The brought and tested a generator in town, which will be switched on if the power is turned on. It is expected to power the downtown area, along Main Street, between A Street and the RAMCO gas station.
Thursday, SDG&E reportedly shut off power to downtown Julian amid elevated wind speeds in the area.
It is a way to try and eliminate the risk of a power line getting knocked over and sparking a fire.
An SDG&E spokeswoman says if the town is switched to generator power, “customers who are powered by the generator will experience a momentary power outage and then they will have full service with no restrictions during operation. Those customers will also experience a short outage when it comes time to reconnect them back to the power grid.”