Katherine Blunt has covered power, renewable energy and utilities for The Wall Street Journal since 2018 and is based in San Francisco. Much of her work has focused on wildfires, drought and other challenges facing utilities in the West. Her coverage of PG&E was a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting and earned a Gerald Loeb award, the highest honor in business reporting. She is the author of California Burning: The Fall of Pacific Gas and Electric and What it Means for America’s Power Grid. Prior to joining the Journal, Katherine was a business reporter at the Houston Chronicle. Before that, she covered transportation for the San Antonio Express-News.
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