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Brown out in New Ferry #1052140
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For most of this evening, the one incandescent uplighter in our sitting room was really dim. All the LEDs and CFLs were as bright as usual, but I expect they were taking more current to compensate. Two of them were very reluctant to come on. I suspect the voltage was very low. I would have got a meter out and checked but as we had visitors I didn't think it appropriate. At about 9:30 everything suddenly went back to normal.

Anyone know what was going on?

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Unfortunately Scottish Power provide the worst interface of the electricity companies to see problems (most have maps), you could try putting your postcode in HERE


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Might as well have been the super moon

"There was a fault which has been resolved"

Very informative!


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