How to be prepared for a winter power cut

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Need tips for when the power cuts? (Pexels)
This week thousands of households in Stockholm were hit by a power cut, after builders broke a cable.

“I just had my shaving cream on my face,” Dominic, who recently moved to Stockholm from London, tells Radio Sweden. He was in the middle of getting ready for work when all of a sudden, the power went out. He says he wasn’t prepared for it.

So that you can be prepared for unexpected electricity outages, Radio Sweden also asked the Civil Contingencies Agency for tips.

Related stories from around the North:

Canada: Arctic nickel, not oil, could soon power the world’s cars, Blog by Mia Bennett, Cryopolitics

Finland: Researcher blames lack of ice on Baltic Sea for southern Finland’s messy winter, Yle News

Sweden: Northern Swedish city gets Europe’s largest battery factory, The Independent Barents Observer

Russia: China wants in on Russian wind park project, The Independent Barents Observer

United States: Alaska warms to solar power as prices fall and benefits grow, Alaska Dispatch News

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