Belgium uses up most electrical power between 5 pm and 8 pm on weekdays: offices and shops are still open for business, trains, trams and the underground system are operating at peak performance and people are getting dinner on at home.
To avoid selective power cuts, there is only one thing for it: to drive down overall power consumption during these times. How? Courtesy of a general mobilisation. With what are often simple actions that will not affect your lifestyle or sense of comfort, you can do your bit by reducing or spreading your power consumption to include other times of the day or the week.
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