18 October 2019

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800 thousand houses disconnected from the power with good intentions

In California, the largest energy supplier ceased to supply electricity to both private and legal persons, disabling more than 800 million homes.

This measure - a necessary, explain in Racific Gas and Electric, as in the state expect strong winds with gusts exceeding 110 km / h.

According to the company brand Misisena, "take such measures solely for the purpose of fire safety. This precaution is unprecedented in our practice, but the decision in the PG & E plan to complete because of continuing bad weather conditions."

Last year, ripped power lines caused a major fire. California fire service experts recognized PG & E its culprit - blaze killed at least 80 people.

The company was ordered to pay in compensation of one billion dollars, reports Euronews.

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