California heatwave brings more CO2-intensive generation online ahead of WCI auction

Published 18:38 on August 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:10 on August 18, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Hotter weather across California is pushing power consumption above pre-coronavirus levels and leading to rolling blackouts, with carbon-intensive sources making up a larger share of the grid, according to California Independent System Operator (CAISO) data.

Hotter weather across California is pushing power consumption above pre-coronavirus levels and leading to rolling blackouts, with carbon-intensive sources making up a larger share of the grid, according to California Independent System Operator (CAISO) data.

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