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Power Outages

Why Are They Doing Rolling Blackouts? Here’s How To Prepare.

Rolling blackouts are annoying, but they also get pretty dangerous. Generally, a rolling blackout happens during extreme cold and heat because of the demand on the electric grid in addition to storms & other natural disasters. High energy demand is the 6th leading cause of power outages, and just like weather events, there isn’t much […]

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Power Outages Preparing Your Home

Why Do Solar Cells Need An Inverter?

The sun powers the solar cells, but you have to have a way to turn that into usable energy. Let’s look at what an inverter is and why you need one to power your solar panels.

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Power Outages Preparing Your Home

12+ Tips for What To Do During an Extended Power Outage

Extended power outages might be more than just an inconvenience. A power outage is when the electrical power goes out unexpectedly (rather than planned), but an extended power outage (especially in the winter) can start affecting the community, economy, and critical supply chains that even the most self-sufficient American rely on every day. An extended […]