rolling blackout

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roll·ing blackout

A series of intentional electrical blackouts affecting small areas in succession as a means of conserving electricity when supply is low.
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The enhanced Web page gives customers a better idea of whether -- and when -- they are likely to be affected by a rolling blackout.
Rolling blackout will last in Kyrgyzstan until October, said Prime Minister Igor Chudinov during a a show on a local television channel.
dynamic rolling blackout notification feature that has been
and The State of California are working together to provide rolling blackout alerts to residents.
plans to exclude central Tokyo from a rolling blackout program even if it is implemented this summer, company officials said Friday.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced today that 25 local businesses, institutions and municipal agencies have helped it enlist 60 megawatts (MW) of back-up power in the Rolling Blackout Reduction Program (RBRP).
Rolling blackout threats all last year, and now radiation poisoning in 2002
The site assessments also revealed that IT managers often neglected to install adequate sized UPS equipment to provide continued power from battery backup in the case of a brownout, electrical outage or rolling blackout.
Edison officials say they rely on the ISO to predict rolling blackouts and cannot forecast precisely when an outage group could be hit by a rolling blackout.
Rolling Blackouts , Glidden's forthcoming book, is being published by Drawn & Quarterly next year.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has asked the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry of Ukraine and NERC to immediately decide concerning the provision of power plants with coal and to prevent rolling blackouts.