California ISO has issued an Energy Emergency Alert on Wednesday September 7 2022 from 4:00pm-9:00pm.
Record Breaking Heat is creating high demand for energy.
The Grid Operator may order rotating power outages to lower demand and stabilize the system.
The emergency alert has been declared to help the grid secure more supplies and urge market participants to lower demand on the system. The state and much of the West is enduring an historically long and record-breaking heat wave, straining the grid from high
Record Heat and Demand has created electricity supplies running low.
Consumers Should Receive Notifications From Power Providers On Areas Affected
Phone/Text/Email Notifications Should Be Sent From Power Provider To Their Customers
Prepare A Outage Kit
Outage Kit Should Include
Battery-powered radio or television
A phone that does not require electricity
Non-electric alarm clock
Bottled water and nonperishable food
Manual can opener
First aid kit
Manufacturer’s instructions on how to manually open power-operated doors (e.g., garage doors)
Protest Your Computer From Power Surges
Protect your computer from power surges with proper electrical connections.
Have a battery backup for your computer for use during outages.
If you work out of your home, take steps to secure back-up power, lighting, and safety options during an outage.