31 Oct '14, 4pm

#Solar and wind helped California grid during challenging summer

Solar and wind power helped the California grid maintain reliability during a challenging summer this year. According to the California Independent System Operator (ISO), grid operators were up against heat waves, historic drought conditions and major wildfires. The ISO says this summer's highest level of demand reached 45,090 MW at 4:53 p.m. on Sept. 15, 2014. This compares to 45,097 MW set on June 28, 2013, and 46,846 MW on Aug. 13, 2012. The ISO's highest peak on record is 50,270 MW on July 24, 2006. On a local level, the ISO says southern California set new demand records that underscore the impact from hot temperatures recorded during the summer, especially along the coast. For example, the San Diego Gas & Electric area experienced record use on Sept. 15 and then topped the next day with an all-time record demand of 4,895 MW. The standing record peak was 4,684 MW set ...

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