5 Uses for Portable Generators

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Friday, April 14, 2017)

Portable Genreators 

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Why Install a Generator in the Spring?

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Monday, March 13, 2017)

 

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What are Portable Diesel Generators and what do they do?

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Thursday, February 23, 2017)

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A portable diesel generator provides an ideal solution to a variety of situations. Portable generators range from smaller tow-able 15kw generators to forty-ffoot ISO contained 2000kw generators. Most commonly these portable diesel generators are used in places that do not have access to the power grid or as an emergency unit when the grid fails. 

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Get helpful information on Generator use and what you should and shouldn’t do

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Tuesday, February 14, 2017)

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Generator 101 

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Common Generator Problems & Solutions

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Tuesday, January 10, 2017)

Generator Maintenance and Repair

Generators malfunction for many different reasons. When operating in an industrial environment, one can expect and must prepare for the inevitable.

Below are some of the most common industrial generator repair issues affecting businesses today, along with possible solutions.



 

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Emergency Backup Power - Top 5 Disaster Considerations

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Tuesday, December 27, 2016)

Emergency Backup Power

Renting an emergency generator during a natural disaster or other power outage can be a challenging, if not an overwhelming undertaking. When a widespread power outage occurs, rental generators become scarce very quickly.

If you look at the statistical data on the number of businesses that lost power during any of the recent hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, etc., they numbered in the tens of thousands. Businesses that had an emergency power plan, experienced a dramatically reduced impact to their operations, revenue and profit. 

Preparation is the key to insure your business can secure the rental power, when and where you need it.
 

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Emergency Lighting & Power Equipment

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Friday, December 23, 2016)

Emergency Power Equipment

During a power outage you and your business can be prepared by having a generator available to take care of your electrical requirements. Power Plus can meet your needs by providing the quality power restoration you will need to maintain your business.  You can maintain your production schedule and your inventory by keeping the power flowing into your business.

Our trained professionals can provide you with emergency lighting and backup power generators that will prevents impacts to your business caused by an outage of power.  If you have an institution such as a school or learning facility, the safety of your students should be a top priority and having a backup power system will provide for that safety.  Our equipment is available for sale or rent so that when the situation arises, we can be there for you.
 

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Emergency Standby Generator Testing

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Tuesday, December 20, 2016)

Emergency Generator Testing

Standby generators represent a sizable capital investment. If the standby generator fails when called into action it is almost always accompanied by potentially dangerous conditions and/or risk of significant financial loss. Yearly load bank testing is an important element of any preventative maintenance program to ensure your standby generator is capable of carrying building loads when required to.

If the generator operates as an emergency standby generator for fire/life safety, it is regulated by NFPA 70, 99, 110 (Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems), and The Joint Commission standards, which has specific load banking requirements depending on the type of facility.
 

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Cheap Energy & The Future of Nuclear Power

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Tuesday, December 13, 2016)



The Economist, in 2007, reported that “America’s nuclear industry is about to embark on its biggest expansion in more than a generation. This will influence energy policy in the rest of the world”. It predicted that safety, management and regulatory types improvements would lead up to an “atomic renaissance” for  a nuclear energy industry crippled for years by the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl accidents.

Many countries were growing rapidly and increasing their demand for electricity. The nuclear industry had anticipated that this growth would force countries to revisit nuclear energy which had shown marked improvement.

Contrary to this anticipation, the amount of nuclear power generated electricity has seen a decline. Plants have been retired for nuclear power in the United States and other countries with the actual capability of assisting the power grid because of economic reasons. Smaller countries have scaled back their nuclear power efforts also.
 

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Electric Power Grids & Open Source Technology

    (Provided by Steven Nameroff - Tuesday, December 06, 2016)

Emergency Backup Power

An open source platform, accessible by everyone, has been developed by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to help people know the answers to questions such as; how much electricity goes through the grid; what and where are bottlenecks; what occurs when solar cells and wind turbines contribute to the energy grid. The answers to these questions will not only provide the general public with a better understanding of energy, but may also assist with a turnaround of global energy.

The populace is not only interested in the answers to the energy questions, they have even taken it a step further by being proactive enough to use their smart phones and an app to track energy through grids, and review the infrastructure of the energy program itself. Watching energy travel through high and low voltage lines, transformer substations, wind turbines and solar operated power plants has become a passionate interest for many.


This energy turn around information allows users to share photos and locations with the Department of Computer Science’s  (TU Munich) server. Upon receipt, the information is evaluated and analyzed with ultimate inclusion into the open source OpenStreetMap system. 

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