California ISO calls for shedding 1,900 Mw

California’s electrical power system continues to teeter on the edge. With peak usage beating earlier forecasts, the California Independent System Operator declared its 13th Stage 2 power emergency Wednesday and called on state utilities to shed all voluntary load available, about 1,900 Mw.

OGJ Online Senior Power Writer Ann de Rouffignac examines the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s proposal to make the nation’s transmission operate more efficiently and the industry’s response to it.

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