Conservative commentators on Tuesday have falsely claimed that wind turbines and solar energy were primarily to blame for power outages across Texas.
By Ali Swenson, Arijeta Lajka, Associated Press
Thousands of people in wine country woke up without power amid a fall heat wave that's bringing another round of extreme wildfire danger to large portions of already battered Northern California.
By Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press
California utility company Pacific Gas & Electric is cutting power to customers for the fourth time this month, as wildfires rage and high winds persist. The measure aims to keep downed power lines from sparking new blazes. Many residents have…
By Stephanie Sy
California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a ruinous wildfire spreading over the state's wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes.
By Robert Jablon, Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
This week's Diablo winds were projected to be the strongest in two years, but early signs suggest that PG&E may have overestimated the fire risk.
The power is still out across a wide swath of Northern California. Officials from utility company PG&E are conducting a planned blackout to reduce the risk of wildfire from high winds mixing with dry weather. But anger is building among…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced the Trump administration's withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly. He said Iran would only come to the negotiating table if…
Seven months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and its power grid, the entire island lost power on Wednesday -- the biggest outage since September. As crews keep working to restore power to the full island, residents are raising questions…
An explosion at a power plant in southern Maryland triggered a temporary power outage at the White House, U.S. Capitol, State Department and parts of Washington D.C. and nearby areas, Homeland Security officials said on Tuesday.
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