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How to Be Prepared for a Winter Blackout

During winter, blackouts tend to come during the worst storms. Often, this is due to stress on the local electric grid: more people stay home, run more appliances, and use more electricity to run...

How to Prepare for a Long-Term Power Outage

Most people rarely think about where their electricity comes from—until it's not there. Long-term power outages remain relatively infrequent. But with aging infrastructure, ever-worsening extreme weather events, and geopolitical instability increasing, long-term blackouts are...

How to Find Out About Power Outages In Your Area

People always say that knowledge is power. But if your area is experiencing a power outage, knowledge of what's happening, proactive foresight, and preparation could literally give you power.  Typically, there’s no warning before your...

How to Stay Safe During a Blizzard: At Home and On the Road

Weather is one of the most potent, unpredictable forces humankind has to contend with every day. And as global climate crises escalate, people will inevitably face extreme weather conditions at a higher frequency than...

7 Winter Safety Tips for Cold Weather: A Starter’s Guide

In many parts of the world, winter brings pillowy white snow, cozy evenings by the fire, and festive spirits for the holiday season. And while this yearly change of seasons is a welcomed perk...

How to Prepare for a Flood: What You Need to Know

No matter how much control you think you have over your life, there are certain things even the most powerful individuals have no control over. Unexpected emergencies can appear when you least expect them,...

How to Stay Safe During Heat Waves and Extreme Heat

Heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent worldwide due to climate change and other factors.  Knowing how to keep you and your loved ones cool, healthy, and hydrated during a heat wave is crucial for your...

TVs, ACs, and Fridges: What Can a Portable Power Station Run?

Sometimes you want to get away from everything and unplug from the world.  Fortunately, spending time off-grid doesn’t have to mean living a spartan lifestyle. If you have a portable power station, you can operate...

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