OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials warned that rolling power outages could resume for much of Oklahoma as the grid operator struggles to keep up with demand and a second winter storm is on the horizon.
On Monday, Southwest Power Pool reported that their grid was on overload.
As a result, OG&E announced that about 20,000 Oklahomans had their power turned off to help restore electricity levels across the region.
After a few hours of the rolling blackouts, SPP announced that their reserves were restored.
“We could be in and out of this situation between now and Thursday,” COO of SPP Lanny Nickell said.
OG&E tells KFOR if it’s forced to start rolling blackouts again,