“More Frequent and Severe” Blackouts Prompt Need for Residential Backup Power

Credit to Author: Imad Dridi| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:45:00 +0000

Blackouts are nothing new to residential areas but there is evidence to suggest they are becoming more frequent and severe, prompting homeowners as well as the electricians who serve them… Read more »

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Are You Prepared with Backup Power Solutions that Keep your Home’s Critical Equipment “Always On”?

Credit to Author: Imad Dridi| Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:44:03 +0000

  A typical residential location, whether a single-family home, apartment or condominium, relies on electrical power for an increasing number of devices, appliances and systems that are crucial to homeowners… Read more »

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Enhancing Energy Resilience, Reducing Risk Through a Microgrid Approach

Credit to Author: Mark Feasel| Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:56:53 +0000

Why do microgrids become a hot topic when talking about natural disasters’ impacts and possible solutions? In an increasingly connected society, the economic impact of extreme weather and associated power outages has escalated rapidly…. Read more »

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Why is an electrical shutdown needed for a modernization project?

Credit to Author: Paul Fox| Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:36:01 +0000

Customers often ask me why an electrical shutdown is needed for a modernization project. Most say they can’t afford downtime. But here’s why a scheduled outage is absolutely necessary. While… Read more »

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Flood, heat, storm? No matter. Electric utilities can keep power flowing

Credit to Author: Simon Mouat| Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:26:50 +0000

Electric utilities provide vital continuous and critical electricity supply to billions of people across the globe. But some areas face extreme weather: floods, high winds, storms, fires, hurricanes or heat waves. These conditions create exceptional challenges for power supply continuity and can result in widespread damage… Read more »

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Self-healing capabilities of smart grid solutions minimize blackouts

Credit to Author: Julio Cesar Martins| Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 12:56:57 +0000

Until recently, electric utilities were heavily dependent on customers for notifications of an outage. Now, using smart grid solutions and self-healing capabilities, utilities can remotely monitor power equipment to: quickly… Read more »

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How to Help Customers Choose and Cost-Justify a UPS Design

Credit to Author: Gael Souchet| Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 19:10:45 +0000

No company likes downtime, but some have far less tolerance for it than others – and are more than willing to pay to mitigate their downtime risk. The job for… Read more »

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Lesson Learned from 2017: Digitization Helps Boost Business Continuity

Credit to Author: Vincenzo Salmeri| Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:51:22 +0000

For many people across the globe, the year 2017 will be viewed as a memorable one.  Highlights included sweeping changes in the political landscape, a near record year for severe… Read more »

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