PG&E announces initiative to underground 10K miles of power lines

photo of Berkeley buildings and power lines during fire season
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PG&E’s plan to underground 10,000 miles of power lines intends to reduce the risk of wildfires in California, which are often caused by high wind events that lead to parking on power lines or equipment failure.

PG&E announced a safety initiative to protect communities from the threat of wildfire by moving 10,000 miles of power lines in areas with high fire risk underground.
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