California power use to hit record high, raising chance of blackouts

Temperatures soar as heat blankets the state, pushing its power supply to the limit

06 September 2022 - 20:56 By Brian K. Sullivan and Josh Saul

The punishing heatwave that has been smothering California for days was set to peak on Tuesday, driving power use on the state’s grid to an all-time high and raising the spectre of blackouts...

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