California power crisis: good article on backgroundgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread
Interesting article on the politics and economics of the California power crisis at http://reason.com/0106/fe.ml.power.html
"Power Tripped: Faulty re-regulation turns out the lights in the Golden State."
-- Andre Weltman (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 15, 2001
All those words and not a mention of the record
utility outages that was the cause of this crisis
-- spider (email@example.com), June 15, 2001.
Good point, spider. No mention of pipeline problems, either.
Clearly there was a confluence of bad politics, bad planning, *and* bad supply. Sort of "Y2K as the straw that broke the camel's back"?
-- Andre Weltman (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 15, 2001.