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Entergy Power Outage

from CNN

Manufacturer blames Super Bowl outage on incorrect setting -

Super Bowl outage blamed on electrical relay device. The cause of Sunday's power outage at the Super Bowl in New Orleans has been traced to an electrical relay device, Entergy New Orleans Inc. announced Friday.

from CNET

It wasn't Beyonce: Super Bowl outage traced to relay failure

It wasn't Beyonce: Super Bowl outage traced to relay failure Entergy, an electric and gas utility in New Orleans, says a relay device installed to protect Superdome equipment in the event of a cable failure ended up malfunctioning.

from Knowledge Weighs Nothing

DIY Emergency Candles: 6 Different SHTF Candles You Can Make

Normal candles are fine for the odd short power outage, but if you are going to be days or even weeks without power/lighting, you want something bigger and more efficient like a 50 hour candle.  The problem is these are expensive… The good news is…


Make a Homemade Solar Window Heater: Does it work? Here I've got air flowing in the bottom at 63 F and back out the top at a little over 100 F. Pretty hot for a piece of painted cardboard. The temperature outside is about 35 F.


Hurricane Isaac power outages have customers steaming in more ways than one

Thank goodness only a day and a half without power due to Isaac. Thursday noon, great day for us:)