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PG&E testing tech that can snuff out wildfire caused by equipment failure before it starts

PG&E has been conducting field tests in the Calistoga area to prevent wildfires from sparking due to its equipment, a spokesperson for the utility said. The Rapid Earth Fault Current Limiter (REFCL) was first installed at a Calistoga substation in 2020 in an attempt to “instantaneously” reduce the energy flowing through faults in lines, such […]