California ISO Issues Flex Alert Amid Hot October Temperatures, Conservation UrgedThe California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has announced a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday afternoon, due to anticipated high demand for electricity amid unseasonably high temperatures.
Flex Alert Goes Into Effect Amid Hot Temperatures; Cal ISO Encourages Energy ConservationThe latest Flex Alert went into effect Thursday afternoon as the California Independent System Operator anticipates high energy demand as the Bay Area faces the latest round of extremely hot weather.
Bay Area Braces For Holiday Weekend Heat Wave, Call For Power ConservationAmid a forecast for poor air quality in parts of the Bay Area and a statewide call for power conservation during a predicted heat wave, some cities are working to find ways to keep vulnerable residents safe.
California ISO Says Large-Scale Power Outages Unlikely Wednesdayhe California Independent System Operator announced it does not expect large-scale power outages Wednesday, provided that residents across the state conserve energy during peak hours the way they did the previous three days.
Thousands Affected By Power Outages Around The Bay AreaA large-scale power outage affected over 7,000 customers in Berkeley and smaller outages affected thousands in other cities, according to PG&E.
2,200 PG&E Customers Without Power In ConcordPower outages that at one point Tuesday left over 10,000 PG&E customers without electrical service in the East Bay have been reduced to about 2,200.
Heat Wave Prompts 2nd Flex Alert In A Row Called For CaliforniaA Flex Alert called by the Operators of California’s electricity grid continues Thursday as states across the West swelter.
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.