Sizing A UPS Unit

Whether you are adding a new UPS unit to your facility or replacing an old one, one of the first things you’ll need to determine is the needed UPS capacity. Units range in size from small enough to protect a single computer to large enough to protect an entire city – that’s not much help […]

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Yikes! Wind Turbine Fire Under Investigation, Reinforces Necessity Of Routine Inspections

In early June a wind turbine caught fire in Iowa. The fire caused the blades to disconnect and fall to the ground. While the cause of the fire was still unknown at the time of this post, it looks like mechanical failure is to blame. The fire started in the nacelle of the turbine, which is […]

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Keeping The Green Growing: Backup Power For Marijuana Operations

As of 2017, 26 states and the District of Columbia have laws legalizing marijuana for either medicinal or recreational use. Pot has become a $6.7 billion industry in the U.S. and Canada – and one of the most energy intensive. Marijuana farms require 24/7 power to provide the growing conditions necessary to keep up with […]

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Remote Monitoring: A Must For Today’s Farmers

Today’s heavily automated farming practices require a constant supply of power. Power continuity is no longer a “nice to have”, but a “must have”. Without electricity, farming operations can grind to a halt and, depending on the time of year, can have devastating consequences for your bottom line and even the farm’s viability. One ways […]

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How Much Do You Stand To Lose In A Power Outage?

You know power outages happen. You know emergencies and natural disasters happen. You know a power outage means your business will grind to a halt until power can be restored. Yet, you’re still gambling with the chance that the outage won’t happen to your business. After all, backup power systems cost money, sometimes a lot […]

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