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A powerful presentation: PG&E turns to tech, burying transmission lines to tackle wildfires

PG&E ON THURSDAY answered critics wondering what it’s doing about powerline-caused wildfires escalating in severity the past decade thanks to climate change. The utility hosted a wildfire mitigation innovation event at its San Ramon conference center, much of which dealt with overhead powerlines — one of the main culprits of wildfire ignition in recent years. […]