Off-Topic Winter Blackout warnings or scare mongering

Discussion in 'Lounge & Gossip' started by Ichiban, Wednesday 10th Oct, 2012.

  1. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

    England CJ Leeds
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    Just 30 minutes ago we in Leeds had a once second power cut it all over the news and Facebook.Nearly all major website and print media are reporting we may face winter blackout and we need to prepare for it.

    We at work have two tier 3 and one 4 datacenters and all the generators have had major service and diesel tank top up with winter additives.I am just wondering is time to invest in a Honda generator ? Funny Honda have a campaign going :Blink:Blackout | Energy | Honda (UK)
     
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  2. bijomaru Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Hmm this is interesting. Haven't seen it on national news website. Are we up to something?

    Better not be the case down south here :Smile:
     
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  3. Primarycare Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Oh joy

    Hope thus is a windup :Smile:

    Our clinical server is in Leeds if that does pop i will be most displeased :Smile:

    Wonder if TTP have a Honda generator for back up?
     
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  4. SayamaAccord Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    It's been in the news recently, electricity generation overcapacity to reduce from about 14% now to about 4% in 3 years.