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Not-So-Reddy Kilowatt

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Here in the Silicon Valley, the technological center of the universe, all the chatter over the past few days is how we’re going to lose…………..electricity.

Well, not specifically in Palo Alto. But in various parts of the state, since – – it’s windy (I am not making this up). See, a couple of years ago, PG&E inadvertently set some towns on fire, since their ancient infrastructure got blown down and lit forests on fire, which sent this huge utility into bankruptcy. So they’re being a bit gun-shy now.