blackouts

n. Ntau qhov tsaus ntuj nti

English-Hmong dictionary. 2013.

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  • 2005 Moscow power blackouts — On 25 May 2005, Moscow s power supplies were the centre of a major incident, which resulted in the supply being outed for several hours in many of City of Moscow districts, as well as Moscow, Tula, Kaluga and Ryazan provinces. Some tens of… …   Wikipedia

  • Rolling Blackouts —   A controlled and temporary interruption of electrical service. These are necessary when a utility is unable to meet heavy peak demands because of an extreme deficiency in power supply …   Energy terms

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  • Rolling blackout — A rolling blackout, also referred to as load shedding, is an intentionally engineered electrical power outage. These blackouts are normally in response to insufficient resources and inability to meet prevailing demand for electricity. For… …   Wikipedia

  • Power outage — A power outage (also known as power cut , power failure , power loss , or blackout ) is the loss of the electricity supply to an area.The reasons for a power failure can for instance be a defect in a power station, damage to a power line or other …   Wikipedia

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