Anger is so intense that PG&E officials erected a barricade Wednesday outside the utility’s headquarters in San Francisco’s Financial District — for “the safety of our employees,” according to company spokeswoman Ari Vanrenen.
The economic impact may reach $2.6 billion.
One of the highest tax burden states has to turn off electricity for a million residents – possibly for several DAYS – because of its poor infrastructure? This is some third world country stuff. Yeah. Keep telling the rest of us how to live, California.
Live footage of extreme wind conditions leading to PG&E power shut down
— Michael Friedman (@theMJF) October 9, 2019
They told us to buy electric cars. They said it would be great and they would help us pay. How are we supposed to charge them if the electric company shuts off the power for days? #PGEpowershutdown #poweroutage #pgeshutoff #ElectricVehicles pic.twitter.com/HXYHsd1NyC
— Kevin O’Donnell (@MajorHole) October 9, 2019
So… This is a perfect snapshot of the #PGEpowershutdown and #poweroutage so far@LauraAnthony7 in Napa along highway 29 and 221 is at an intersection with the power out – and there’s a hot air balloon in the sky. Lots of questions about lack of winds this morning. pic.twitter.com/vwXZ0ondrO
— Eric Shackelford (@ABC7Shack) October 9, 2019
— CarbonSpoke (@carbonspoke) October 9, 2019