Tag: Electric

Power Failure: The Adventure

Looting, auto-burglaries, package thieves, assaults, and mischief: things that can go wrong during a multi-day power outage or failure.  Whether planned to prevent wildfires by the Utility, or unplanned by earthquake, darkness and melting ice cream could be the least of your problems.  Civil unrest is also a possibility.  Imagine it, to survive it without
violence or drama.

Power Outage: “Public Safety Power Shutoff”

If you don’t think it can happen to you, or you want to know the odds, start here.  There are links to the maps the Utility is using to determine which lines to shut off during fire season.

Lower Utility Bill – Tips for Natural Gas

Are You Paying Too Much for Natural Gas? Years ago, I signed up with one of those natural gas procurement companies that promised to be cheaper than PG&E, Tiger Natural Gas, Inc.  I wanted to lower my utility bill. A couple of years later, a stranger showed me how to determine what I would have […]

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