Sep 30, 2013
From the Global Energy Institute
Invariably, when you have an electric utility providing power to customers, there will be cases when power is not available. There are diverse reasons for this - mechanical equipment failure, planned maintenance, operator error or forces of nature can cause power delivery to be interrupted. Irrespective of outage root causes, a certain number of customers are without power for some time.
This article was published in the September 2013 issue of Electricity Today magazine and appears here with permission.