Talking About Preventing and Reversing Environmental Damage
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Talking About Preventing and Reversing Environmental Damage

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Talking About Preventing and Reversing Environmental Damage

Emergency Planning For Backup Generator Systems

Sarah King

Backup generators are a powerful element in emergency planning for businesses and emergency response organizations that need 24x7 availability, 365 days a year. When local electrical services are out, but production is still necessary or contact needs to be made, generators can kick into action for temporary activity. To last as long as possible, or to increase the chances of getting back online once the chaos has settled, consider a few backup plans to boost the usefulness of your backup generators.

Photovoltaic Systems Have Limited, But Renewable Potential

Photovoltaic power is more commonly known as solar power, but can be powered with other light sources that aren't direct sunlight. The power doesn't come directly from the solar panels, but from a storage bank of batteries connected to the solar panel in most commercial configurations.

The storage bank of batteries or energy cells allow larger amounts of power to be stored throughout the day rather than relying on daylight for emergency power. Unfortunately, the batteries will only last as long as your electrical components allow, and an industrial building or communications station may sap the batteries relatively quickly. It all depends on how much energy storage you have in the form of additional energy cells and whether you have a plan to reduce usage.

Although a small amount of power can be replenished with moonlight, major power generation won't begin until full sunlight is available. Unfortunately, your electrical systems will be without usable power until the batteries are full enough, and will simply run out of power again.

Proper emergency planning means creating a tier of vital systems and turning off the least vital. This can involve turning off lights or investing in low, emergency lighting, turning off any recreational devices and limiting the use of non-vital computers. If certain machines aren't needed for all of your processes, make sure that they're turned off and only turned on if immediately needed.

Fuel Delivery As A Backup Option

Backup generators using fuels such as diesel can add an immediate boost of energy, and can be used to either immediately power the business or to charge electrical systems. A separate diesel system needs to be be installed and configured to work with the fuel cells in order to get the most potential.

A fuel generator and fuel delivery professional can advise you on ways to have a multiple option backup plan, allowing you to either run directly on diesel generator power, and divert power to the power cells during low power or night operations or a combination of both.

During natural disasters with long-term power loss from local utilities, you'll want an agreement with a fuel delivery company who has your organization's location on a non-digital map. This allows drivers to make it to your location without global positioning system (GPS) use if necessary, which increases your chances of getting a much needed boost of power in the middle of an emergency.

Contact a fuel delivery professional to discuss delivery options and other backup plans specific to your business. 

For fuel delivery, contact a company such as Martin Oil Company.