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News Release

High Temps Trigger Statewide Flex Alert for Friday, July 9, 2021

Residents Asked to Conserve Power from 4-9 p.m.

For immediate release: June 9, 2021

A statewide electricity Flex Alert has been issued by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) for the hours of 4 - 9 p.m., Friday, July 9, due to high temperatures and the resulting high energy demand. All Californians are asked to reduce their electricity use as much as possible during that time. In Moreno Valley, the temperature is expected to reach as high as 97 degrees.

Simple ways to conserve power include:

  • Turning off non-essential lights and appliances
  • Using major appliances only before 4 pm or after 9 pm
  • Setting AC no lower than 78 degrees, and turning the AC off when leaving home;
  • Closing drapes or blinds
  • Setting pool pumps for overnight cycle

Please monitor the California ISO website at www.caiso.com for updated information, or contact Moreno Valley Utility at 951-413-3500 or 1-844-341-6469.

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Las Temperaturas Altas Activan La Alerta “Flex” Estatal para el viernes 9 de julio de 2021

Se Les Pide a Los Residentes que Conserven Energía de 4 a 9 p.m.

El Operador del Sistema Independiente de California (CAISO) emitió una Alerta “Flex” de electricidad en todo el estado para el viernes 9 de julio de 4 a 9 pm debido a las altas temperaturas y la alta demanda de energía. Se les pide a todos los residentes que reduzcan su uso de electricidad tanto como sea posible durante ese tiempo. En Moreno Valley, se espera que la temperatura alcance hasta 97 grados.

Las maneras simples de conservar energía incluyen:

  • Apagar las luces y los aparatos que no sean esenciales
  • Usar electrodomésticos grandes solo antes de las 4 pm o después de las 9 pm
  • Ajuste la posición de su termostato a no menos de 78 grados y apagar su aire acondicionado al salir de casa
  • Cerrar las cortinas o persianas
  • Configurar las bombas de piscina para que se prenda durante la noche

Consulte el sitio web de ISO de California en www.caiso.com para obtener información actualizada, o comuníquese con Moreno Valley Utility al 951-413-3500 o 1-844-341-6469.

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