PG&E Announces No Power Shutoffs For Nonpayment During Pandemic

By bigreid on March 12, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 18: Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) trucks sit parked on a street on June 18, 2018 in San Francisco, California. California lawmakers are saying that PG&E is considering bankruptcy after a report released by Cal Fire investigators earlier this month showed that PG&E was tied to 12 California wildfires in 2017 that destroyed thousands of homes and killed dozens of people. The fires could cost PG&E over $15 billion in fines and related liabilities. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

With all the bad news we’ve been getting the past few weeks surrounding spread of COVID-19 it’s awesome to give you some good news. PG&E announced earlier tonight that it is suspending power shutoffs due to nonpayment and offering flexible payment plans for those directly affected by the virus.

Tons of people around the Bay Area have been stressed about their finances with the spread of COVID-19 after a bunch of event cancellations, school closures, and loss of business.

Check out the announcement below.

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