California ISO Declares a Statewide Flex Alert Due to High Temperatures

first_imgThe California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) is declaring a Flex Alert, a request for consumers to conserve electricity today, especially during peak demand time from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Electricity supplies statewide are expected to be tight because of high summer temperatures driving up demand, power plant outages, and transmission line import capacity reductions. Power imports may be limited today because of high temperatures in neighboring states.Consumers are urged to conserve electricity today, especially during the late afternoon when air conditioners push power consumption to the highest point of the day. Find Flex Alert tips at for July 27, 2016 Flex AlertHigh temperatures are forecast for the entire state. Energy demand is expected to be high and consumers are urged to conserve electricity until after 9 p.m.Forecast peak demand: 45,867 megawatts between 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.Outlook for July 28, 2016Temperatures will continue to be hot. Conservation is important.Outlook for July 29-30, 2016Temperatures will continue to be hot. Conservation is important.Flex AlertsThe California ISO issues a Flex Alert when the grid is under stress to meet demand caused by generation or transmission outages, or from persistent hot temperatures.Flex Alerts call for voluntary conservation before the ISO needs to start using energy reserves to maintain reliability. Conserving electricity helps avoid taking further steps to balance supply and demand, which could include in the extreme, local rotating power outages.To learn more about Flex Alerts and Stage Electrical Emergencies: Tips• Set thermostat at 78 or higher and turn off, if away• Cool with fans & draw drapes• Turn off unnecessary lights and appliances• Use major appliances in morning or late eveningLearn more: (available in Spanish and Vietnamese) EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Public Safety California ISO Declares a Statewide Flex Alert Due to High Temperatures Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 12:53 pm Business News HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFollow This Summer Most Popular Celeb Beauty TrendHerbeautyHerbeauty Community Newscenter_img Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Top of the News More Cool Stuff Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy last_img read more

Greensburg woman arrested after traffic stop

first_imgGREENSBURG, Ind. — A Greensburg woman was arrested on multiple drug-related charges after a traffic stop last week.Angela Arnett, 51, was stopped by the Indiana State Police on State Road 3, near County Road 300 North because of a non-working tail light.Police say, as the trooper was talking with Arnett, he noticed an odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle and he asked her to step out of the vehicle.According to police, while Arnett was exiting the vehicle, a pipe containing burnt plant residue fell from her pant leg, and she attempted to kick it out of the way.This resulted in a search of the vehicle.During the search, police found a straw containing powder residue which tested positive for methamphetamine.Arnett was arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.last_img read more

Single lane traffic planned on State Road 129 north of Milan

first_imgMilan, In.— The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that contractors will close one lane of State Road 129 north of Milan in Ripley County for approximately one week beginning on or after April 1 to replace a culvert just north of State Road 350.Flaggers will direct motorists through the construction zone at all times while the single lane closure is in effect.last_img