Flex Alert Extended To 9 PM Thursday Due To Heat, Power Outage In IrvineThe California Independent System Operator Wednesday extended a Flex Alert through Thursday due to above-normal temperatures and high energy demand in much of the state.
CAL-ISO Urges Residents To Help Conserve Power After Historic Storm Hits Texas, MidwestMillions are without water and power after a massive winter storm brought snow, ice and record-breaking cold temperatures to the Lone Star State.
Cal ISO Encourages Energy Conservation To Help States Struggling With Power Outages In Winter StormThe storm has not impacted California’s electrical grid, but Cal ISO says they continue to monitor the extreme winter weather conditions beyond the Golden State.
Cal ISO Warns Rolling Blackouts Possible, Calls For Conservation As Power Grid StrainsThe California Independent System Operator (Cal ISO) declared a Stage 2 emergency as of 2:30 p.m., indicating severe strain on the electrical system.
California Governor Warns More Rolling Blackouts 'Very Likely'; 3.3M Homes Statewide Brace For Power OutagesOfficials with Cal ISO - which oversees roughly 80% of the state's power grid through SoCal Edison and others - said rolling blackouts could begin as early as 4 p.m.
LA Activates Cooling Centers As Extreme Heat Arrives in Southern CaliforniaThe high heat is being exacerbated by remnants of the tropical system “Elida," which Cal ISO says is reducing solar generation, leading to tighter energy supplies.
Less Snowpack, More Outages? California Power Agency Issues Summer WarningA weaker-than-expected snowpack in Northern California could mean tighter power supplies when temperatures heat up this summer.
Cal-ISO Issues 'Flex Alert' Amid Heat Wave State energy officials Tuesday issued a "flex alert" urging residents to conserve electricity amid a heat wave expected to linger in the Southland for the rest of the week.
Mix Of Summer Season, Wildfires, Drought May Push Power Grid LimitsState energy officials Friday warned the statewide drought and continued threat of wildfires could pose challenges to power supplies in coming weeks.
Natural Gas Shortage Prompts Statewide Flex AlertThe California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert Thursday in wake of a natural gas shortage.
OC Power Customers Face Summer SqueezeIt 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.
Officials: Calif. To Have Adequate Amount Of Power This SummerThe agency that coordinates the state’s electricity supply said Tuesday that California should have adequate amounts of power on hand this summer.
Chase Targeted In Probe Into Alleged Energy Market ManipulationOne of the nation's biggest banks is denying allegations of possible energy market manipulation in Southern California and throughout the state.
Heat Wave Triggers Flex Alert TuesdayConsumers are encouraged to reduce their energy use, especially between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
2nd Flex Alert In One Week Issued For CaliforniaThe 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.