Stories of Energy Resilience: Rosanne Ratkiewich Prepares for Public Safety Power Shutoffs

Rosanne Ratkiewich and her husband had purchased their own home in Oakland, California, and knew they wanted to create a model of energy independence there using renewable energy. When the first public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) hit the Bay Area during the 2019 wildfire season, a backup battery solution became critical for energy continuity – especially important for their medical supplies that required refrigeration. Watch to hear Rosanne’s story and her call for others seeking energy independence to take advantage of rebates and incentives that are available for clean energy systems.