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ISO issues Flex Alert for energy conservation tomorrow

FOLSOM, Calif. – The California Independent System Operator (ISO), with extreme heat forecast for much of California and the Southwest, has issued a statewide Flex Alert to encourage electricity conservation tomorrow from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to reduce stress on the grid and avoid power outages. When past Flex Alerts have been called, consumers […]

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ISO Stage 3 Emergency declaration lifted; power restored statewide

FOLSOM, Calif. August 14, 2020 – The California Independent System Operator (ISO) announced it has terminated its Stage 3 Emergency declaration. Power that had been disrupted as part of the emergency has been restored statewide. The grid operator went into Stage 3 Emergency at 6:36 p.m., ordering utilities to implement rotating power outages to protect […]

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The ISO Declares Stage 2 Emergency; Power Outages Possible

August 14, 2020 – The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has declared a statewide Stage 2 Emergency for Friday, August 14, due to excessive heat driving up electricity use and putting strain on the grid. During this emergency, if system conditions do not improve, the ISO would declare a Stage 3, which will lead to rotating […]

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Statewide Flex Alert issued for Friday, calling for energy conservation

FOLSOM, Calif. August 13, 2020 – 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. on Friday, Aug. 14. With high temperatures in the forecast, the power grid operator is predicting an increase in electricity demand, primarily from residential air […]

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Largest battery storage system in US connects to California ISO grid

FOLSOM, Calif. July 13, 2020 – The California Independent System Operator (ISO) connected the largest battery storage resource in the nation to its power grid last month, signaling an era of rapid battery growth for the ISO in the next several years. The initial phase of LS Power Group’s Gateway Energy Storage Project in San […]