UPDATE: Flex Alert Extended Into Thursday Due to Hot Weather Across CaliforniaThe Flex Alert that went into effect Wednesday afternoon due to hot weather and anticipated high energy demand across the state has been extended into Thursday, according to officials.
Hot Weather Prompts State ISO To Issue Flex Alert For WednesdayHot weather and high energy demand in California has prompted a statewide Flex Alert for Wednesday evening, according to officials.
Flex Alert Issued For Wednesday Calls For Voluntary Electricity ConservationThe California Independent System Operator (ISO) is asking residents to conserve electricity from 4 p.m to 9 p.m., to reduce the strain on the state's power grid.
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.
State Power Officials Lift Rolling Outage Order; Electricity Being Restored To Bay Area NeighborhoodsStraining under a spike in demand for electricity under sweltering temperatures, state power grid officials Friday night ordered utilities companies for the first time since the energy crisis in 2001 to begin rolling, one-hour outages to thousands of customers.