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RE: California PUC orders outage notification

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Sat Mar 31 14:01:39 2001

> From: Bora Akyol [mailto:akyol@akyol.org]
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 10:07 PM

> I don't understand why they don't go to planned blackouts instead of 
> unplanned blackouts. This may actually drive the demand down 
> and price 
> with it. Plus maybe the population would decline with people 
> migrating 
> to South Dakota and all (for those of you that are not living 
> in the SF 
> Bay Area, S.D. has been advertising extensively on the radio 
> as a good 
> place to do business with ample energy).

The argument against such planned blackouts are, Crypts, Bloods, F-troop, et
al. (gangs/looters, for those whom aren't familiar) IOW, physical security.
Numerous blackouts have proven that social predators take advantage of
situations where no one can see them, the power is out, and the police are
otherwise occupied.








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