The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert starting Friday and lasting through the weekend.
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Californians are asked to conserve energy by cutting back electricity usage between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
ISO hopes that conserving energy will keep California from a serious stage one emergency.
Here are 9 tips to help you save energy from EnergySavers.gov:
TIPS: 9 ways you can save energy
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