Power grid strained by heat, nearly 7,000 PG&E customers lose power in San Francisco

Published September 8, 2022 3:46PM SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly 7,000 Pacific Gas & Electric customers in San Francisco lost power Thursday afternoon, as...

September 9, 2022
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Published September 8, 2022 3:46PM SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly 7,000 Pacific Gas & Electric customers in San Francisco lost power Thursday afternoon, as a historic heat wave has stifled the Bay Area since the Labor Day holiday weekend.  By 4 p.m., the majority of customers' who lost power in San Francisco had their energy restored. But the heat has certainly tested the state's power grid.  PG&E's outage map reported 6,496 (down from 6,922 minutes earlier) customers were affected by the unplanned outage as of 3:27 p.

Ktvu Staff