Heat Wave Lingers; Californians Urged To Continue Conserving PowerCalifornia residents were asked to voluntarily conserve power again on Friday as the heat wave that is baking the U.S. West strained the state’s energy grid and raised the possibility of rotating outages.
UPDATE: PG&E Avoids Planned Rotating Outages Thursday as Bay Area Cooks in Record Heat WaveAs the clock ticked past 9 p.m. Thursday, Pacific Gas and Electric customers who had been warned earlier in the evening to anticipate possible rotating power outages could breathe a little easier -- and keep their air conditioners humming -- as the region sweltered under a record heat wave.
Bay Area Heat Wave Rekindles Memories Of Flex Alerts, Rotating OutagesA heat wave this week in parts of the state is being monitored daily by the Cal Independent System Operator. If a Flex Alert is called, Californians will be asked to conserve energy.
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.
Newsom: State Will 'Meet The Moment' In Face Of Wildfire, Energy ChallengesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said he was focusing every resource on battling dozens of raging wildfires and thanked residents for conserving electricity during the recent energy crisis spurred by the ongoing heat wave.
Cal ISO Lifts Stage 2 Emergency Amid Heat Wave; No Rolling Blackouts TuesdayCal ISO lifted a Stage 2 emergency Tuesday night, eliminating the need for more rotating power outages as the Bay Area continued to swelter under the ongoing heat wave.