This new flashlight plugs into any open outlet for easy accessibility. When there is a blackout, rest assured that the Blackout Buddy will automatically turn on, shining your way through any room or dark hallway. It's always there when you need it too, because you will know where to find it. But that's not all it does. Use it as a flashlight or even a night light. The Blackout Buddy is perfect for kids rooms giving them the comfort and security of knowing they aren't alone in the dark.