SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the storm window open for Northern and Central California for much of the next week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is ready to respond to the adverse weather.
That effort includes an all-hands-on-deck approach to storm readiness.
The company’s in-house meteorologists produce and update weather forecasts several times a day to provide the locations and timing of severe weather across PG&E’s 70,000-square-mile service area.
With those forecasts, the company’s Electric Operations and Vegetation Management teams spring into action, making sure that crews and materials are in the right place at the right time as wet and windy weather nears.
And, if storms cause customer outages, local storm emergency centers are staffed to help prioritize the restoration efforts of our electric and vegetation crews.
PG&E uses the latest technology to help us restore power safely and more quickly after a storm. This includes the installation