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Peak Alert Issued for Thursday Afternoon

Peak Alert Issued for Thursday Afternoon

July 12, 2018 01:27 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Austin Utilities, Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services, MiEnergy Cooperative and People's Energy Cooperative have all issued a peak energy alert starting at 2 p.m. on Thursday.

The alert is due to high demand on the regional grid and coops are urging members to reduce their electricity use until after 6 p.m.

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The coops offered some tips on reducing use:

  • Set your air conditioner at 79 degrees
  • Run the dishwasher, washing machine or dryer in the evening
  • Use a microwave or grill instead of the oven
  • Refrain from TV or gaming system use until the evening

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