Tag: onsite power systems

Cogeneration or combined heat and power (CHP) is the use of a heat engine[1] or power station to generate electricity and useful heat at the same time. Trigeneration or combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) refers to the simultaneous generation of electricity and useful heating and cooling from the combustion of a fuel or a solar heat collector.

Switchgear Maintenance

Switchgear Maintenance

You already know how important it is to perform regular preventive maintenance on your onsite power system. It doesn’t pay to install a backup generator to protect yourself from a failing public grid if that onsite system doesn’t work when called upon.

So you regularly test your onsite power system. You

The Growing Demand for Emergency Backup Power

The Growing Demand for Emergency Backup Power

Colocation and cloud-computing company LightEdge Solutions has succeeded in the data center business largely because of one key reason: The company’s data centers are reliable. The power at these centers never goes out.

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals – Part 4

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals
– Part 4

Maintenance, Monitoring
Matuseski with Cummins says that once hospitals have chosen and installed an onsite power system, it’s important for the staffers at that facility to learn how to monitor these systems and maintain them.

This is the only way that hospitals can guarantee that their onsite power systems are working properly.

Quiet Quest

Quiet Quest

Intrusive noise is a growing concern for both the public and private sector these days. If the power equipment rattles, clanks, and booms loudly, there will likely be complaints—or worse: fines and citations. Consider this: according to the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse ( www.nonoise.org ), 13 states have noise pollution laws,

Manufacturers Know the Drill

Manufacturers Know the Drill

The manufacturers of onsite energy systems are used to change. The customers that they serve—whether they own massive industrial warehouses, sprawling supermarkets, or new multifamily apartment towers—are constantly evolving, reacting to the changes that the ups and downs of the economy bring to their businesses.

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals – Part 1

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals – Part 1

The $10 million investment made sense, and would bring huge yearly energy savings to Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA.

And fortunately for Richard Szatkowski, corporate director of plant operations for the hospital, the members of his board of directors felt the same way. And because of that, the hospital last

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

Emissions
Onsite energy continues to prove itself as an economical and sustainable solution for businesses and institutions. But as it grows in popularity, the marketplace and government agencies are adding regulations for noise, emissions, and fuel handling. In the past such requirements would have slowed progress, but today there’s good news

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

Emissions Onsite energy continues to prove itself as an economical and sustainable solution for businesses and institutions. But as it grows in popularity, the marketplace and government agencies are adding regulations for noise, emissions, and fuel handling. In the past such requirements would have slowed progress, but today there’s good

The Growing Demand for Emergency Backup Power

The Growing Demand for Emergency Backup Power

Colocation and cloud-computing company LightEdge Solutions has succeeded in the data center business largely because of one key reason: The company’s data centers are reliable. The power at these centers never goes out. And this is thanks to a series of backup power systems on which Des Moinesbased LightEdge relies,

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals

The $10 million investment made sense, and would bring huge yearly energy savings to Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA. And fortunately for Richard Szatkowski, corporate director of plant operations for the hospital, the members of his board of directors felt the same way. And because of that, the hospital

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