SDG&E public affairs manager addresses Rainbow CPG about shutoffs
Last updated 2/4/2021 at 11:47am
San Diego Gas & Electric public affairs manager Joe Galbadon addressed the Jan. 27 Rainbow Community Planning Group meeting to discuss the procedure for power shut offs in the event of fire risk.
Galbadon was joined by SDG&E municipal advisor Maggie Sleeper in the presentation. The talk focused on the timing of power shutoff plans, the notification process, and measures SDG&E is pursuing to reduce future shutoffs.
"The power shut offs are only used as a last resort," Galbadon said. "It creates a tremendous amount of impacts."
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