Tag: electricity

How long will the blackout last?

Why are we certain to be measuring blackouts in days?  And how will we get through it? Preparation is the best way to prevent riots and other dangers.  No matter how long a blackout lasts, there are things that will help us all get through it.

Power Outage: “Public Safety Power Shutoff”

If you don’t think it can happen to you, or you want to know the odds, start here.  There are links to the maps the Utility is using to determine which lines to shut off during fire season.

Difference Between Solar Modules and Solar Panels

You say “panel,” I say “module” Sticklers know the difference between solar panels and solar modules. The solar module is the framed unit that contains within it the solar panels consisting of multiple solar photovoltaic (“PV”) cells.  The cells are usually blue or black. Modules look pretty much like a large, chrome or black, glass-fronted, […]

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