A statewide Flex Alert will be in effect through Thursday night, California ISO announced.
This means residents are asked to conserve as much electricity as possible from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on both days due to above-normal temperatures.
During the hours that a Flex Alert is in effect, consumers are strongly encouraged to take these specific actions:
Consumers are also encouraged to use fans for cooling and unplug unused electrical items.
In the hours before a Flex Alert takes effect, consumers are encouraged to the following steps, which help people be more comfortable when cutting back on their electricity usage:
Go here for tips on how to prepare for the Flex Alert and for ways to help save energy.
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