New Power Plants Are California's Latest Effort To Avoid Rolling BlackoutsCalifornia is flexing a new muscle to strengthen the power grid in the fight to stop Northern California's devastating rolling blackouts. State grid operators say we currently face a 3,500-megawatt energy shortfall this year—and next summer looks even worse.
String Of Triple-Digit Heat In Forecast; Flex Alert Issued For WednesdayA Flex Alert is set to go into effect Wednesday afternoon as temperatures spike across Northern California.
Additional Capacity Added To California Electrical Grid In Hopes Of Reducing Power ShutoffsAfter a summer of blackouts and planned power shutoffs in 2020, there's a new effort underway to keep California's power grid from overloading.
Officials Managing State's Electrical Grid Warn Of Possible Rolling BlackoutsWith sweltering temperatures roasting just about every part of the state, power officials have issued their first flex alert of the season, to avoid rolling blackouts.