batteryOur community is no stranger to the perils of wildfire season. With wildland urban interface (WUI) land throughout our region, the City of San Leandro becomes subject to public safety power shuttoffs (PSPS). 

During rolling blackouts, it is critical that the City can keep our power on to maintain essential services. From public safety to basic energy needs, critical services were compromised in the face of PSPS, but those days appear to have sunset. 

San Leandro is adding battery energy storage systems to ensure the continuity of these services, regardless of weather conditions or PSPS. Moreover, we’ve added solar panels at essential sites, such as the Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP), that have made us that much more independent from the electricity grid.