SAN ANTONIO – CPS Energy will maintain a digital press convention at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to present an update on efforts to revive power to a whole bunch of hundreds of residents who’ve been with out power for lengthy hours amid this winter storm.
The briefing might be livestreamed on this article.
Roughly two-thirds of the CPS Energy grids proceed to have rotating outages, however with the unprecedented demand for power, residents have reported that outages have lasted for a number of hours or longer. The different one-third of the grid stays powered as a result of these circuits power important companies, like a hospital, base or police division.
Paula Gold-Williams, CPS Energy president and CEO, on Monday stated the majority of the outages residents are experiencing are as a result of rotations. Without the rolling blackouts, total grids can be knocked offline, leaving them with out power indefinitely, Gold-Williams stated.
Because of the demand — which has surpassed the demand seen in the summertime months — CPS officers are asking folks to preserve vitality when attainable.
The harmful chilly air mass in San Antonio will hold temperatures beneath freezing for many of Tuesday. Partial melting will happen, solely to see every little thing re-freeze Wednesday morning.
Freezing drizzle and freezing rain are anticipated after sundown on Tuesday.
Some San Antonio residents with out power instructed KSAT that they’ve resorted to bundling up or heading to their automobiles for a short aid from their chilly houses.
As of 11 a.m., about 320,000 prospects in Bexar County are affected by power outages.
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