ENERGY CRISIS UPDATE: 2/18/21 - 10:30 A.M.
The SPP is only asking for consumers to simply conserve energy at this point. The region is looking to be coming out of the crisis.
Things can change if generation assets have issues but overall, it is looking good.
ONCE AGAIN, THANK YOU AWESOME MEMBER-OWNERS
FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTADING THROUGHOUT THIS CRISIS!
ENERGY CRISIS UPDATE: 2/16/21 - 10:30 A.M.
Western Area Power Administration is currently cycling substations to reduce load in the region. McLean Electric is not getting notification of when the substations are being cycled. The duration is 45 minutes. We do not anticipate that this will carry throughout the day. We may be in a similar situation tomorrow morning starting at 5 AM through the morning hours.
We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding!
IMPORTANT NOTICE - YOU MAY RECEIVE A ROBOCALL DUE TO THE ENERGY CRISIS
MEC Members, you may receive a Robocall, which is actually a legitimate call (and hard to understand) saying the McLean Electric substations will be shutting down for approximately 45 minutes. We do not know when or what time this will happen. It may continue through Thursday. Currently, the region is in an energy crisis. Western Area Power Administration (the Federal Government) has been and will be cycling substations off in our service territory. The substations will be down for a 45 minute duration.
We apologize for this inconvenience but we have no control of when or how often this might happen. If you are off longer than 45 minutes, please contact us at 1-800-263-4922 so we can investigate. We anticipate the situation to carry through Thursday. We appreciate your patience.
Extreme cold weather has led to regionwide electricity use that exceeds available generation across the SPP service territory. SPP declared an EEA Level 3 at 10:08 a.m. CT on Feb. 15, signaling that its operating reserves are below the required minimum. https://spp.org/.../spp-elevates-energy-emergency-alert.../
OUR LOBBY IS OPEN, however, we ask that you please wear a mask and practice social distance guidelines.We want to ensure our members and employees continue to be safe and healthy.
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