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The Great California Electricity Blackout that Wasn’t

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Codirector, Energy Program, NRDC

Since joining NRDC in 1979, Ralph Cavanagh has focused on removing barriers to cost-effective energy efficiency and on the role that electric and natural gas utilities can play in leading a clean...

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Julian Silk on Sep 14, 2022

The California regulators also issued warnings to not charge EVs during certain hours.  There were few enough and consumers obeyed enough to make it work.  As is stated in the article, there is no sanction for complacency and next time may be different.

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