Generally speaking, standby generator costs rise as kilowatts (kW) do. But it would be an oversimplification to say price is based off a simple dollar-per-kilowatt calculation. With so many factors affecting the final price tag —application, sound requirements, location, type of fuel— there...Read more
Diesel vs. battery
This guide will discuss how recent innovations have made diesel one of the cleanest and most inexpensive energy options on the market today. And it’ll give an honest comparison between diesel and battery.
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When North America’s leading heavy-duty transit bus company unveiled a line of all-electric buses, one of the biggest obstacles was a lack of charging stations across the United States. While the line of buses had an efficient lithium-ion battery with a good range, they needed a cost-effec...Read more
National Fire Protection Association standard 110 —the standard for emergency and standby power systems— outlines requirements for the installation and performance of backup power systems in emergency and legally required applications, where an outage would pose a life safety risk. It’s i...Read more
Emergency power systems aren’t called upon in ideal situations. And your emergency power supply system (EPSS) needs to be designed to kick on in flood, earthquake, fire and storm conditions (A.5.1.1). National Fire Protection Agency standard 110 —the standard for emergency and standby po...Read more
Split up into eight chapters and three annexes, the 2016 edition of NFPA 110 is intended to codify the performance —in installation, maintenance, operation and testing— of emergency and standby power systems. In this overview, we’ll address what NFPA 110 is, and how emergency pow...Read more
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