California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday urged residents to conserve electricity between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. as the power grid struggles to accommodate increased air conditioner use amid a heat wave.
In a bid to relieve pressure on the state’s strained power grid, Newsom, a Democrat, asked Californians to “pre-cool” their homes earlier in the day when more power is available. He suggested people run their air conditioning in the morning and keep their doors and windows closed.
“This heat wave is on track to be both the hottest and longest for this state and many parts of the west for the month of September,” Newsom said on Twitter….
Source: The Epoch Times