California could have helped low-income residents weather PG&e blackouts. But it didn’t happen.

Mother Jones | Nov 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  • This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership.
  • In 2017, California designated funding to help disadvantaged residents and community organizations access new technology like solar batteries, through its Self Generation Incentive Program’s Equity Budget.
  • And because funding can now be coupled with existing solar panel incentives aimed at disadvantaged residents, people can take advantage of both programs at the same time.