Power Distribution Articles

  • Generator Sets 2020

    Whether you are in the market for your first generator or a seasoned professional who wants to upgrade their existing one to accommodate greater power capacity, MTS Power Products is Miami’s number one source for custom generator sets. We are also experts in generator installation, repair, and maintenance for residential, commercial, and industrial uses. MTS Power Products designs emergency ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • Power Quality: Top Protection

    The Power Quality problems of an electrical distribution network are often generated locally within the structures and can depend on various situations, such as, for example, construction works, switching on high loads, faulty distribution components and particular basic electrical disturbances. Furthermore, external causes such as atmospheric events (hurricanes, lightning, snow, ice and ...


    By IREM SpA

  • Cranswick PLC Food Manufacturing CHP Plant, UK - Case Study

    FTSE 250 company Cranswick PLC is one of the largest food producers in Britain, who have launched a sustainability strategy to become the world’s most sustainable meat business. The company’s largest site at Preston is in operation 24/7 and is heat and power intensive therefore Cranswick decided it wanted to make its energy infrastructure more competitive. Clarke Energy worked in ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Waterworld: In the European Union, Hydropower is the key to a renewable energy future

    In September, the European Commission in Brussels proposed an ambitious new goal for renewable energy in the region: a 55% reduction in greenhouses gases by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels) to put Europe on track toward climate neutrality by 2050. To get there, EU countries are going to have to accelerate their efforts around renewable energy. Much of that will be in the form of solar panels and ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • What Exactly Is A Winch?

    A winch the type of tool that was created to lift or pull objects with a rope or cable. The fundamental design of most winches is fairly simple. They typically comprise of a drum or spool that this cable or rope is wrapped around. The most basic winches have handles attached that let them be cranked yourself. To work the winch, all you need to do is attach the cable or rope(cable o cuerda) on ...


    By Aicrane Malacate

  • What You Need To Know About Pyrolysis Plant Costs

    If you are planning on purchasing a pyrolysis plant it is vital that you are aware how much the pyrolysis plant will cost. The expense of the plant is determined by many factors. The first main factor is how big the plant. The price of the plant is going to rise as the size of the plant gets bigger. The model and capacity from the machine is also likely to factor into the costs so be sure that ...

  • Voltage Regulators for Generators

    If you’re looking for voltage regulators for generators then you’ve come to the right place. MTS Power Products has dozens of OEM McPherson Controls voltage regulators available and as replacements for brands such as Yamaha, Honda, Kubota, Basler, Mecc Alte, Leroy Somers, Caterpillar, Marelli Motori, and many others. Here at MTS Power Products, you can buy directly from the ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • Steam Turbine NDT Inspection Best Practices

    Steam turbines are elegant in their simplicity. Water turns to steam; steam rotates the turbines; energy is transformed into electricity. But this simplicity belies incredible complexities in their operations and tiny intricacies in their build. These intricacies demand a rigorous testing practice to make sure that the turbines work safely. Increasingly, these turbines are tested using Phased ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Why Do We Need Battery Monitoring If We Do Discharge Testing?

    Introduction This is a question that is often asked, and the answer is relatively simple. A discharge test measures the capacity of the battery and a battery monitoring system is a maintenance tool. Let me explain further. The Importance of Capacity Testing A lead acid battery is a collection of lead-based electrochemical cells, each with a nominal voltage of 2 Volts, assembled in series to ...

  • Generator AVRS

    Generator AVRs (automatic voltage regulator) are a technical component that is used in generators of all sizes whether commercial or industrial. The core purpose of a generator AVR is for the purpose of automatic regulation of voltage, essentially it will turn voltage levels that are fluctuating into constant voltage levels. Generator AVRs work by stabilizing the voltage output of generators at ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • Did You Know? Switch Mode Rectifiers, Calculating Float Voltage & C-Rates

    Switch Mode Rectifiers The most common technology in use today for stationary battery charging is the Switch Mode Rectifier (SMR). They offer a higher efficiency and are smaller and lighter than the legacy Ferro Resonant and Silicone Controlled Rectifier (SCR) types. More importantly, they are easily field-swappable. Did you know that the SMR was first invented 110 years ago and was a ...

  • Pump It Up: How an Alpine Lake Became a Massive Battery Ready to Feed the Grid on a Moment’s Notice

    Two crystal-clear blue lakes in the Swiss canton of Valais, Lac d’Emosson and Lac du Vieux Emosson, look at first glance like any number of local glacier-fed tarns, surrounded by mountains and crystalline air blowing down the slopes of nearby Mont Blanc. But first impressions can be misleading: The twin bodies of water are central components of Nant de Drance, one of the world’s most ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Where Do We Find the Most Energy-Efficient Data Centers?

    The quest for energy-efficient data centers has been getting stronger every year. As computing power gets better, and more organizations and enterprises go online, data centers have to accommodate massive data more than ever. The increase of data to process also means more energy to power these centers. This phenomenon has propelled companies to develop and run more energy-efficient data centers. ...


    By AKCP

  • British Sea Power: New Transmission Technology is Helping UK Offshore Wind Farms go Bigger, Farther

    When the English playwright Thomas Heywood used the phrase “as common as coals from Newcastle” - pointing out something that was just plain ordinary - his London audience knew exactly what he was talking about, even in the early 1600s. For centuries, the abundance of coal around Newcastle-upon-Tyne in northeast England not only helped shape English idioms, but it also fueled the ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Homespun Wisdom: This Breton Factory is Making Powerful Turbines for France`s 1st Offshore Wind Farm

    If you’ve ever flown over the coast of Western Europe and marveled at the view of giant offshore wind farms breaking the monotony of the sea, then one thing is certain: You weren’t flying over France. The country may boast a long coastline, incorporating the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Riviera, but France has not tapped offshore wind, unlike its European neighbors such ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Fulcrum3D Sodar - Clarke Creek Wind Farm - Case Study

    Fulcrum3D treats all information regarding monitoring sites in the strictest of confidence. Below is a case study from monitoring sites that we are at liberty to discuss with express permission from our clients. Clarke Creek Wind Farm Lacour Energy is an Australian renewable energy development company focused on developing premium wind and solar projects across Australia. Goldwind Australia ...


    By Fulcrum3D P/L

  • Nouadhibou wind farm mauritania, West africa - Case Study

    Customer: SNIM Wind Turbine: 16 Vergnet GEV MP-C, 275kW, 32m rotor diameter, 55m hub height Total power: 4.4 MW Commissioned: 2011 Operations and Maintenance: SNIM Vergnet GEV MP Wind Turbines Deliver Energy and Cost Savings for SNIM Iron Mine Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière (SNIM), Africa’s second largest producer of iron ore, ...


    By Vergnet Eolien

  • Tarawa solar ybrid farm Republic of Kiribati, Central pacific island

    Production: 500 kWp of photovoltaic production with Vergnet’s Hybrid Wizard® Total power: 500 kWp Commissioned: September 2015 Operations and Maintenance: Vergnet SA Solar Hybrid Solutions and Cost Savings for Tarawa The projects form part of the UAE’s support for economic and social development of Pacific island nations, while also showcasing the ...


    By Vergnet Eolien

  • Aleipata wind hybrid farm independent state of samoa - Case study

    Wind Turbines: 2 Vergnet GEV MP C 275 kW, 32m rotor diameter, 55m hub height Total power: 550 kW Commissioned: August 2014 Operations and Maintenance: Vergnet S.A Vergnet GEV MP Wind Turbines Deliver Energy and Cost Savings for Aleipata The Aleipata Wind Farm is the first wind farm to be commissioned in the Independent State of Samoa. The Vergnet project was ...


    By Vergnet Eolien

  • Where to Get A Biomass Pyrolysis Plant Available

    Among the finest strategies to turn waste materials into fuel is to apply a biomass pyrolysis plant available for sale. These plants try to turn waste biomass into something useful. You are able to turn waste wood as well as other organic materials into another product that you could sell or utilize in your business. You can make an enormous profit by using these machines and they are generally ...

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