Increase in Electricity Shortage Alerts Across U.S.

Rolling blackouts during heat waves or other peak times might occur as early as this year because of a shortage of power-generating capacity

There might be a shortage of electricity in California this summer, particularly because of excessive heat, wildfires, or delays in bringing additional power sources online

 Earlier this month, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) grid that spans most of the Midwest, warned of the possibility of disruptions because of capacity limitations.

A heat wave is predicted to linger throughout the next week in Texas, where a number of power facilities recently went down for maintenance.

Regulators in California on Friday warned that up to 3,800 megawatts of additional supply may be delayed till 2025

We need to keep the lights on and make sure this system is stable, said Peter Lake, chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.