A discontinuance of electric power supply.
  Time during which service is unavailable from a generating unit, transmission line, or other facility.
  The period during which a generating unit, transmission line, or other facility is out of service.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
(Electric utility)
  An interruption of electric service that is temporary (minutes or hours) and affects a relatively small area (buildings or city blocks). See BLACKOUT.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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