A country as large as Canada can be subject to any number of natural disasters every year – consider Calgary’s 2013 floods – and similar flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba in 2014. And then there was the major ice storm that knocked out power across central and Eastern Canada during 2013’s brutal winter. In such situations, oil, mining and industrial operations can come to a halt without emergency access to onsite electricity generation.
Such emergencies, by definition, rarely are planned events. Perhaps there’s a day or two notice before severe weather or flooding arrives, but that still might not be enough time to line up the emergency generators and other temporary power equipment your customers need, if you haven’t done your planning first. Developing a relationship with a temporary-power provider before customer calls start hitting your phone lines is really the only way electrical contractors can ensure their ability to keep client facilities up and running after a crisis.
So, what should you be looking for in an emergency-power partner? The following four capabilities should be at the top of your list:
In addition to its own high-quality inventory, Trinity Power Rentals has access to the largest temporary power distribution chain in North America. Our specialists are available 24/7, 365 days every year, to provide quick turnaround on quotes, single-line drawings and other needed documentation, along with start-to-finish freight and logistics management. Give us a call today – we’ll just need some simple customer account documents, and then we’ll be ready to mobilize the equipment your customers need, when they need it.