David R. Baker

energy and clean tech reporter at Bloomberg

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PG&E, the largest electric utility in the state, filed for bankruptcy today.

As PG&E seeks protection from creditors, some who sued PG&E are no longer getting payments

PG&E, the largest electric utility in the state, filed for bankruptcy today.

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