The state is home to many of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. Add record temperatures, and it's no surprise that the grid is stressed.
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And it's leaving some people without the electricity to power a fan or air conditioner during intense heat waves.
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Nearly 40% of U.S. electricity is generated by natural gas, so when millions of air conditioners are turned on, prices rise.
High gas prices threaten food security as well as people's ability to keep the lights on and protect themselves from the cold.
With temperatures in triple digits in much of the state, air conditioning is creating heavy demand on a system that has had problems in the past.