Will California’s Improvements to the Power Grid Prevent Rolling Outages? Experts are Hopeful.

June 2021

ABC 7 News

ABC 7 News reports on Executive Director of the Energy Institute, Andrew Campbell, discussing concerns over California’s first major heatwave of the season which could lead to problems regarding the state’s power supply.

“I don’t think rolling blackouts are the new normal,” said Andrew Campbell, the executive director of UC Berkeley’s Energy Institute. “If we get another West-wide heatwave, including the Southwest, Northwest at the same time – it’s possible we could get rolling blackouts.”

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