FOLSOM, Calif.– The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has actually released a statewide Flex Alert.
ISO is asking individuals across the state to voluntarily conserve electricity from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14. The National Weather Service has actually released excessive heat watches and cautions for portions of California. A heat advisory has been released for parts of Santa Cruz County and an excessive heat caution has actually been provided for the majority of San Benito and Monterey Counties. Extended heat over several consecutive days is anticipated to drive electricity demand greater, as nighttime temperature levels are also anticipated to be above average.The ISO suggests people utilize major appliances before 3 p.m. and after 10 p.m. and set ac system thermostats to 78 degrees or greater. A Flex Alert is provided by the ISO when the electrical energy grid is under tension because of generation or transmission interruptions, or from consistent hot temperature levels
The National Weather Service has released extreme heat watches and cautions for portions of California. A heat advisory has actually been issued for parts of Santa Cruz County and an excessive heat warning has actually been released for many of San Benito and Monterey Counties. A Flex Alert is provided by the ISO when the electrical power grid is under stress since of generation or transmission outages, or from relentless hot temperature levels