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Cal ISO Control Room

Californians Urged To Conserve Power On Thursday

The California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday, asking people to voluntary conserve power.

02/06/2014

Cal ISO Control Room

Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert Through Tuesday, Urges Reduced Electricity Use

The California Independent System Operator has issued a Flex Alert for Northern California for Monday and Tuesday, and is asking consumers to reduce their energy use because of anticipated high demand.

07/01/2013

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Vandalism At San Jose PG&E Substation Called ‘Sabotage’

In apparent acts of “sabotage” in the South Bay early Tuesday, someone cut fiber optic cables, knocking out some 911 service, and then fired a rifle at a PG&E substation, Santa Clara County’s sheriff said.

04/16/2013

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State’s Ongoing Heat Wave Prompts New Call To Cutback On Energy

With more hot temperatures expected Tuesday, a statewide Flex Alert is in effect, and residents are being urged to cut back on energy use during peak daytime hours, a California Independent System Operator spokeswoman said.

08/14/2012

Potrero Hill Power Plant (CBS)

Potrero Hill Power Plant To Close Amid Environmental Concerns

State energy regulators and local officials announced Monday that San Francisco’s last fossil fuel-burning power plant will close on Jan. 1.

CBS San Francisco–12/21/2010