CONTRA COSTA (CBS13) – Good news: PG&E customers in the Contra Costa area can finish their evening routine with the lights on tonight.
California Independent System Operator (Cal ISO) announced that, based on current forecasts for electricity supply and demand, PG&E does not need to employ rotating power outages in the early to late evening Sunday, according to a statement from PG&E.READ MORE: Ring Videos Show Creepy Encounters By Man At Home of Sacramento Mother And Her Children
All customers in Contra Costa County who were previously notified via automated calls, will not be impacted by rotating power outages, the utility says.READ MORE: 'I Thank God': More California Churches To Offer Vaccines In Effort To Reach Underserved Communities
PG&E has been on standby throughout the day, opening its Emergency Operations Center. PG&E teams will continue to coordinate with the Cal ISO as the heatwave extends into next week.MORE NEWS: 'A Trend That Won't Go Away': Sacramento City Leaders Consider Permanent Plans For Street Dining
These outages are not Public Safety Power Shutoffs, which are called during specific high fire threat conditions. They are also not related to any issues with PG&E’s equipment.