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1/ It's time for another quarterly briefing from the #GridEdge team @WM_PowerRenew! We cover tech, business models, and policy/regulation in the grid edge space, at both customer and distribution levels. Some key observations about Q3 2019:
2/ Q3 2019 saw a huge bump in disclosed investment in the grid edge space. The majority (>$1b) is capital from Volkswagen, Goldman Sachs and BMW for Northvolt's battery gigafactory, connecting 2 hot markets: storage & EVs.
3/ A notable M&A transaction also focuses on EV: @EDF_Renewables NA acquired PowerFlex Systems, a smart charging platform, echoing other energy playersโ€™ interest in EVs. (Note that you can download more Q3 figures here: bit.ly/2BtDlFk)
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Iโ€™m not in an affected area but I was working through scenarios on what I would do this week since this is only a matter of time as a disabled medical baseline customer in San Francisco. Some thoughts ๐Ÿ‘‡

#PGEshutoff #PSPS #SuckItAbleism #CripTheVote #SF
1) there is 1 community resource center per county that is open only during the day with capacity to serve 100 people based on what I read.

How in the world would that be adequate in San Francisco? If I went there to recharge some equipment imagine the wait time!
2) I live in a multistory building and while power outages are not uncommon, an outage of 2-5 days would trap me in my home since the elevators will be out. If I had to evacuate I would have to leave my power chair which is several hundred pounds.
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FYI: @PGE4Me has announced the possibility of a widespread #PSPS. This could impact traffic lights in your area.
@PGE4Me ๐Ÿ“บ Watch this #CaltransNewsFlash with @Alisabecerra to learn how a #PublicSafetyPowerShutoff from @PGE4Me & others can impact traffic lights. ๐Ÿšฆ #knowbeforeyougo

@PGE4Me @Alisabecerra TL; DW: If a traffic light is out, treat it as a stop sign!

๐Ÿšฆ โ†”๏ธ ๐Ÿ›‘

CC: @CA_Trans_Agency, @CHP_HQ, @CA_DMV, @californiapuc, @CAL_FIRE, & @Cal_OES
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