heat wave

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Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an emergency proclamation to free up additional energy capacity amid extreme temperatures across California. The proclamation permits power plants to generate more power by suspending certain permitting requirements, helping to alleviate the heat-induced demands on the state’s energy grid. Facilities are required to report any …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

With the West Coast heat wave projected to intensify over the coming days, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to free up additional energy capacity. The Governor signed an emergency proclamation that temporarily allows some energy users and utilities to use backup energy sources to relieve pressure on the …continue reading