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Moorhead warns public of potential electricity outages

Moorhead Public Service is warning customers about potential electric service interruptions throughout the summer.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – As temperatures get hotter, the City of Moorhead is asking the public to reduce energy usage in their homes to maintain stability of the electric grid. “This is just a long-term planning communication effort just to get the information out there. Nothing is really going on. Currently, Southwest Power Pool has a resource advisory which is…

More Rolling Blackouts Possible In Moorhead Tonight & Tomorrow

MOORHEAD, Minn. — More rolling blackouts are possible tonight until 10 and tomorrow morning until 10 in Moorhead. Moorhead Public Service was just notified of the potential. Due to the current widespread and extreme cold weather conditions, the Southwest Power Pool declared an Energy Emergency Alert Level 3 this morning. Generating capacity has dropped below the demand for electricity. Unexpected…