Flex Alert In Place Friday Evening Amid Scorching HeatA Flex Alert will be in effect Friday evening statewide in an effort to relieve stress on the state’s power grid, as air conditioners across the Southland will be humming to stave off temperatures likely to reach triple-digits in many areas.
Flex Alert In Place Friday Night As Heat Wave Roils SoCalLast year, heat waves sparked rolling blackouts in California for the first time since 2001, and helped contribute to the spread of a historic number of wildfires up and down the state.
Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert For Thursday Due To Heat Wave, Extended To FridayThursday’s Flex Alert will be in effect from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. During that time, residents are urged avoid using major appliances, turn off any unnecessary lights, and set their thermostats to 78 degrees or higher.
What Is A Flex Alert?The alerts 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.
Heat Wave Triggers Flex Alert Thursday, SoCal Asked To Conserve PowerThe California Independent System Operator has issued a Flex Alert from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday.
Flex Alert In Effect Thursday, LA Experiences Sizzling Triple-Digit HeatAn excessive heat warning is in effect for the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys, the Inland Empire and parts of Ventura County through 8 p.m. Thursday.
'Thank You California For Protecting The Grid Again': ISO Lifts Stage 2 EmergencyThe California Independent System Operator, which oversees the operation of California's bulk electric power system, lifted a Stage 2 Emergency on Sunday night and thanked residents for their efforts toward conservation.
Newsom Signs Emergency Order To Free Up Power During Heat WaveGov. Gavin Newsom took steps Thursday in an effort to try and avoid potential rolling blackouts and ease strain on the state’s power grid.
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.