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Rolling blackouts strike Southern Calif. (again)

  • From: Fergie (Paul Ferguson)
  • Date: Fri Aug 26 00:13:40 2005

Forget about cyber-terror threats to the national power
grid -- just leave it to the keepers of the Volt.

[snip]

Sweltering heat and the loss of a key transmission line Thursday forced power officials in Southern California to impose rolling blackouts, leaving as many as half a million people without power for about half an hour, officials said.

The California Independent System Operator, which operates the state’s electric grid, declared a transmission emergency at 3:57 p.m., said ISO spokeswoman Stephanie McCorkle.

[snip]

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9078840/

I'd be interested to hear if there were any noticeable residual
issues.

- ferg

--
"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
 fergdawg@netzero.net or fergdawg@sbcglobal.net
 ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/





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