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October 14 - NEWS RELEASE FROM CALIFORNIA ISO:   Flex Alert issued for tomorrow; statewide energy conservation needed Unseasonable high heat will lead to increased electricity demand late in day FOLSOM, Calif. - The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert, a call for voluntary electricity conservation, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow. With high temperatures in the forecast, the power grid operator is predicting an increase in electricity demand, primarily from air conditioning use. The temperatures are above normal for this time of year, creating an anticipated shortage in energy supply in the late afternoon hours through the evening. Consumers...