• California ISO issues statewide Flex Alert for Friday

    The California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert for Friday, July 9, citing extreme temperatures across much of California and a potential capacity shortfall on the state’s electric grid. The California ISO issued a statewide #FlexAlert for tomorrow, July 9, from 4-9 p.m. due to extreme across the state heat urging consumers to […]

  • Coachella-area residents lose power after vehicle knocks down lines

    Nearly 500 Coachella-area residents were without power Wednesday morning after a vehicle slammed into an electrical pole, knocked down power lines and destroyed a junction box, authorities said. Firefighters were called at 1:36 a.m. to Avenue 53 and Calhoun Street and found a single vacant vehicle crashed against the pole, according to Cal Fire and […]

  • Estimated 2,339 customers briefly lose power in Indio.

    An estimated 2,339 customers briefly lost power this morning in Indio. The outage affecting customers in the area of Avenue 48 between Jefferson and Monroe streets was reported about 3:30 a.m, according to Imperial Irrigation District spokesman Robert Schettler. The utility reported about an hour later that all affected customers had their power restored, but […]

  • Power Outage Affects 284 IID Customers in Indio

    INDIO (CNS) – An estimated 284 customers lost power for nearly two hours Wednesday morning in Indio, where the temperature is forecast to reach 115 degrees. The Imperial Irrigation District announced the outage via social media about 9 a.m. but did not specify what portion of the city was affected. The utility reported about 10:50 […]

  • Flex Alert Issued Throughout California

    Riverside County, CA Flex Alert – a call for energy conservation – in effect today The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert that calls for voluntary electricity conservation from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. today. Consumers are urged to conserve electricity especially during the afternoon when air conditioners typically are at […]

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