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RE: Power outages in Florida

  • From: Scott Weeks
  • Date: Tue Feb 26 19:13:49 2008

--- [email protected] wrote:
Being in the lightning capital of the world systems are generally well
protected from power issues. None of our peers have had any issues.

There has been a lot of lightning there recently...

says: "The company and state officials said the blackout began with a failure in an electrical substation near the Turkey Point nuclear station south of Miami, the division of emergency management said. That failure caused other parts of the system to shut down to protect the integrity of the electrical grid."