Workshop on Summer Energy Reliability in Greater Los Angeles
More than a dozen state and local energy leaders heard from experts and the public at a workshop in Woodland Hills April 8. The discussion was designed to evaluate an action plan to preserve energy reliability for the greater Los Angeles area this summer.
Staff from the California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission, California Independent System Operator, and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power presented the Action Plan.
A detailed technical assessment from the four agencies found that without any use of Aliso Canyon natural gas supplies, the region faces up to 14 days this summer with gas shortages to electrical power plants that could be large enough to interrupt electrical service to utility customers.
The workshop provided opportunity for the public and experts to contribute to the action plan. Additional comments can be submitted until April 22.