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Five items CRITICAL to communication during grid failure. A ham radio would also be helpful: http://www.independentlivingnews.com/preppers/prepping-for-a-power-grid-collapse/5-ways-to-communicate-when-the-power-is-down.stml?utm_source=141102PREPPERSPIN&keycode=141102PREPPERSPIN

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from Consumer Reports

How to Prepare for a Prolonged Power Outage

Increasingly severe weather and aging infrastructure are exposing Americans to longer blackouts. Here are tips on how to prepare for a prolonged power outage from the experts at Consumer Reports including how to match the generator to watt you want to power.

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Power outages in Grand Rapids, #Michigan are regular. 1,600 customers in downtown Grand Rapids were without power after a 46,000 volt line failed, according to Consumers Energy. iSocket send SMS alerts to your phone when power fails. #PowerOut? #iSocket3G #PowerSMS

from Express.co.uk

Blackout Britain: EU environmental directive puts millions at risk of power cuts

Nigeria's power generation drops to 3321.50 megawatts The nations power generation capacity has dropped from 4285 megawatts recorded on September 16 to 3321 megawatts on December 1 due to scarcity of gas the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.NAN quoted the figure provided by the Nigeria Electricity System Operator on Thursday.The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) puts the total output of all the generation companies at 3321.50 megawatts which had been transferred to the 11…

from Consumer Reports

How to Prepare for a Prolonged Power Outage

Increasingly severe weather and aging infrastructure are exposing Americans to longer blackouts. Tips on how to prepare for a prolonged power outage from the experts at Consumer Reports.

Power-savvy: PESCO officials directed to address complaints on the spot - The Express Tribune

from the Guardian

After the iPhone: Apple eyes Time Warner and TV for its next act

When you’re the biggest company in the world, with a lead product that is arguably the most successful consumer electronic product of all time, what do you do for an encore?