California Independent System Operator

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‘Flex Alert’ Remains In Effect Amid SoCal Heat Wave

Scorching temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday throughout Southern California.


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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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6 Cited In 2011 Southern California Blackout

Federal regulators have told six utilities and grid operators that they violated reliability standards during a 2011 blackout that left millions without power in Southern California and Mexico.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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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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Calif. Prepares For Another Summer Without San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

The agency that operates California’s power grid said Thursday it will take steps to prepare for another summer without power generation from the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant, signaling the facility may not be operational any time soon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2012