An Alberta Emergency Alert was issued today for Alberta (Jan 13). 

The extreme cold is resulting in a high power demand and has placed the Alberta grid at a high risk of rotating power outages. 

Albertan's are asked to immediately limit their electricity usage to their essental needs only.

Turn off any unessisary lights and/or appliances. 

Minamize use of space heaters.

Delay usage of major power appliances.

Delay charging electrical vehicles and/or plugging in block heaters.

To cook with microwaves instead of the stove.

For more information visit the Alberta Electric System Operators website.

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