Stories tagged with: Peak Alert

January 24, 2014 - 7:53am
2 years 26 weeks ago

 Low temperatures overnight and increased electric loads prompt one energy company to issue a peak alert. 

Buckeye Power announced the alert will run between 7 a.m. Friday to 9:00 a.m. Friday. A peak alert occurs when the energy cooperative is close to demanding more electric power than they've ever used before. The alert is a load management effort used to reduce demand for electricity.

You can help reduce consumption by: 

  • Lowering your thermostat to 68...
July 16, 2013 - 9:30am
3 years 2 weeks ago

The Energy Cooperative in Newark wants customers to watch the amount of electricity they use Tuesday.

Electric loads are expected to remain high through the Ohio region for the entire week. The Energy Cooperative is issuing a peak alert between the hours of 2 pm and 6 pm Tuesday.

A peak alert occurs when the Energy Cooperative is extremely close to demanding more electric power than used before. The alert isn't a notice of a power shortage, but simply a load management effort...

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