Theories Abound over California Blackouts Cause August 30, 2020 By Hudson Sangree and Robert Mullin By Hudson SangreeObservers cited dependence on imports, underperformance of natural gas and wind, and market manipulation as possible causes of California’s recent blackouts. | © RTO Insider 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 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. Navy Newsom Reappoints 2 CAISO GovernorsGov. Gavin Newsom reappointed Ashutosh Bhagwat and Angelina Galiteva to their fourth three-year terms on the CAISO Board of Governors. | © RTO Insider CAISO Blames Blackouts on Inadequate Resources, CPUCCAISO said millions of residents could be blacked out this week because it does not have enough power to meet demand during the Western heat wave. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.