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Flex Alert! Conserve electricity Friday (6/18) from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Posted on June 18, 2021

Flex Alert

The California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO) statewide Flex Alert called for Friday, June 18th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. CAISO is the organization that manages the state’s power grid.

While the Flex Alert is in effect on Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., consumers are asked to:

  • Set thermostats to 78 degrees or higher, if health permits
  • Avoid using major appliances
  • Turn off all unnecessary lights

To be as comfortable as possible during the Flex Alert hours, consumers are also strongly encouraged to take these steps earlier in the day:

  • Pre-cool your home by lowering the thermostat
  • Close window coverings to keep your home or apartment cool
  • If you need to use major appliances like your dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer, do so before the Flex Alert takes effect
  • Pre-charge electronic devices
  • Close window coverings to keep your home or apartment cool
  • Pre-charge electric vehicles

You can sign up to receive Flex Alerts and find additional conservation tips at FlexAlert.org.

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