In an attempt to make the city’s power grid more resilient from shutdowns, Liccardo proposed creating a city-run power utility that would construct multiple micro grid generating systems throughout San Jose. The city would eventually take control of PG&E transmission lines, possibly though eminent domain.
This comes on the heels of an unpopular planned shutoff by Pacific Gas and Electricity. Jesse Gary reports.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo promised to hold a public hearing to address communication issues that led to over 350 people having to be rescued by firefighters from their flooded homes on Tuesday.
The City of San Jose is facing a class action lawsuit over how it handled protests outside a Donald Trump rally last month.