Smartphone app in the US shows power info

An energy company in the United States has brought out a free interactive iPhone application for customers to report and check up on power outages. DTE Energy said they wanted […]

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By Vicky Ellis

An energy company in the United States has brought out a free interactive iPhone application for customers to report and check up on power outages. DTE Energy said they wanted to make it convenient for customers to see up-to-the-minute information from their mobile phones.

An equivalent app in the UK, called the Power Cut Checker, has been brought out by Central Networks, which provides up to date live information about power cuts in the East and West Midlands.