Californians Urged To Conserve Power On ThursdayThe California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday, asking people to voluntary conserve power.
Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert Through Tuesday, Urges Reduced Electricity UseThe 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.
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.
State's Ongoing Heat Wave Prompts New Call To Cutback On EnergyWith 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.
Potrero Hill Power Plant To Close Amid Environmental ConcernsState energy regulators and local officials announced Monday that San Francisco’s last fossil fuel-burning power plant will close on Jan. 1.