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automatic transfer switches for diesel and natural gas generators
By August 31, 2018

Low-voltage automatic transfer switches (ATSs) are available in a wide range of ampacities and features. ASCO recently published a white paper that surveys common configuration options and identifies the types of information needed to select an ATS for a specific application. Read the entire white paper from ASCO…


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By September 22, 2017

Combined Heat & Power (CHP) generation in the United States represents about 8% of the total electrical production in the country. Although CHP technology has been prevalent for decades, its recent resurrection and growth suggests that it could play an increasingly larger role in how energy is generated in…


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By September 22, 2017

Natural gas generators are changing the face of the generator market in North America that was once ruled by diesel generators. Natural gas burns cleaner, can offer better price stability and the technology of natural gas engines is advancing to the point of making them a more attractive option…


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By August 15, 2017

Using a single primary fuel, combined heat and power (CHP) projects, often referred to as cogeneration projects, have been stalwart, self-serving suppliers of electricity and another thermal energy form to manufacturing industries for over a century. Owing to the immaturity of the electric power grid, early industrial CHP projects…


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By August 15, 2017

Across the US power markets, there are needs for new peaking capacity. Some may value peaking differently; however all markets value the main characteristics of a peaking facility: quick start/ramp rate, emissions compliance, flexible operation, and output. Historically, aeroderivative gas turbines have been the benefactor of the peaking market…


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By August 10, 2015

Emergency backup power provided by on-site power generator sets are essential to hospitals, data centers, financial institutions and many other mission critical applications. These types of businesses can’t afford to be without power for even seconds and have come to rely on backup power solutions during brownouts, blackouts, and…


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