The California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert Thursday in wake of a natural gas shortage.
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.
The agency that coordinates the state’s electricity supply said Tuesday that California should have adequate amounts of power on hand this summer.
One of the nation’s biggest banks is denying allegations of possible energy market manipulation in Southern California and throughout the state.
Consumers are encouraged to reduce their energy use, especially between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
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.
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.
State energy officials on Wednesday said simply turning off the lights this summer could determine whether residents will face blackouts.
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?