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Don't Miss A Beat During A Power Outage

 

December 2, 2021

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When a storm strikes or an accident knocks out electric power lines or other infrastructure, it may take much longer for power to be restored.

Short-term power outages can be a minor inconvenience. A long-term power outage can cause a major disruption to daily life.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Electric Power Industry Report says interruptions in electric service vary by frequency and duration across the many electric distribution systems that serve the country. In 2016, the most recent year for data, customers experienced an average of 1.3 interruptions and went without power for around four hours.

When a storm strikes or an accident knocks out electric power lines or other infrastructure, it may take much...



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