California Dodges Outages During Heat Wave But EV Owners Push Grid CapacityAlthough the record-breaking heat wave eased slightly Friday, California ISO again issued a Flex Alert urging Californians to conserve power to relieve stress on the grid. Many eectric vehicle owners who had to travel couldn't comply.
'Extreme Heat Storm' Scorches State; Temperature Records Tumble, San Francisco Hits 100; Livermore 111A blistering holiday-weekend heat wave sent records tumbling across the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday as an "extreme heat storm" maintained its grip on the region.
States Re-Examine Security After Russia-Linked Malware Targets Utility In VermontVermont's Burlington Electric Department confirmed Friday it had found malware code used in a Russian hacking effort.
PG&E To Add Security After San Jose 'Terrorism' Incident; Cost To Ratepayers UnclearPG&E announced a plan on Monday to increase security at its network of electricity substations after the high-profile attack on a San Jose substation last year.
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.
KCBS In Depth: Gas Pipeline Safety An interview with Mark Toney with TURN on efforts being made by state regulators and utility companies to ensure pipeline safety in California.