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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 Interruption Alert
    When possible, the public would be alerted that load shedding or rolling blackouts are imminent.
  • 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: Would there be any advanced notification of voltage reductions?

    When possible, utilities alert customers through broadcast media when a potential for a voltage reduction exists. However, in extreme circumstances, there may not be time for advanced notification. 

     

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