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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