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What Happens When The Power Goes Out

The words No Power in red letters in front of an electrical outlet and an unplugged cord to symbolize an electricity outage or energy failure

Do you know what happens when the power goes out in the retail stores where you live? I decided to check out a few gas stations located within a mile or two from my home to see what they do when the power goes out. I wanted to ask two different facilities to get a feel for what they would do in a power outage. One clerk who looked to be about 25-30 years old, basically said to me “I don’t know what we would do if we lost power”. He did say the gas pumps would not work, but he had no formal training as to what to do in this situation. I then asked if they had a backup generator, and he responded that no they do not. I then asked, well, could people still buy stuff inside the store without power, since obviously, the cash registers would not work without electricity. He said, no. I was shocked, to say the least, that he had zero training for a power outage.

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Economic Collapse · Off-Grid · SHTF

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