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Best Practices for a Successful Generator Set Installation

In the Summer issue of our Power Generation PULSE  eNewsletter, we examine the question: What is involved in a successful generator set installation? To come up with the answers, we spoke with three of Curtis Engine’s longtime electrical contracting partners. Don D’Amato, President Electric Advantage

3 Ways to Prepare Now for the Next Hurricane

Calling for a near-normal hurricane season, NOAA predicts four to eight hurricanes this year – including two to four major hurricanes. National Hurricane Center data show that at least 13 hurricanes affected Mid-Atlantic states between 1995 and 2017. Many of us have vivid memories of Hurricane Isabel in September 2003, one of the most destructive tropical cyclones to ever hit the Baltimore area. All it takes is one powerful storm to wreak havoc on communities in its path.

New Digital Tools MTU Go! Act and MTU Go! Manage Support Global Customer Service

Rolls Royce Power Systems Digital Solutions unit has launched a number of digital products such as the MTU Go!Act smartphone app and the MTU Go!Manage web application to provide operators and managers of MTU-powered equipment with analysis of operating data from connected equipment.

New Law Requires Backup Emergency Power Generation Requirements for Assisted Living Facilities

Residents in assisted living facilities in the Commonwealth of Virginia will have greater assurances of uninterrupted electrical power in the event of loss of grid electricity from natural disasters or other events thanks to a newly enacted law. Senate Bill No. 1077, signed into law on February 21, 2019, requires all assisted living facilities in Virginia to install and maintain adequately sized emergency generators or have the capability to accept mobile generators.

Shouldering Responsibility for Protecting Workers From Arc Flash Incidents

From a creating culture of safety to investing in training and personal protective equipment (PPE), senior management has a crucial role to play in ensuring that construction workers and foremen are equipped with the tools and skills, as well as the organizational support, to recognize and avoid hazardous conditions that could lead to an arc flash incident. 

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