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LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCES CASE STUDY 1 1977 Con Edison Blackout Refer to Fig. l-2 (A thru D) It is 8PM on July 13,1977. The system load had peaked during the day at 7248MW between 3 and 4 PM. The system load continued to decrease and at 8:30PM it was about 5900MW. A weather front of thunderstorms was passing through the service territory which consists of all the boroughs of NYC and Westchester County. At 8:30 PM (henceforth all time will be in military time, i.e. 20:30) Con Edison was importing 2860MW and generating in-city 3008 net MW meeting a service area load of 5868MW. The only major in-city unit not in service was the NY Power Authority’s Polleti Unit (then known as Astoria 6) and the only major tie feeder not in service was the Hudson to Farragut feeder B3402. The staffing at the Energy Control Center consisted of a system operator, power dispatcher, clerk, CIG coordinator, 2 each Manhattan/Bronx, Brooklyn/Queens and Westchester District Operators (6 total). Beginning at 20:37 through 21:29 a series of lightning strikes, transient or permanent
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