(The Daily Caller) The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) warned in May that California faced “significant risk of encountering operating conditions that could result in operating reserve shortfalls.”
Expected power demand is expected to outstrip California’s available generating capacity by about 5,000 megawatts on Tuesday, according to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO).
California’s power grid operators urge residents to curb air conditioning during the evening as scorching heat rolls over the U.S. Southwest. https://t.co/Dm0ONetoQS
— AP West Region (@APWestRegion) July 24, 2018