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Customer Alerts


The California ISO has issued a Flex Alert for July 28th asking consumers and businesses to conserve energy between the hours of 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Before 4 p.m., please:

  • Pre-cool your home or work space by lowering your thermostat
  • Do laundry
  • Run the dishwasher
  • Charge your electric vehicle
  • Charge laptops and phones
  • Set pool pumps to run in the early morning late at night

Between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m., please:

  • Set air conditioning to 78 degrees or higher, if health permits
  • Avoid using major appliances
  • Turn off all unnecessary lights
  • Unplug devices or turn off power strips
  • Close blinds and drapes
  • Limit time the refrigerator is open

Please help us get these important messages out to your friends and neighbors so we can all prepare and prevent power outages. Thank you.

Helpful Resources

  • FlexAlert.org provides energy conservation tips in four languages and allows consumers to sign up for alerts;
  • Today’s Outlook, on the CAISO.Com website, provides supply and demand forecasts for the day
  • ISO’s News page 2021 Summer conditions section provides Heat Bulletin, System Conditions Bulletin, informational fact sheets, summer readiness section, information on Flex Alerts, b-roll, informational videos, and more.
  • ISO Energy Matters blog provides consumers with updated information on ISO issues, reports, and initiatives.
  • ISO’s Summer Readiness page provides information on last year’s outages, our summer assessment, initiatives to prepare for summer, and joint monthly reports to the State Legislature.
  • Joint Fact Sheet on Summer Readiness provides a summary of summer readiness activities conducted by the CPUC, CEC and ISO.