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Re: BBN (GTE) Suffers another major power problem.

  • From: John Curran
  • Date: Fri Aug 08 23:18:15 1997
  • Phone: (617) 873-4398
  • Usmail: 150 CambridgePark Drive, Cambridge, MA, 02140

At 11:39 8/8/97, Robert T. Nelson wrote:

>If you're in a 24x7, customer-driven market, you should have either:
>a) enough go-juice (via fuel contractor) to go until the grid is on-line

Did you read the previous email from jhawk?  There is an
extremely large generator at one of the affected facilities
(read: cogeneration plant) but no amount of fuel helps if
the plant is damaged in the explosion.


p.s.  No, we've have not deployed redundant power plants (yet)