Tag: backup power

An emergency power system is an independent source of electrical power that supports important electrical systems on loss of normal power supply. A standby power system may include a standby generator, batteries and other apparatus. Emergency power systems are installed to protect life and property from the consequences of loss of primary electric power supply.

Reliable Power from Reliable Fuel

Reliable Power from Reliable Fuel

The US economic infrastructure depends heavily on the use of energy. Fuel diversity helps mitigate fuel risk for businesses, consumers, and industries against factors like price fluctuations, delivery infrastructure problems, new environmental policies, and regulations.

Guest Commentary:  The New Era of CHP

Guest Commentary: The New Era of CHP

What do the Excelsior Hotel, Cathedral Village Retirement Home, Grand County High School, Statz Farms, Willard Apartments, and Supreme Sports Club have in common? They all represent the new face of the combined heat and power (CHP) market—relatively small commercial facilities that are installing CHP to save money on energy

Testing the Limits

Testing the Limits

There is a problem with having backup gene­rators. The problem is that the operator may not know if the generator is capable of meeting necessary power demands in an emergency situation. What is needed is a device that allows for the testing of a simulated electrical load. Load banks are

The Evolution of Enclosures

The Evolution of Enclosures

Contemporary enclosures are not only serving to help businesses meet today’s noise regulations, but also to provide optimal insulation, equipment protection, vibrational dampening, and protection in extreme environments.

Small Systems, Big Impact

Small Systems, Big Impact

The Lotte New York Palace hotel in midtown Manhattan is a sprawling place, boasting 813 guest rooms and 86 suites, in addition to 22,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a spa, and a fitness center. For years, the hotel was powered using city steam, the most expensive fuel

Distributed Energy—Reader Favorites

Distributed Energy—Reader Favorites

Listed below are the top Editor Blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Business Energy magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, e-mail click-through, and most commented articles.

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A Water Fountain on Wheels

A Water Fountain on Wheels

Cars today are hyper-capable. As they’ve gained computing power, they have developed abilities far beyond transportation. Not only can they function as Wi-Fi hotspots, energy storage batteries, and backup power generators; they can also serve as a remote control to turn on the lights in your home. And Ford engineers

Servato Introduces New Critical Infrastructure Battery Management System

Servato Introduces New Critical Infrastructure Battery Management System

Technology upgrades reduce implementation costs and provide the most complete carrier solution for managing backup power 

Servato Corp., the leading provider of remote battery management, today announced the launch of its newest remote battery management system, the Smart Power System-248™ (SPS-248™). While building on Servato’s foundational and game-changing technology for automated battery

Onsite Generation and Energy Storage Solutions

Onsite Generation and Energy Storage Solutions

Data centers, hospitals, and manufacturers can’t lose power for even a minute. The same can be said for financial institutions. Unfortunately, public power infrastructure in cities across the United States is aging. And as it does, power failures are becoming more common.

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