Grant Programs and Legislation Fuel Incentive for Generator Quick Connects

Emergency preparedness and recovery is a critical component to safeguarding our communities. As we grow ever more reliant on the utility grid, we are delivered with a stark reminder of how imperative it is to have access to fuel, cash, and food when severe weather knocks out our electrical power. The Bad News: Outages are…

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Need & Desire Drive Real-Time Capabilities in RTE’s Reefer Monitoring Systems

Distribution is often referred to as the “Achilles heel” of the cold chain operation and has a major impact on society.  According to a study (pdf) released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 2011, approximately 1.3bn tonnes (or one-third of the world’sfood produced for human consumption) is lost or wasted globally due…

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Advantages of Third-party Certification

To customers, distributors, and retailers, a certification mark means that they are purchasing a product that has been evaluated by an accredited independent organization. This third-party certification for electrical and power products means that a qualified independent testing laboratory has reviewed the manufacturing process of the particular product and has concluded that the final product…

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2013 Hurricane Outlook. Plan Ahead. Install Standby Power Connection.

Hurricane Andrea has kicked off the 2013 Hurricane Season, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this year should be a doozie. With warmer than average temperatures, wind patterns routing our way from Africa, and no sign of El Niño showing up to reduce hurricane activity, it has been predicted that the Atlantic…

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Examining the Move Towards Electrified Rubber Tire Gantries

Traditionally, Rubber Tire Gantries (RTGs) have been operated by diesel fuel.  However, with the rising cost of fuel there has been a shift toward running RTGs on electrical power.  In addition to reduced emissions, utilizing Electrified Rubber Tire Gantries can reduce fuel consumption by as much as 95% according to a recent article published by…

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