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About CONVEX

The Connecticut Valley Electric Exchange (CONVEX) operates the electric transmission system in Connecticut and western Massachusetts, serving more than 1.7 million people. CONVEX provides safe and reliable electricity to help boost the economy and quality of life for this thriving region's residential and business customers.

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* Please note that all data is preliminary and is subject to change.

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GLOSSARY

  • Load Shedding
    An almost instantaneous cutting of power to customers because demand for electricity has outstripped supply.
  • Power Caution
    Notification that electric reserves are lower than normal and steps are being taken by utility personnel to maintain the integrity of the on-line generation and transmission facilities.
  • Conservation Day
    Public appeal to customers to conserve electricity in anticipation of heavy electrical demand and unhealthy air quality conditions, usually due to humid weather.

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FAQs

  • Q: Why do utilities implement voltage reductions?

    A voltage reduction reduces customer load allowing a utility to serve more customer demand with a limited supply. This is one of a series of steps allowing utilities to maintain uninterrupted service to customers. 

     

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