'Unacceptable' power cuts blasted as California fire risk spreads south

With the planned power blackouts in California expected to continue for the next several days, Lyft is offering free rides until the end of October 15th to respite centers across parts of northern California. Each center includes restrooms, bottled w...

'Unacceptable' power cuts blasted as California fire risk spreads south

Hundreds of thousands of Californians were still without electricity due to pre-emptive blackouts Thursday as hot, windy conditions causing wildfires spread south toward Los Angeles, in a situation ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

Massive California power outage triggers chaos in science labs

Nature, Published online: 10 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03086-2Researchers without access to backup power scramble to save invaluable specimens and expensive reagents.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Nature News

Northern California blackouts may mean mobile outages

Mobile companies are scrambling to maintain service for the 800,000 Californians who may experience power outages this week.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from The Washington Post

Berkeley Labs Face Power Outage Amid Wildfire Threat

The utility company PG&E has cut electricity to much of the Bay Area as a preventive measure.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from The Scientist

California turns off power to millions to prevent wildires

Rolling blackouts affecting up to 800,000 customers began Wednesday in parts of California as a utility company switched off power because of hot, windy weather that raises the risk of wildfires.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Phys.org

Northern California braced for mega power cut

In a bid to stop wildfires, San Francisco Bay Area residents could be denied power for several days.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from BBC News

California’s shutting off power to prevent fires. Here are some better options.

Microgrids, buried lines, better building standards and more.

Tue 8 Oct 19 from MIT Technology Review

Lyft is offering free rides to relief centers for customers stranded by blackout in California 

As power outages sweep across northern California in an attempt to prevent wildfires, Lyft is offering free rides to relief centers so residents will have access to electricity and drinking ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Daily Mail

California Power Outage Wreaks Havoc at Research Labs

Science laboratories in northern California are scrambling to protect precious supplies, samples, and lab animals threatened by an extensive power outage.Read more...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Gizmodo

Lyft offers free rides to relief centers during PG&E blackouts

With the planned power blackouts in California expected to continue for the next several days, Lyft is offering free rides until the end of October 15th to respite centers across parts ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Engadget

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