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California prepares for energy shortfalls in hot, dry summer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California is preparing for an energy downturn as it will need to power about 1.3 million homes as demand rises during the hot summer months.

State energy officials said on Friday that the threat from drought, extreme heat and wildfires was creating challenges for energy dependence in the nation’s largest state.

Supply chain and maintenance problems are hampering the solar system, slowing California’s conversion to clean energy sources.

Officials told the state and residents there were many measures to prevent the deregulation of planned but even so -called blackouts.

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