PowerSecure Highlights Commitment to On-Site Power Reliability

Power Reliability

 Mission-critical enterprises use microgrids with on-site power systems to achieve the highest possible reliability. Power outages are increasingly unacceptable at military bases, health-care facilities, data centers, distribution centers, and retail facilities. A disturbance that is literally faster than the blink of an eye can damage equipment, … [Read more...]

Exploring the Power of EPA Tier 4 Final Stationary Engines for On-Site Power Generation

Stationary Engines

There are many reasons why enterprises and organizations choose to install stationary engines at their facilities for on-site power. For example, they may use the generators for standby power, base-load power or built-in redundancy for critical assets. Stationary engines collectively have had an impact on air quality and public health. So … [Read more...]

Maximizing the Value of On-Site Power Generation with EPA Tier 4 Final Stationary Engines

Stationary Engines

Whether for standby power, base-load power generation or built-in redundancy for critical assets, many organizations install stationary engines at their facilities so they may generate their own power. Because these stationary engines are relatively commonplace, they collectively have an impact on air quality and public health, so the Environmental … [Read more...]

PowerSecure Provides Engineering, Procurement & Construction for Butler Farms Microgrid Upgrade

A new farm microgrid in rural North Carolina is gaining traction as a model for future rural  microgrids. PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, engineered, procured and constructed the microgrid.  Power from pig manure may sound odd. But a Lillington, N.C. microgrid is showing how its done. In fact, the Butler Farms project is a … [Read more...]

Distributed Energy Award Goes to Unique Hog Farm Microgrid

Butler farms microgrid

Power from pig manure has proven to be an innovative solution to several farm challenges for a unique hog farm in rural Lillington, N.C. A report written by POWER magazine editor Aaron Larson explores how Butler Farms  installed lagoon covers for animal waste to not only reduce odors and eliminate rainwater ingress, but also to capture … [Read more...]

Following the Atlanta Airport’s $40M Power Outage, What’s Next?

power outage

Georgia Power says it plans to work with the Atlanta airport and the city to determine any possible reliability upgrades in response to an 11-hour power outage December 17 that cost Delta Airlines $40 million. The Southern Company subsidiary made the statement in a series of answers to questions posed by the staff of the George Public Service … [Read more...]