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9 facts you need to know about brownouts


  • 21 September 2020

  • EA Technology

2020

‘brownout’ is a reduction in or restriction on the availability of electrical power in a particular area – unlike a momentary voltage sag or dip, it continues for several minutes or hours. The term comes from the dull colour that dimmed lights turn and,  unlike a blackout, a brownout doesn’t involve a complete interruption in power. But what impact can that have on consumers?

Read our nine facts about brownouts: