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California averts power crisis using fossil fuels and cell phones

Fossil fuel sourced emergency power and an emergency text message saves California from rolling electricity blackouts

The state is pushing Californians to live without fossil fuels, but many signs show that Californians can’t live without them.

Forbes contributor Sal Gilbertie writes about how California averted widespread rolling electricity blackouts on Sept. 6, 2022, using a combination of fossil fuel sourced emergency power generation and a well-timed, adeptly executed emergency text message that dropped power usage just as power demand was peaking at critical levels.

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