CAISO Avoids Blackouts amid Brutal Heat, Fires September 7, 2020By Hudson SangreeBy Hudson SangreeAmid another heat wave and raging wildfires, CAISO called for massive conservation efforts and aid from neighboring utilities but averted blackouts. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:CAISO Readies for Weekend Heat WaveCAISO called for extra capacity and conservation and put grid maintenance on hold as it faces a Labor Day weekend heat wave like the one that strained its system in mid-August.CAISO Provides More Details on BlackoutsCAISO and the California PUC and Energy Commission explained to Gov. Gavin Newsom why the state had two days of rolling blackouts recently. | U.S. NavyPGE Traders Burned by California Heat WavePGE said that it suffered $127 million in losses from wholesale electricity trades because of recent volatility in the California energy market. | Sherman County, Ore. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.