First standalone power system placed in Briceburg

PG&E partners with company to launch unique solution to remote power outages


The Briceburg power production is a pilot project by PG&E, partnered with BoxPower. This onsite energy production is the first of its kind in North America, according to Bennett Chabot, the PG&E program lead for the remote grid initiative. Photo by Christina Manuel

Five PG&E meter customers in Briceburg are now living off the grid — except they’re not really off the grid.

Instead, they’re getting their energy from solar arrays, via an on-site power production built right behind...

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