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Record-breaking temperatures are leading to historic high forecasted demands for power, putting even greater strain on the California Independent System Operator (ISO) electrical grid and significantly increasing the likelihood of rotating outages unless consumers can reduce their energy use even more than they have so far. “This is an extraordinary …continue reading

According to current forecasts by the California Independent System Operator (Cal ISO), today’s peak demand for electricity of 43,618 megawatts will exceed forecast available capacity of 40,417 megawatts sometime around 3 p.m. this afternoon. Cal ISO recommends that individual users of electricity lower the actual demand by following some simple …continue reading