Extremely high temperatures and humidity are predicted over the next couple days with temperatures exceeding 90 degrees. Central Electric Cooperative’s (CEC’s) seven county service territory – Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Mercer, and Venango counties – is under a Heat Advisory from the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh from noon today, July 19 to Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m.
CEC strongly encourages all members to stay safe and conserve energy during this heat wave.
When extreme temperatures put stress on the electrical grid, everyone can help by being more efficient in their use of electricity. CEC urges members to conserve energy during this heat wave – especially between 1 and 7 p.m.
Here are some ways you can keep cool and be energy efficient:
During periods of extreme heat, hot weather mixed with outdoor activities can lead to dangerous situations. Follow these guidelines to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Central Electric Cooperative is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative serving approximately 25,000 members with over 3,000 miles of distribution line in portions of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Mercer and Venango counties. Visit CEC's website at www.central.coop to find out how to save money on energy bills and learn about new products.