Can Georgia Power cut off electricity when it is cold?

Answer Georgia Power cannot disconnect electricity if the temperature will be below 32 degrees. The winter months in Georgia are defined as November 15th to March 15th and customers scheduled for disconne... Read More »

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How to Make Electricity to Power a Boat?

Whether your boat is powered by wind or motor, electronic components and luxury goods depend on well-charged batteries. To help avoid a dead battery, and to help lower power costs, solar panels can... Read More »

Do power plants make electricity?

No, power plants do not "make" energy. They convert one form of energy into another. For example, if the plant runs on fossil fuel, that fossil fuel is converted into mechanical energy within the p... Read More »

Where was hydroelectric power first used to make electricity?

Hydroelectric power was first used to make electricity in the Mayflower Mine in Nevada City, Calif. Called the Pelton wheel, it harnessed the energy from flowing water to produce electricity throug... Read More »

How much electricity is lost in power lines?

According to the International Electrotechnical Commission, about 8 percent to 15 percent of energy is lost during transmission through power lines. Variables such as temperature, line composition ... Read More »