load-shedding load-shedding

Definition(s):

  • (n) cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply

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  • Zimbabwe hit by power cuts after fault at major plant

    Zimbabwe has been hit by severe electricity outages following a breakdown at a power plant that accounts for about half its national production, state utility ZESA said on Thursday. "There will be an increase in load-shedding until the situation returns to normal," ZESA said in a statement. Hwange thermal power station in the northwest of the country, which produces 500-600 MW of power, had ...
    on February 27, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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