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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plans to exclude central Tokyo from a rolling blackout program even if it is implemented this summer, company officials said Friday.
Rolling blackout will last in Kyrgyzstan until October, said Prime Minister Igor Chudinov during a a show on a local television channel.
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.
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.
TEPCO) has begun reducing electricity to some areas of the country, creating rolling blackouts in many regions, in an unprecedented measure to conserve power following the severe damage incurred by two key nuclear power plants in Japan's northeast.