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Power cuts in Poland


Wroclaw Boy  
13 Aug 2009 /  #1
Ive experienced atleast 10 over the past three months, theyre most common in the evenings. Whats the deal with that? Some times its storm related ie when the power cuts we've either been in a storm for a while or theres one on the horizon. Other times there seems to be no apparent reason.

Nothing more annoying when youre into a good film and bamn they cut the power.
Kamil_pl - | 59  
13 Aug 2009 /  #2
Hmm last time I hade power cut was about one year ago.
Krzysztof 2 | 973  
15 Aug 2009 /  #3
In my city it's really annoying :(
Two years ago there was a "psycho" running rampant, who knew how to sneak into the company's grounds (I guess they weren't properly guarded) and he was cutting off the power for half the city :(

They caught him after a year (even though they had a limited circle of suspects, because that man knew too much about high voltage, so it was someone with specialist knowledge/experience, probably a former employee)!

Now it's mostly storms, when a thunder hits a tree, the branches may not fall immediately, but for example the next day and cause short-circuits, there are still too many air lines instead of cables in the ground, so they are susceptible to all kinds of bad weather.

On the other hand, my phone line is in the ground and when last summer they were laying new pipes (water + sewer) the workers cut off our phones every single day, because they didn't know exactly where the cable was located (or were just too careless to proparly trace it, because the old projects from communist times were good for nothing, and the cable wasn't running like it was supposed to), so if there are many works (roads and pipes) in your city, you may be experiencing the same situation.
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
16 Aug 2009 /  #4
My power goes off on a regular basis especially during the winter , or during a storm , or when it rains , or when the sun goes behind a cloud.... You would think that with the huge amount of money they take off me they might be able to make the collection of twisted wires that passes for an electricity supply work on a more regular basis....?
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
23 Aug 2009 /  #5
Ask not what Enion can do for you but what you can do for Enion.

Enion is the electricity company with the monopoly in certain areas and couldn't care less.
Full of bureaucrazy and even after you get through all the paper work they require, for no particular reason, there are power cuts all the time.

Are youz with Enion?, they are like a state run communist "company". I can't stand them personally but I have to deal with them in work...

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