Category Archives: Light

Bright Outdoor LED Light – Solar Powered – Motion Detector

A couple weeks ago, I posted a link to a light I accidentally stated was solar powered. It wasn’t (and I quickly fixed the link), but this one is. This Bright Outdoor LED Light has a 4.1 rating with 1,272 ratings on Amazon. Though not the “end-all, do-all” of lights, if you have a dark corner of the yard, here’s one option for lighting it up at night. Although it is a motion sensing light, it has other useful modes: Automated switch – Auto on at night / auto off at sunrise; Dim light when no motion / Bright light activates when … Continue reading

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What Is A Grid Down Scenario?

A “Grid Down” event or situation is an event where the power grid goes down.  In other words, a blackout.  Typically, Grid Down refers to a widespread event and one where the power isn’t expected to be quickly restored. A Grid Down Scenario, then, would refer to any event that impacts the ability to generate power on a wide basis.  Further, because the more serious of grid down scenarios involve very long periods of time before the power would be restored, if ever, planning for it usually requires a combination of tactical and strategic planning. Electrical power is so ubiquitous … Continue reading

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