California ISO announces new notification service
jlegate at latency.net
Wed Apr 25 05:07:51 UTC 2001
CA ISO has been providing notice for quite a while (as long as I've been
checking their page since last June) at
It lists the current alerts, etc..
Also of interest may be:
On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 03:09:08PM -0700, Saint skullY the Dazed wrote:
> Sfgate.com has been providing notice for a couple weeks, at least. I got
> the notice about the iso issuing a stage 2 alert earlier today.
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 09:04:03PM -0700, Sean Donelan wrote:
> > Things change.
> > The California Independent System Operator, the folks in charge of
> > the electric transimission grid in california, announced today they've
> > established a new notification service. In case the ISO implements
> > rotating outages or electrical emergencies, they will send e-mail
> > to newsrooms.
> > From the media release, it appears this is only for members of the
> > media.
> > For the public, the ISO will add outage information during rotating
> > blackouts to their System Status web page http://www.caiso.com/
> > Local power companies also have evolving notification policies. As
> > the number of rotating blackouts increase this summer, I expect all
> > of them will provide notification. The Internet will be one of the
> > primary methods for transmitting notifications to the media, which
> > will in turn inform the public.
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