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Electric Utilities and Y2K question and answer forum
Leap Day Problems Anyone? Other misc....
A GREAT BIG THANK YOU
Outages in Austrailia
A Request and Quick Status Update
Gas Transmission critical notice: Can anyone here explain?
Question re: gas/oil shortage comments in this article
Koskinen Interview - Finally something I can believe
does this count?
Fascinating and Outstanding Report on Oil: A MUST read
The power grids stayed up, but it seems y2k is hitting oil
The Twilight Zone? An Erroneous Premise? Other? (warning - long)
Interrnet music system is one of 67 significant y2k failures worldwide
are you joking?
north american hoax??
On Empahsising The Insignificant Size of the Problem
Would anyone care to comment on this list of glitches?
Here's where the Michigan News seems to have come:
Has anyone else heard this news from Michigan?
Question about power fluctuation
Response to Lane Core's TB2000 Post - Apology
NRC page update - 8 facilities down or going down?
U.S. DOE: Summer Demand Strains Deregulating System
Have you guys seen the markets today? Not so Y2K happy.
You gotta see this.... Look at the detail behind the IY2kCC report
power and data
I post this question with a bit of trepidation, because I certainly do not want to be labeled an "opportunist." Especially because I do not belong in that category. But. . .
It is sooo frustrating how the glitch news stories are all removed
Temporary Repair to Military Sat
Gambia seems to have Y2K selfdestructed: why no one else?
World Port Page: www.world-ports.com /article on Venezuela
Aussie Power Plant Fire began Jan 1,2000
Koskinen briefing 1/1/2000
2000101 - Status reports on all kinds of everything
Seven U.S. nuclear plants see minor Y2K glitches
Roll Call....Who Has Power or Problems?
83,000 w/o power in Pasco County Fl. -- Can anyone confirm?
Where's Gary North???
Numbers for URL
What and Where is MSNBC?
Q & A with US EIA about Soviet nuclear plants
Space Command confirms GPS results not published
Why did they fail? Blackout in Four Corners Area
electric industry issues truck bomb warning
Is GPS as compliant as Santa?
Detroit Edison Report: This is my utility. Should I feel good about this report?
The Power Grid: Enormous, Vulnerable and Poorly Understood
Why the T&D System Embedded Devices Will Not Put Lights Out
Is the Crystal Ball Compliant???
Bonnie makes Gary North's Links
Turning off the breakers
US Utilities 100% Ready for Y2K Bug
Electric Power and Wood
PR: EEI sponsoring press conference tomorrow
Please remain on topic...
Two interesting recent releases from Edison Electric Institute
A light bulb went off
Crossposting - Protocol and Decorum
Anyone heard about this Japanese Nuke rumor?
it's a sign of the times
A FactFinder non-y2k problem
Looking for info on co op in Idaho called Clearwater
Sounds Like A Fairy Tale To Me
San Hose Mercury News article quoting Rick Cowles
New Nerc Docs Online
Y2k Newswire plans Y2K blitz events for next week--requests participation of all
Will The Truth Be Known?
Protecting motors if spikes/dirty power?
Rick Cowles Peers into Crystal Ball - Answer is...
NERC 11/18 Status Report Update Third Quarter 1999
Why are these not Mandatory precautions??
Independant Verification of Utility Test Results
This Is Only A Movie
Year 2000 Aftershock
NRC "Lessons Learned" from October 15 exercise
Here is an update about the Y2K Symposium
NRC Confirms That All Nuclear Power Plants Are Fully Y2K-ready
HAS ANYONE ELSE SEEN THIS????
EU news from meeting in Washington, D.C.
Holding back Y2K info
Chemical refineries not ready ?
Spot Checking Our 3,000 Utilities
Spot Checking Utilities Compliance
Mis-Leading USA Article
Can You Believe This? Edison Electric Institute Is Trying To Stop The Airing Of NBC's Y2K Movie
Sanger & Shannon's Review of Jim Lord's "A Graceful Scenario"
Watch What They Do! State Department Has Spent $6 Million For Emergency Generators
NRC press release on Y2k exercise
NRC "large scale exercise" on October 15??
NRC contingency plan
Another leak from Japan, and no one was told for a week
Emergency.Com Announces 24 Hour Y2K Watch Desk
The Big Picture
"Hunting for the Truth from the NERC"
Emergency Service Multi-System Disruption and Recovery
Thank heaven all the utilities are efficient and effective organizations.
The chance of failure graph
Please Help With A Survey
Activists disrobe to draw attention to Y2K nuke dangers
What does 99% done mean? NSP will spend 20% of its Y2k budget to finish remaining 1%
Emergency Declared at Hope Creek
new web site on nukes & Y2K
Nuclear Accident in Japan
Sept 30th, is this the final 'Deadline' extension for Y2K compliance?
Again, not what they say, but what they do..
Do you believe Power will be out for 30 days or longer in South West Oregon?
Green Acres ... Or Not?
Are there embedded chips and or date codes in old satellites?
De Jager: No one has found anything that would have interrupted power.
Newswire says Grid Failure Unlikely
Senate Issues 100 Day Report - Quotes From Utilities Section
OT: How are you folks on the East Coast?
ON C-Span2 now
APPA on contingency plans
Nuclear Power problem summary
This article is disturbing: Eastern Coal Plants very short on coal
Just how close did Indian Point get to the edge? Help!
Need Quick Replies: Major Oil Y2K Project
Y2KNewswire has caught on to the NERC coverup
Thanks, You Made a Difference
NRC determines Cooper Nuclear plant in Nebraska was not Y2K Ready even though plant's operators had said it was!
Nuclear Plants with Remediation Remaining before being Y2K Ready
Electricity gets poor Y2K report
On the Necessity of Contingency Planning
UK Nuke alert regarding 9/9/99
Emergency Declared at Nuke this past weekend, FEMA notified and WACO smokescreens.
Sending power elsewhere and islanding
How much credibility to give to "back-door" eu statements?
Rick on the NERC TEST
OT Generic Y2K Form
Does anyone have a set of criteria to go by when trying to judge the availability and quality of readiness data of our local elctrical supplier?
Coal availabily a problem in Northeast
C-span cut me off before I asked nuclear plant question.
NERC on C-SPAN this morning
"Hydro-Quebec gets Y2K 'all clear'" (yet, somehow, they wonder why we don't believe them).
Can anyone refer me to a url for information on the y2k readiness of electrical power comapanies in the MAPP region, as well as the REC's readiness?
Interdependancies and Nukes (with the correct URL!)
Interdependancies and Nukes
Jim Lord's response to the Navy Paper doubters
How do you envelope a college in a cloud of sulphric acid
Excel spreadsheet y2k date problem
One More Time on Jim Lord
secret utility contingency plans
Embedded systems testing in power plants
Jim Lord, Steve Davis and Me
Surprise... It's Serious...
Compare the GAO report to the Y2K Pentagon Papers
Compare the GAO report to the Y2K Pentagon Papers
Y2K Pentagon Papers Failure Criteria
Canadian a suspect in alleged y2k bomb plot
Jim Lord's post of Navy list of utility failures--can anyone verify?
"ComEd Inspection Turns Up 41 Problems", though, somehow, this sheds no light on the competence of their Y2K remediation.
Urgent: First Y2.1K Embedded System Problem Identified (humor)
Rep. George Grindley on power grids
Authorities vs. Me
1990812 NRC DENIES THREE PETITIONS
1990813 Strange - the NRC can't seem to find it's reactors
Excerpt from Scott Johnson's Interview with John Koskinen
Chicago Blacks Out - Again!
UK joins global call to have Nuke Reactors taken offline in Dec. to avoid any Y2K Problems
Going Once, Going Twice
Cause and effect...
"50 MW or larger": since nobody has bothered to answer my question, I'll ask it again.
Slip Slidin away
How do I find Roleigh Martin's electrical web site?
Closing The Electricity Futures Market 's For New Years!!!!!
NRC puts nuke plant performance data on Internet
Have they really done it? Let's review this.
French Diplomat Warns of Nuke Problems in Ukraine and is Fired
Will there be Power?
Wisconsin electric utility executive calls y2k "the single greatest technological challenge ever faced by American businesses"
FEMA Kept in the Dark
Y2K Made in Taiwan?
Post to TBy2k site about NRC
Are 'winter-peaking' utilities at greater risk for y2k outages?
Emergency Diesel Generator Defects at Nuclear Plants
the NRC and Nukes are just ... "DUCKY"!
California Electric Users Could Be In For a Jolt
Point of No Return?
Where are the dates
how do we cope with shutting down the nukes during rollover?
Another Diesel Generator Failure
What's Up with PSE&G? Anyone Know?
Are there really 231 "research" nuclear reactors in the US?
WorldNetDaily's "Will Lights Go Out in India?
Delivering a Shock to the System
inside info re: grid?
so where are we???
How does the Grid balance Itself?
Scada Internal Database Error Burns Three Young Boys to Death
gao report recommends that the department of energy should strengthen its enforcement program on nuclear safety
y2kNewswire Interview With NERC .......
Possible denetwork of grid would expedite trblshooting, feasibility?
Breaking News - NRC Releases Y2K Readiness Status of 103 Nukes
A cynical question about the Tava/RW Beck story
OOPS!!! Here is the URL
NERC up to their tricks again?
A Public Demand for a Public Apology from Stephen M. Poole
Hoaxer 'fesses up (Re: "Why the power will fail")
Intnl. Monitoring Says Eight Day Average For N&S Am
Non Compliant Squirrels!
TEXAS NUCLEAR PLANT DECLARED SAFE FOR Y2K
ComEd engineer goes off grid
Thousands of Utilities Report????? Where? To Whom?
what do blackouts, etc REALLY MEAN to me?
Why the descepancy between SEC reports and 100% Y2K ready reports
Carolina Power & Light defines "Year 2000 ready"
This site is a commercial thanks to Rick
Knock, knock. Hello Rick.. are you there?
Why the power will fail in 2000
Ontario Hydro says its Y2K ready
NRC to release Y2k status report next week on 103 nukes
Acute Radiation Syndrome
Southern Co., nation's no. 1 electric producer is Y2K ready
Did I miss it?
Actual incident of Nuclear Power plant losing commercial power and communications
overgeneration at rollover/phones?
The Ohio Incident and cooling pumps
N.C. PUC Report - North Carolina will be ready.
Are the lights on in Yugoslavia?
when you are tied to a breathing machine
dj: Too many emails : let's make reading easier
How many dead nukes does it take to kill the powergrid?
Nuke Unit Rumour
What about other Utilities
Homework.....Capacity Additions...Pigs on the wing.....
just when you thought that it can't get any crazier
New Capacity Being Brought on Line by August-NERC
Old Stations Running Again
continuation to... is gps a reliable "outside vendor" to utilities and telecoms?
how many nuclear reactors can dance on the head of a pin?
deadline this month
Yo, Heaven's Gate
Are system device logs used?
Nuclear Haste Article Yanked from Websites. Why?????
TimeBomb 2000 Forum: Changing the Guard....
Staying the Course: An Open Letter to Mr. Cowles
Will they , should they, shut down the Nukes? Updated Opinions?
Utilities Pose biggest worldwide Y2K threat
koskinen says prepare for three weeks
What about the rest of the world?
Non Mission Critical Items
The possibility of islanding on Yourdon forum (link provide)
Weiss Ratings, Inc. Rates the Electrical Industry or You Don't Have To Be an Engineer to Understand This
Is GPS a reliable "outside vendor" to utilities and telecoms?
deregulation and the nukes, it doesn't get much better that this...now factor in y2k
Three Perceptions of Power Plants
Australian Electric Power Report May Validate Positive US Findings On Embedded Systems
Is there hope for Conectiv?
Your article about power out for 30 days
IOU vs IPP
Oh, *now* I get it
Who do you love?
What would you choose?
Why the sudden optimism?
Question for Optimists: If US Won't Have Power Problems, Why Should Any Other Country?
All Good Things Must Come to An End
Rick, you're being paged...
Is this Business as usual?
First Contingency Incremental Transfer Capabilites
The 11th day of no power
Sen Bennett Says He Was Told Some Power Systems Wouldn't Pass Y2K Test
Us to help Russia with Nuclear Plants
Questions for a beginner
What happened to Bonnie?????
Input requested on PGE's shakey PUC report
Rick: Any more thoughts on the GAO report?
NERC's 2nd report states only 4/10ths of one percent have done full integrated y2k testing at a power unit level
Does anyone have the site for the full GAO report?
NERC PR Guy Comments
How did Pacificorps advance clocks successfully?
Why Has Entergy put high transmission power system up for sale
Contracts and Y2K
El Paso Electric, where have their "98" 10-Qs gone?
How many times did NERC use the word "drill" in their press release?
Power Grid Qeustion
Misleading Headline (again)
Florida issues power alert after plant blast
PUC Blasts PG&E
Apr 9 Testing
How many grids & number of States on each grid?
Fixing the books
Does anyone have any info on the coal companies?
Conectiv's Recent SEC 10Q
Will y2k Turn the Lights Out? ........ Jim Lord
If the nation's power grid goes down, Western Resources says, it could be back on-line in 24 hours.
Sorry, forgot to post the url.......
There will be no power problems in North America...
Assessing readiness of power company
Help on research
All generation capacity on-line?
Dick Mills' Guesses and Estimates: Y2K grid collapse possible but unlikely
How much generator is enough? & How to secure it?
NERC instructions to utilities on getting "good"test results
When is the next NERC Report Due out?
Does anyone know about this?
Trojan Horses and Millennium Viruses: Valid Concern?
Are you and your family ready for Y2K?
Electricity in Europe - getting an assessment
Article re embedded systems in Design News
My electric company is "suitable"????
Cyber-terrorism and utilities
Frequency variation (imperfect 60Hz) from power-co?
SCADA and embedded systems
Have you all noticed the pattern: big problem to manageable problem to no problem?
Rural Utilities complain of Senate Report, but why don't they answer a simple question?
Help me decode VirginiaPower's Y2K Status, please
Y2K bug could cause problems at U.S. nuclear power plants
Is Peach Bottom doning smoke tests ?
Interesting letter from NERC
Koskinen in on-line chat today, Friday March 5 12:00 Noon
Check this article out: NERC "staging" tests
Subway to stop for hydro Y2K test
Question on how the grid is synchronized
Millennium bug may stop Ukraine nuke plants-expert
y2k effects on dams
Rural Utilities Mystified over Senate Report
PA Nuclear plant has Y2K test event
Please, just a little more data from NERC
What does SCADA do, and where is it located??
A valid test of the Industry??NERC drill prep guide
A Y2K Misunderstanding
A Good Article (And yes, FF, it is mostly positive)
Florida Electric Co's
embedded systems crisis
Questions Interpreting Latest NERC Data
NRC wants more private meetings for commissioners
Any 100% compliant
KCPL Hawthorne Plant
My letter to Co-op Not Printed. Happy face news!
hurricane warning system
Houses with aluminum wiring
No Assurances Will Be Given
Conectiv's Latest SEC Filing
U.S. lawmakers question nuke safety, say staffs overworked
Sennator Bob Bennett's new report?
Explosion at FPL plant
Workshops or seminars on Y2K?
Post about non-compliance of Q-7 Transistors
Gas Company Mergers
What If Something Like This Is Proposed to the NRC?
This Close ---> <---
How To Interpret Y2K Testing At Electrical Facilities
New NERC data online
"Ready" vs. "compliant
New survey results
NRC Statements concerning Nukes
April 9, NERC, NRC, GPS...Aug 22, etc.docs relevant to...
KCPL Kansas City electric utility boiler blew last night
MUST READ ARTICLE! It's a classic
Is it Really Arrogance?
Recent SEC 10Q Filings for Utilities
Rick: How can this story possibly be true?
What goes on behind closed doors?
What are rolling blackouts? (etc)
Wouldn't the San Francisco outage be considered a Y2K failure??
Good Info on Railroads from Insiders
Impact of power surge on electric appliances?
Upon request - Win, Place or show: Double or nothing - 12/31 rollover
SRP facility in Arizona
garbage fed power plants
Connecticut hires outside auditors to check state's utilities for Y2K compliance
Strategic Oil Reserves
Place your bets on the April rollover - win, place or show.
AEP Stockpiling Coal
Are EMS systems mission critical?
PEPCO (Washington D.C.) getting out of generation?
Responsible reporting cuts both ways.
Are Testing Methods Good Enough?
Why would they choose these dates for drills?
Nove Scotia Power Generating Plants Already Running As Though It Were April, 2000.
Cheer up Dammit!
compliant electric companies
Speak Out and Be Heard
Utility Protection and Control
try to maximize the positive.... and minimize the negative....
Always look on the bright side of life.....
"The Lights Will Be On"
PEPCO, for example, doing 2-week tests?
Assignments will be due by....
What Ever Happenened to Implementation?
Status of other utilies: water,gas?
Site to evaluate your power co.
Interpreting the "Gershwin Report"
Prepare? For what?
Recent Y2K article in Business 2.0 Magazine
Question about VersaDos
Most Likely Failure Scenario? Immediate or Delayed?
Germany & Russia
Utilities in Europe
Wisconsin Public Service
What does it mean to be Y2K compliant? (Industry standard)
Ones mans' NERC assessment
Coal reserves and Miner reserves
Any insight to what is tested on 4/9?
Senator Bennett - Y2K should be a "national priority".
TB2000 Thread: NERC Y2K Readiness Assessment
TB2000: Milne's "An Application Of The NERC Report
Are these stories accurate?
Bonnie Camp's Perspective on the NERC 4th quarter report
Who monitors this site??
New info on GPS
NERC report (supposedly says everything is AOK)
A Different View - Internal Y2K Risks higher at Hydro plants than Nuclear
Hydroelectric power: best hope?
Rick: Inquiring Minds Want to Know (About NERC)
How long will it take to reveal the fact that many utilities aren't going to make it?
One big system
Temporary Search Function
Paul Davis: Y2K compliant power plants
Rick, please clarify interview
Confused once again
Concerned about rural co-op
Two interesting posts on Yourdon's forums
Significance of no reported infrastructural breakdowns on 1-1-99
Re-post on "Abrams Report"
How should we proceed in 1999?
Report from Janet Abrams, Executive Director of Presidents Council on 2000
Power grid: First, connect the human grid
Harlan Smith: Potential Solutions for Electric Power Grid Problems
How much dependency of foreign sources for utilities fuel
Can utilities keep blackouts isolated?
Readiness of Electricy in Switzerland
Will the available power really work ?
Oglethorpe Power Company - Intergrated Transmission System?
Russian power plants
Disconnecting from the grid: How to and Whose Decision?
y2k power surge article
NRC Chief may leave...
Open Forum Search Capabilities
What caused power surge in San Francisco?
San Francisco Power Outage
Mr. Koskinen's store of knowledge
Water Companies being 2000 compliant
Electric plants that have advanced dates past 2000.
What has and when has Georgia Power done to prepare for the next millennium
Is this a fair analogy?
response from WATER UTILITY in Hartford Ct.
Where are the hydroelectric power plants?
Looking for info on Arizona Public Service
Nuclear Plants for Sale Cheap!
Nevada Power 10Q...what do you folks think?
Who are Conectiva's Power pool partners?
turning back the clock
Opinions on the Probability most of the Power companies staying online
The SEC 10Q reports from the utilities are clear as day; the utilities are not making it.
SEC 10Q for Florida Progress Corporation (St. Petersburg, Clearwater, etc.) The News is Not Good
Westergaard's Howard Belasco
water purification & embedded chips
What About Breaking Up the Grid?
Now look at what you've done!
Indianapolis Star 11/13/98
Galaxy 5 Satellite
Power generation in 1955
When did it change from a bug to a bomb???
What happened in Springfield, Mo.?
Status report on CMP_BANGOR HYDRO
Can we hear from an expert who hasn't written a book on Y2K?
Updating Situation on Power Utilities
Power to pump water?
Sec.gov info search engine
How to find the y2k status of utilities.
Nothing Happens Until the Fat Lady Sings
Northwest PUC notes
Results of the Springfield City Utilities Plant Y2K test?
Nukes in europe/russia
Crouch/Echlin and Power Utilities - Is this being considered?
Will anyone speak off the record?
Oregon PUC survey results
What about the oil pipeline?
What happened to Y2K Awareness Week?
Essential Services in January 2000
Any information on Com Ed (Chicago)?
Rick Cowles on Nightline!
4 Digit Date and 2 Digit Date Field Interface Problems
Someone has to pay for all this work, us, will we pay by hyperinflation?
PLEASE READ: Periodic Repost of Forum FAQ
Manual Overides of Electric Utilities
Will Army Corps of Engineers keep the grid up??
Why are most people in denial about power failures in y2k?
Recent Y2K Test Failures
Interesting Article - Wisconsin and Power
Lubboc texas Power?
If you know of a compliant utility, could you post its name here?
Y2K Early Warning System
Latest Y2K news...
Washington Water Power's Y2K Announcement
Turn Back the Clock for Electric Companies
do utilities have their own backup system?
The effect of the Media on the situation... (induced panic, etc)
Business Attitudes of Power Companies?
Difference between Rolling Blackouts and Cascading Outages
More info on Europe please
CAn we believe the power companies??
What about other energy sources?
AUSTRALIA & Y2K
Is Georgia Power Y2K compliant?
Y2K Family preparedess conference in Eugene, Oregon to address issue of utility power
What has to happen to have a grid go down?
How important Canada and Mexico are to the U.S. power grid?
Can a local power station go off the grid and provide power to its immediate local?
Response to article by Dick Mills??
Will the U.S. power grid fail?
Texas is tied to Mexico on the power grid???
If grid goes down, how can it come back up?
Coal mining plants and y2k
How are telecommunications related to the power grid
Y2K Ethical Ponderings
What should I know about utilities?
Full Blown Plant test?
Why just a power concern?
getting power working
Using a 3rd party to analyse our Y2K inventory
Commonwealth Edison Illinois
Why can't we read the posts in the Industry Forum?
Year 2000 Contingency Planning for Utilities Conference
Can Transmission Ties Be Loosened?
Top 10 most unprepared utilites?
Is this a lot of hype for something somewhat trivial
Manual override switches
Will power plants be up in Japan in y2k
Is their meit in J. Sgroi's resych strategy for grid?
Looking for proof of y2k vendor statements re: embedded systems being wrong
Quick fix for main frames running COBOL?
I need to contact Rick Cowles.
examples of embedded chip problems
Any impact of GPS system's August 22 1999 rollover?
What are the odds-your educated guess
Utility net disconnect?
Y2K vs. Y2k
Any proof of testing?
Embedded chips: are they really a problem
Y2K and Cogen facilities
Moderation questions? read