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load shedding

[′lōd ‚shed·iŋ]
(electricity)
A procedure in which parts of an electric power system are disconnected in an attempt to prevent failure of the entire system due to overloading.
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Customers, especially businesses, told us they needed more specific information about the chance their power would be interrupted during a rolling blackout so they can plan better," said Steven D.
The service is also available to television stations, radio stations, media companies, or webmasters who would like to provide their customers with the ability to receive rolling blackout notification alerts.
TEPCO is trying to restore some power generation facilities toward the air-conditioning demand season in a bid to avoid any rolling blackout program.
These participants in the RBRP are making sacrifices to share their power with the rest of the community, knowing that their decision will help reduce the number, frequency and severity of rolling blackouts throughout the San Diego area this summer.
PETCO is using Site Controls' integrated technology platform to manage daily energy consumption and decrease utility expenses, as well as shed non-essential loads with little or no consequence, helping mitigate rolling blackouts during peak periods.
In this election year in California, that could cause the repoliticization of the energy situation even before the first rolling blackout or power alert is declared.
PALMDALE - As rising temperatures brought renewed threats of rolling blackouts, an advance warning system for Californians got its first tryout Monday - with uncertain results.
gave some indication of what the book ' could' be all about, Rolling Blackouts as a title can intrigue anybody.
I officially warn that if you let rolling blackouts of the power system happen, you ll see the consequences.
Rolling blackouts take place in the town of Kara-Kul in Jalal-Abad region for several days, local residents told Turmush.
As chilly weather grips much of Texas, the state's electrical grid operator is asking consumers to reduce their energy use, though it says a brief threat of rolling blackouts has been averted.
Rolling blackouts will be implemented in Hokkaido, Kansai, Shikoku and Kyushu regions with two hours' advance notice if electricity usage surpasses 99 percent of utilities' supply capacity, according to a draft of the government's plan to handle the nation's tight power supply this summer.