Flex Alert Issued 9-5-2020
The California ISO has declared a
STAGE 2 ELECTRIC EMERGENCY
Today from 5:49 PM to 11:00 PM
VPU requests maximum conservation to help avoid outages. Please help by taking simple steps such as:
Shift energy use to morning and nighttime hours Turn off all unnecessary lights and appliances when leaving area.Set air conditioning thermostats to 78 degrees, if health permits.Defer use of major appliances.Turn off unnecessary lights.Unplug unused electrical devices.Close blinds and drapes.Use fans when possible.Limit time the refrigerator door is open.
In a Stage 3 Emergency, rolling blackouts may become necessary. Consumer conservation during Stage 2 can help lower demand and avoid further actions including outages, and lessen the duration of an outage.
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