Alerts

SEPT. 3, 2020 - NEWS RELEASE FROM CALIFORNIA ISO:   Flex Alert issued for weekend, calling for energy conservation Power grid operator predicts high heat, energy demand this holiday weekend FOLSOM, Calif. - The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert, a call for voluntary electricity conservation, beginning Saturday and Extending through Monday, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Labor Day weekend temperatures are forecast 10-20 degrees above normal for California, and the power grid operator is predicting an increase in electricity demand, primarily from air conditioning use. Overnight temperatures statewide are projected to be at least 10 degrees higher than...

  LET’S WORK TOGETHER THROUGH WEDNESDAY TO MINIMIZE POSSIBLE OUTAGES   Due to the strain on the power grid during this excessive heat wave, the CA Grid Operator, CAISO, may call for rotating outages through Wednesday, August 19. View today’s energy supply and demand outlook: http://www.caiso.com/TodaysOutlook/Pages/default.aspx.  To read more about Flex Alerts, please click here.   What’s CAISO and how does it relate to WCE? The California Independent System Operator manages the California electric grid and the energy market for 80% of the state of California. WCE depends on CAISO to ensure reliable energy, and most of the energy we use comes through CAISO. The cost of this energy...