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In electricity generation, a generator is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy for use in an external circuit. The source of mechanical energy may vary widely from a hand crank to an internal combustion engine. Generators provide nearly all of the power for electric power grids.

Biogas and Cogeneration

Biogas and Cogeneration

Biogas has been quietly serving as a fuel for combined heat and power (a.k.a. cogeneration) plants and as a revenue generator for waste treatment facilities, landfills, and dairies for some time, mainly in Europe. But it is becoming more popular here in the US as municipalities and utilities seek out

Canada Gets a Better Home Standby Generator “Nerve Center”

Canada Gets a Better Home Standby Generator “Nerve Center”

Generac cUL service-rated transfer switch offers enhanced features, quicker installation

More often than not, home standby generators receive all the praise for providing emergency backup power. But what about that unsung hero of the backup power system, the automatic transfer switch? An automatic transfer switch is absolutely vital to a home

Project Profile: Open vs. Franchised Collection Systems

Project Profile: Open vs. Franchised Collection Systems

What do New York City, NY; Reno, NV; St. Paul, MN; and Springfield, MO, all have in common?

No, this isn’t the opening line of a joke.

On the surface, these cities are vastly different. But these cities all have at least one common issue they are trying to improve: the way

Russelectric to Supply Paralleling Switchgear for Charlotte Water Ultra-reliable power control system ideally suited for rigors of continuous duty water and wastewater treatment plants

Russelectric to Supply Paralleling Switchgear for Charlotte Water Ultra-reliable power control system ideally suited for rigors of continuous duty water and wastewater treatment plants

Russelectric, a leading manufacturer of power control systems and automatic transfer switches, announced today that it has been awarded the contract to supply Charlotte Water with paralleling switchgear for their water and wastewater treatment facilities. The paralleling switchgear will monitor the incoming utility power and in the event of a

Critical Support

Critical Support

We’ve all had it happen. Either ourselves or our neighbors have had their basements flooded during a major rainfall. To make matters worse, a lightning strike has taken out the neighborhood power grid, rendering the basement sump pump inoperable. It’s a helpless feeling to watch as the water rises up

Power Testing

Power Testing

“Be prepared.” For critical facilities threatened with the possibility of a power cut-off or a community that could face a blackout, the best form of preparation is a backup genset, generator, turbine, or battery. But what about the backup preparation itself? How does an operator know that the backup will

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Hydrogenics
Reliable power is essential to every business operation. That’s why companies are increasingly choosing Hydrogenics for critical backup and on-demand power needs.

Hydrogenics’ proven low pressure Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell stack architecture is at the core of our HyPM Power Module, designed to deliver superior performance, durability, and reliability.

Project Profile: Global Village

Project Profile: Global Village

Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. However, it is also the most “electricity-poor” region in the world. Of its estimated population of 1.2 billion people, most live in areas where connecting to a local power grid is impossible due to their extremely remote locations. To bring electricity to

Power Testing

Power Testing

“Be prepared.” For critical facilities threatened with the possibility of a power cut-off or a community that could face a blackout, the best form of preparation is a backup genset, generator, turbine, or battery. But what about the backup preparation itself? How does an operator know that the backup will

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