Wednesday, 17 January 2018

One Phone number for Power Cuts

In the past week, this blogger has experienced blackouts twice. Being on the "fabulous" NBN network, the landline also blacks out. However, with an iPad and iPhone we are not completely cut off from society, however, looking for a number to report power outages is a struggle.

Paul Homewood reports that the UK has a simple number to report outages:

Power Cut? Call 105
JANUARY 16, 2018
By Paul Homewood

h/t Joe Public

It may be a pure coincidence, but the electricity network operators (DNOs and INDOs) have joined together to set up a new telephone number, 105, for people to ring when there is a power cut.  (Source)

We need a one-size-fits-all phone number in Australia as the controlling clowns keep closing and blowing up coal power plants and relying on unreliable "renewable" energy.