Published On: Sat, Jul 31st, 2021

Blackout Fears Power Generator Sales

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Californians are rushing to buy generators as worries of potential blackouts—triggered by heat waves and forest fires—linger. “The grid is getting worse and worse every year,” Elite Generators Co-owner Lupaenne Campos told The Epoch Times. “The infrastructure and the repair work are slow, so there’s a lot of averages going on now… Edison is shutting down power if there’s a slight wind or it gets too hot.” While generator companies recorded an increase in sales at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand is continuing into the 2021 summer season as the state issues sporadic Flex Alerts and the Dixie Fire consumes hundreds of thousands of acres. “It’s becoming a necessity rather than a luxury now to have a standby generator,” Campos said. When the power goes out as a result of a blackout, a generator is automatically triggered to restore power within about 45 seconds so that people can resume … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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