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Newsom details threat to power grid ahead of heat wave [Video]

Alternative Energy News

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS RADIO) – Ahead of an extreme heat wave set to hit California with triple-digit temperatures over the weekend, Gov. Gavin Newsom detailed critical efforts the state will be taking and outlined how residents can help.

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Between this Wednesday and next Wednesday, the state is set to experience a prolonged heat wave, bringing triple-digit temperatures to areas of California that do not commonly experience severe weather.

The California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, as officials anticipate a spike in demand due to increased air conditioning use.

“We are anticipating this extreme heat to be a length and duration we haven’t experienced in a long time,” Newsom warned.

Not only will the weather be scorching, but it also threatens the state’s electricity reserve.

“Energy reliability is becoming more challenging and stressed. Last year we experienced one of our largest sources …

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