Fast Action Saves a Supermarket's Stock
One of the biggest worries homeowners have when an electric-utility power outage occurs is that food in their refrigerators and freezers might spoil - just imagine how much larger those worries can be for a supermarket manager when the lights suddenly go dark. That was the situation faced at Cooper Foods in Maple Ridge, B.C., following a recent BC Hydro outage. Fortunately, Trinity Power was able to bring power back to the market before damagin... read more >
Site C Project: Lucrative Contractor Opportunities over the Next 7 Years
After years of heated debate over the economic benefits and environmental impact of Site C, the final structure of a system of three dams on the Peace River initially proposed in the 1950s, the project has finally received a green light. On December 16, the Energy Minister Bill Bennett announced that the $8.8 billion construction project is to commence next summer. The completed hydroelectric plant is expected to satisfy the steep increase in e... read more >
The Origins of Power Generation
We know Marconi and we know Edison. But we don’t know the man who superseded both Marconi and Edison as being the crucial link in modern electrical transmission.
To find out where we've come from we need to go back. Way back. To the beginning where electricity started to transform itself into a usable commodity.
Foregoing some of the insights of experimenters along the way we’ll actually settle on the late 1880s. Here is whe... read more >
Trinity’s Expertise Comes to the Aid of a High-Stress High-Rise Outage
Few electrical outages pose the urgency faced when a high-rise residential tower goes dark. When simply getting out of the building can require an operating elevator and ventilation is centrally supplied, getting building systems up and running quickly is a life-safety necessity. This was the challenge faced by Houle Electric when called to the site of an electrical failure at the residential towers of Royal City Centre in New Westminster, B.C.... read more >
Integrated Generator Systems - Lights, Switches, Buttons and Knobs
The integrated systems of a generator are very much like our brain. Our consciousness is only a small representation of all that our brain controls. Much of the real work is performed on the unconscious level. Heart rate, internal temperature, hormone regulation, and circadian rhythm all happen without us knowing. The integrated systems of a generator can be given this same label. They’re necessary for the overall function of the generator an... read more >