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August 2015

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Importance of Maintaining Commercial Generator Batteries


Batteries are an integral part of a generator set. Many generator service providers report the most common reason for generator failure is a failed battery. This article provides information on the role of batteries, the types of batteries used in industrial power generation systems, sizes and styles of batteries, connecting multiple batteries, and how to maximize the lifespan of industrial power generator batteries. The article also contains diagrams. Click below to continue...

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In the News
Tops Tips for Maintaining Standby Power (Cospp.com) Maintenance is just as crucial for standby power systems as for those that run 24/7. This article offers top tips for both the selection and ongoing maintenance of a backup power system.
Generator Sales Market to 2019 - Market Estimated to Grow (EINNews.com) The global generator sales market is estimated to reach $22.4 billion by 2019, at a projected CAGR of 6.1% from 2014 to 2019, signifying substantial increase in the demand for gensets during the next five years.
Texas Hits New Record for Electricity Use (TheEnergyCollective.com) During the recent heat wave in Texas, the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), set a new record for electricity use when demand for electricity reached 69.8 gigawatts. RCOT has been able to handle this extremely high demand so far.
12 Years Ago: How NYC Dealt With Massive '03 Blackout (gothamist.com)  Lasting 30 years and affecting 8 states, Ontario and New York City, the massive 2003 blackout caused 30 million gallons of sewage to drain into waterways because backup power was not working at some wastewater treatment plants.
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