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Power company PG&E in California has begun deliberate blackouts affecting some 800,000 customers. It is trying to reduce the risk of the equipment igniting wildfires during high winds.

PG&E Aims To Prevent Sparking Wildfires With Planned Blackouts

By Jeremy Siegel NPR
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