• Heat Wave Prompts Call For Voluntary Power Conservation Thursday

    With temperatures soaring in Riverside County and beyond, a Flex Alert calling on residents to voluntary cut their power use will be in effect Thursday evening in hopes of reducing strain on the state’s power grid. According to the California Independent System Operator, which manages the state’s power grid, the Flex Alert will be in […]

  • Cal ISO: Power Outages averted due to conservation

        The California Independent System Operator  (Cal ISO) said that power outages Sunday were averted because consumers voluntarily cut back on electricity usage. The announcement came via a Tweet just before 9:00PM Sunday. Earlier, Cal ISO issued a dire warning that rolling power blackouts were “likely” starting at 4:00PM Sunday unless Californians drastically reduced […]

  • Californians responded-Blackouts Averted

    The California Independent System Operator (Cal ISO) which controls electricity flow throughout the state, says rolling blackout were averted Wednesday because Californians responded to pleas to cut electricity usage. Because of extreme demand on the state’s electrical supplies, Cal ISO issued Flex Alert at 2:00PM Wednesday, compared to 3:00PM in previous days.  The alert called […]

  • Blackouts Monday averted-Cal ISO: “Conservation efforts worked”

    The California Independent System Operator (ISO) tonight issued the following announcement that no rotating power outages are anticipated, thanks to reduced demand due to consumer conservation and cooler than expected weather. The grid operator earlier declared a Stage 2 Emergency, and had expected to have to order load shed to take the strain off the grid. […]

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