Cannabis Farmers Use Generators To Try And Save Crops After Wildfires

There’s been a lot of focus on the damage California’s recent wildfires have done to the region’s winemakers, but an equally as hard-hit industry are the marijuana growers. The fires could not have hit at a worse time – October is harvest time and recreational sales in California are set to being in January 2018. […]

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Microgrids Get A Fresh Look

After the hurricanes the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. has seen this year, there’s been a lot of talk about stabilizing and improving the power grid to contend with major events. One idea is that of microgrids, which are used throughout Alaska and in other states to power business, industries, and communities, some of which […]

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Common Reasons Why Generators Fail

We buy backup generators to provide power when we need it most, i.e. when it’s not available through the power grid. The last thing you want to discover at a time like this is that your generator isn’t working properly. Regular maintenance can help prevent problems, but even when a generator is properly maintained problems […]

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Where Do Old Wind Turbine Blades Go To Die?

With wind turbines estimated to last between 20-25 years, some of the earliest turbines are coming due for decommissioning. As these aged turbines start to need replacing, there’s a question of what to do with them. Fortunately, many parts of the wind turbine are recyclable. The foundation, tower, gearbox and generator can all be recycled. […]

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