Preparing for Power Outages…Remember the PSPS?

As we all adjusted to life in the face of a shelter-in-place order from the coronavirus outbreak, it got me thinking about other disruptions. Usually, we cannot know the exact nature of upcoming disasters, but typically, we know enough to plan for the kinds of interruptions they can pose. The last time my life was … Read more

Energy Alternatives in a PSPS World

I have been contemplating how people can make their homes more marketable in a world where PG&E Planned Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) are now the norm. In the coming years, homes with backup sources of electricity may be more popular than those without. Before we get to those backup options, I’d like to take a … Read more