Blackout In Denmark

Wed Sep 24, 2003 8:39 am

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RE: Blackout In Denmark

Wed Sep 24, 2003 9:29 am

At least two Swedish nuclear plants - Oskarshamn and Ringhals - appear to have then developed problems and had to shut down production units.

Coverup or sensationalism?
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RE: Blackout In Denmark

Wed Sep 24, 2003 9:41 am

Something of a coincidence - the lines to Germany and Poland were both down for maintenance, so it was harder to share the load.

Apparently the nuclear plants automatically shut down / taken offline as a safety precaution, in case of very strong fluctuations in demand or whatever.
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RE: Blackout In Denmark

Wed Sep 24, 2003 9:49 am

It was terrorists! I knew it! They're sapping the world of power!

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RE: Blackout In Denmark

Wed Sep 24, 2003 10:43 am

It was all Ashcroft's fault!! Damn republicans!!!!!

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RE: Blackout In Denmark

Wed Sep 24, 2003 11:04 am

Man this is getting wierd, alot of coincidences.

And they still have not figured out why the Power in Ontario, Michigan, Ohio, and NY went out.
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RE: Blackout In Denmark

Wed Sep 24, 2003 7:20 pm

2 problems seem to have caused this, one at Oskarshamn nuclear powerstation and one at the electric grid on the Swedish west coast.
Really windy so parts of Nortern Sweden was without electricity as well from
fallen threes over powerlines...
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