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outage

A failure in the electric power supplied by a utility company.
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It will help end energy outages before elections that have resulted in long cuts at homes and factories.
Referencing a 2014 "polar vortex" and the hurricanes that have battered Texas and other coastal areas, he said, "It is time for [FERC] to issue rules to protect the American people from the threat of energy outages.
Mian Zahid while lauding the initiatives of the government to overcome energy outages, said that economic and energy managers must ensure timely completion of the ongoing projects by removing all the hurdles.
He said, Pakistan was facing a big challenge of energy shortage, as energy outages were seriously hampering industrial production and economic growth.
The mister said that to fight the energy outages, the government will transfer 20,000 tube wells on the biogas.
Certainly, the country is in need for infrastructure investments, its banking system needs an upgrade, tourism is highly underdeveloped, and energy outages are common, indicating a need for professional power generation and distribution management.
This has helped the Seychelles to reduce its carbon footprint and decrease energy outages.
We've built a system that strikes a balance between totally automated control, which might irritate home owners by turning off the television while they're watching a program, and reactive or manual techniques that really are not sufficient to prevent critical battery situations or energy outages," said Nilanjan Banerjee, assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering at the UA.
We've built a system that strikes a balance between totally automated control, which might irritate homeowners by turning off the television while they're watching a program, and reactive or manual techniques that really are not sufficient to prevent critical battery situations or energy outages," said Nilanjan Banerjee, assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering at the University of Arkansas.
WALTHAM - Utility provider National Grid has launched "Outage Central," a new feature on its Web site allowing users to view a map and updated information on energy outages.
Among these are energy alerts, telling where stage-one, -two or -three energy outages are expected, as well as lottery results and traffic updates.
If, however, energy outages are caused by a lack of attention to interwoven distribution systems of natural gas or bungled arbitrage opportunities between the interrelated natural gas, electricity and oil commodities, that's another.