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Mix Of Summer Season, Wildfires, Drought May Push Power Grid Limits

State energy officials Friday warned the statewide drought and continued threat of wildfires could pose challenges to power supplies in coming weeks.

06/27/2014

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Natural Gas Shortage Prompts Statewide Flex Alert

The California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert Thursday in wake of a natural gas shortage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2014

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OC Power Customers Face Summer Squeeze

It could be a long, hot summer for Orange County residents and businesses who may face power shortages following the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

06/12/2013

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Officials: Calif. To Have Adequate Amount Of Power This Summer

The agency that coordinates the state’s electricity supply said Tuesday that California should have adequate amounts of power on hand this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2013

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Chase Targeted In Probe Into Alleged Energy Market Manipulation

One of the nation’s biggest banks is denying allegations of possible energy market manipulation in Southern California and throughout the state.

08/15/2012

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Heat Wave Triggers Flex Alert Tuesday

Consumers are encouraged to reduce their energy use, especially between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2012

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2nd Flex Alert In One Week Issued For California

The week-long Southern California heat wave has triggered another Flex Alert, asking consumers to conserve electricity between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

08/13/2012

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Statewide Flex Alert Issued For Friday Through Sunday

A statewide Flex alert asking Californians to conserve power has been issued for the weekend between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., in the midst of a brutal heat wave.

08/09/2012

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Customers Urged To Trim Power Usage Ahead Of Summer Heat

State energy officials on Wednesday said simply turning off the lights this summer could determine whether residents will face blackouts.

06/27/2012

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Customers Asked To Limit Summer Power Use If San Onofre Repairs Delayed

Will Southland power customers be willing to curtail their air conditioning use during the hottest months of the year if the San Onofre plant isn’t back online by then?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/23/2012

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