Austin Utilities issues Peak Alert through 8 p.m.

(ABC 6 News) – Austin Utilities has issued a Peak Alert that lasts until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Customers are asked to reduce their electric usage during this time.

Ways to reduce electric use:

  • Turn off non-essential lighting
  • Turn off task lighting at desk
  • Turn of radios
  • Turn up AC Thermostat 2+ degrees
  • Turn off any computers or monitors not in use
  • Turn off restroom and closet lighting
  • Turn off unnecessary fans
  • Turn of televisions
  • Close doors to unconditioned spaces

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