Mix Of Summer Season, Wildfires, Drought May Push Power Grid Limits

Everyone needs to wake up & act on this reality. Nobodys doing anything different that I’ve seen. This makes 2 resources endangered. while everyone acts like water is an infinite resource like oil. A burnt down house shouldnt be a wake up call.

CBS Los Angeles

ALHAMBRA (CBSLA.com) — State energy officials Friday warned the statewide drought and continued threat of wildfires could pose challenges to power supplies in coming weeks.

KNX 1070’s Jon Baird reports officials with California Independent System Operator (CAL ISO) reminded customers to conserve energy whenever possible, especially on hot days.[cbs-audio-player title=”Mix Of Summer Season, Wildfires, Drought May Push Power Grid Limits” artist=”Jon Baird” download=false image=”http://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/knx-logo-black.jpg” url=”https://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/mp3_bc_-wav_carts_power-warning-jba-1.mp3″ station_name=”KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO” station_logo=”http://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/knx-radio.jpg”]

In its May outlook report, CAL ISO stated that despite California’s severe drought and its impact on energy from hydroelectric dams, electricity supplies statewide should remain adequate “assuming no unforeseen major situations”.

Steve Berberich, CAL ISO President and CEO, said the agency prepares in advance for the surge in energy demand from increased air condition use, which doubles the amount of electricity needed during the summer.

The greater threat this summer, according to Berberich, could come from wildfires that might threaten…

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