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Re: Early warning system
- From: Lloyd Taylor
- Date: Thu Mar 22 13:25:37 2001
I actually asked the CAISO folks to set up a notification mailing list.
This was their response:
> Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 16:09:26 -0800
> From: WebMaster <WebMaster@caiso.com>
> Subject: RE: Emailed Market Notices
> Thank you for your interest in energy conservation. The ISO is currently
> investigating direct notification of the end-user community. There will be a
> general announcement if the ISO implements such a program.
> Although services such as the one you mention are interesting, the ISO must
> be concerned about the security of any system it establishes. We have
> already had reports of "sham" notifications of electrical emergencies in the
> Sacramento area and possibly in other areas.
I offered to help them set up a PGP-signed system, but got no response.
On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, John A. Tamplin wrote:
> Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 11:10:28 -0600 (CST)
> From: John A. Tamplin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Kevin Oberman <email@example.com>
> Cc: NANOG <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Early warning system
> On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > A mailing list per block seems a good idea. That way customers could
> > subscribe to the list(s) in which they have equipment. The problem is
> > that PG&E has been shutting down PORTIONS of a block. The next
> > shutdown will be "within block 14". So a notification that block 14 is
> > going down would only mean that your power MIGHT be going out. :-(
> Or simply a smarter mailing list which applies additional selection
> criteria to the mailings. That might include block number, whether they
> have interruptible contract, etc.
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