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On Tuesday, California experienced exceptional power needs due to record-breaking temperatures.

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The demand for electricity put pressure on the electrical grid and increased the likelihood of rotational outages.

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Electric grid operators in California send out state level 3 energy emergency alerts.

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CEO Elliot Mainzer said it requires that homes and businesses reduce energy use after 4 p.m.

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The peak demand for California's grid was over 52,000 megawatts around 7 o'clock on Tuesday.

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The manager stated that we need to cut energy use, which is two or three times greater than what we have observed thus far.

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To comply with state standards, Palo Alto and Alameda in Northern California cut off their electricity.

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On Monday, the California capital recorded 117 degrees at Sacramento International Airport.