GRDA Statement on Southwest Power Pool (SPP) Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) 1 Declaration

Feb 16, 2021

At approximately 12:30PM today (February 16), the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) declared a return to an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 1, which indicates a return to more normal operations on the electric system.

As stated earlier, we do not have any interruptions of service on the GRDA system, and we do not anticipate we will see additional interruptions of service during the day today. However, the possibility of returning to more elevated levels does remain for later this evening and again tomorrow morning.

GRDA continues to be in contact with representatives of all our customer utility systems, to provide updates on changing conditions. If you have any questions regarding status of the electric system, please contact your local electric provider and be sure you are following them on social media.

In the meantime, continuing to take energy conservation measure is a key part of managing this extreme weather event. Some conservation recommendations are as follows:

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