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Synonyms for brownout

darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

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Josephine Sato lauded the groundbreaking project: 'At first, I had doubts about the reliability of solar power, but after seeing the batteries end the brownouts that have hampered the local economy, I believe this project should be replicated all across Mindoro.
An official of the Department of Energy (DOE) has ruled out the possibility of having brownouts during the summer months this year.
GAR President Tom Raffy was recently interviewed by a southern California-based newspaper on how his firm has prepped for blackout or brownouts.
Surigao del Norte is also implementing a four-and-a-half hour brownout per feeder in their franchise area while Siargao and Dinagat Islands Electric Cooperative suffered almost four hours power curtailment and three hours rotational power cut in Agusan del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc.
The result is an Internet blackout during a brownout on the electric grid.
Cotabato Electric Co-operative (Cotelco) officials said they are now implementing rotating brownouts in north Cotabato due to repairs and maintenance shutdown of power plants, including hydropower facilities in Lanao del Norte and Misamis Oriental.
At the same time, could you provide a generator, for brownouts are continuously happening and there seems no permanent solution.
The brownout was temporarily lifted Monday as the out-of-control Station Fire burned closer to the city of Los Angeles.
We're working to solve the brownout problem in an integrated, affordable, end-to-end system," say Reggie Brothers Sandblaster program manager at DARPA's strategic technology office.
Thus in the district court, a fierce battle was fought among the McConnell litigants about what percentage of advertisements restricted by BCRA's electioneering communications brownout were "genuine" issue ads as opposed to candidate ads.
But to go forth knowing a brownout takeoff was a sure thing, and not properly scanning the gauges during the execution of same, earns no sympathy.
A REASSURANCE[TM] Back-Up Power System will instantly and silently power non-life-supporting equipment during an unexpected power outage or brownout, providing back-up electricity until utility power is restored.
But skyrocketing energy prices and rolling brownouts in California tell another story.
has already had at least one brownout in which customers were forced to cluster by the front door, waiting for the power to come back on.
The COP8SCR9 is the higher-voltage brownout version, from 4.