[vcf-midatlantic] Or - infoage electrical system

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Tue Apr 19 14:32:10 EDT 2016



> On Apr 19, 2016, at 1:57 PM, Corey Cohen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
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> On Apr 19, 2016, at 10:32 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
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>>> FWIW, the campus is actually on a brand-new transformer; the old one (which I think predated WWII) met its end at the hands of Hurricane Sandy
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>> True.* I meant the wiring in the building and who-knows-what-else the Army did.
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>> * Technically it was the ordinary storm that happened a few weeks after Sandy that did it. Obviously, Sandy weakened it.
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> Actually it was the repair work done by the power company for Sandy that caused the failure in the next storm.  
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Actually it was the lack of maintenance by infoage. 

Distribution systems should be serviced per NETA guidelines - that's why power is cheaper per Kh / hr when purchased at 13.2 kv.   

The customer is paying for the purchase and upkeep of the distribution system,  not the utility company .


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