers Portable Power and Additional Support for Schools, Hospitals and Those with Access or Functional Needs MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — With California’s growing wildfire risk, ...

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