More conservation is needed as peak demand skyrockets to a critical point today. Californians are asked to conserve electricity at peak by:
* Turning off unneeded lights, computers and appliances.
* Setting air conditioner (if you use one) thermostats to 82° F when home and 85° F or off when away.
* Using major appliances after 7 p.m.
The California Independent System Operator (ISO), the nonprofit organization that manages the state's electricity grid, issued the Flex Alert, stating: