By Maria T. Morales
U.S – Federal authorities warned of the possibility of blackouts or shortages of electrical energy as a result of temperatures above normal during the summer.
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation report, warned that this is due to drought conditions and other climatic changes.
The western half of the northern United States and Canada would be the most affected areas, according to the report, since in recent days high temperatures have been experienced.
Extreme heat creates increased demand for electrical power, this would cause forced interruptions in service, clarified the organization.