Applications and Benefits of Load Bank Testing for Industrial Plants
Power grid interruptions, blackouts, and severe weather, such as hurricanes, ice storms or strong winds, have all prompted business owners and plant managers to seek out insurance against financial and time losses, as well as equipment damage, through installing backup power generation equipment. However, simply procuring a backup generator does not exhaust the defensive strategy against such threats. In fact, testing and maintaining the backup... read more >
The Real Cost of Power Outages and Unplanned Industrial Downtime
The recent sudden September snowfall in Calgary that left thousands of consumers in the dark due to power outages across the city can only serve as a reminder that unpredictable weather phenomena should not catch us off-guard when it comes to emergency power preparedness. In fact, up to 32% of power outage incidents across Canada are caused by extreme and rapid weather changes that are difficult to forecast and usually leave no time for craftin... read more >
Trinity Power Substation at Vancouver Urban Resort Casino
Trinity Power lands a 2MVA, 12.5kV/25kV – 347/600V portable package substation at the Vancouver Urban Resort Casino construction site. A sea can connected to BC Hydro’s grid for the approximately two years needed to develop this casino resort.
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How to Determine the Amount of Power & Size of Generator You Need
When looking to rent a power generator, many business owners make the mistake of basing their choice on price or brand alone, without really considering what their power needs are and what size generator would best fit those needs. By choosing the wrong size, however, you risk facing system failures and even complete shutdowns, caused by overloading the generator’s capacity, as well as damaging the equipment powered by it and even some serious ... read more >
Critical Steps To Plan For In Plant Turnarounds
If you have previously participated in a scheduled plant shutdown, either as a manager, engineer, QA specialist or as part of the maintenance team, you know how overwhelming, chaotic and difficult to manage this short, but intensive period might be. Whether it is required by industry regulations or planned as part of the plant maintenance schedule, the annual plant shutdown must be as efficient as possible in terms of costs, work and time ... read more >