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An engine-generator is the combination of an electrical generator and an engine (prime mover) mounted together to form a single piece of equipment. This combination is also called an engine-generator set or a gen-set. In many contexts, the engine is taken for granted and the combined unit is simply called a generator.

Tracking the Storm

Tracking the Storm

Think of a hurricane, and what usually comes to mind first are high-speed winds. However, 90% of direct hurricane-related deaths are caused by water-related injuries, including storm surge, rainfall flooding, high surf, and deaths just offshore, according to researchers at the National Hurricane Center.

Reliability and Flexibility

Reliability and Flexibility

The global portable generator market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.91% from 2017 to 2021, according to a study by ResearchandMarkets.com. This is due to a growing demand for uninterrupted and reliable power supply from all major end-users, especially commercial and industrial needs.

Editor’s Comments: Aligning Orbits

Editor’s Comments: Aligning Orbits

In a theory known as musica universalis, the “harmony of the spheres,” Pythagoras proposed in the 5th century that the Sun, Moon, and planets emitted their own vibrational hum based on their orbital revolution.

Strength and Security

Strength and Security

Until recently, water utilities regarded resiliency as a matter of defense against severe weather events. Now cybersecurity threats—including cyber terrorism—have taken a place on the list of water utilities’ top concerns.

Backup Power Generators for Critical Applications

Backup Power Generators for Critical Applications

Greg Sala, general sales manager for the East region of Cummins Sales and Service, says there is a saying they have at the Cummins offices: “No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to buy a generator.'” But when facility owners and operators experience a power outage

Prevention Pays Off

Prevention Pays Off

Greg Sala, general sales manager for the East region of Cummins Sales and Service, says there is a saying they have at the Cummins offices: “No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to buy a generator.'” But when facility owners and operators experience a power outage

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