What Is The Purpose Of Flex Alerts During A Heat Wave?They are issued when temperatures are expected to be so high that they prompt a subsequent increase in energy use that could potentially stress the power grid, causing outages or forcing rolling blackouts.
Scorching Temps Trigger Calif. Statewide Flex Alert Over Labor Day WeekendThe Flex Alert will run between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Flex Alert In Effect Through Wednesday As Dangerous Heat Wave ContinuesResidents are asked to conserve their power use between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. every day through at least Wednesday
DMV Offices To Close Early This Week To Conserve EnergyAll DMV office will close at 3 p.m. through Wednesday, in conjunction with a statewide Flex Alert.
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.
Statewide Flex Alert In Place Due To High TempsA statewide flex alert is in place until 10 p.m. due to high energy demand.
Flex Alert Issued Due To High Temperatures Across The WestThe hottest days of the heat wave are expected to be Tuesday and Wednesday, raising concerns for power outages, heat-related illnesses, and wildfire danger.
Flex Alert Friday As Stifling Heat Envelops SoCalLADWP officials said demand on the electrical grid reached a record level Thursday, hitting 6,502 megawatts.
Conserve Power: Statewide Flex Alert Again WednesdayElectrical demand Tuesday topped 44,000 megawatts. The highest demand ever recorded by the system was 50,270 megawatts in 2006.
Scorching Heat Prompts Calif. Flex AlertResidents are urged to voluntarily conserve electricity to ease demand on the power grid Tuesday and Wednesday.
California Heat Prompts Statewide 'Flex Alert'Operators of California's power grid have issued a so-called Flex Alert calling for energy conservation due to high temperatures in the state.