Energy management: Prepare for electrical power outages

Power distribution: How to Be Prepared for Electrical Power Outages: Options and Considerations for the Use of Backup Generators

Sep 26th, 2013
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Washington, D.C. ­ -- Transmission and distribution: A webinar this Friday - September 27th - will provide an understanding of the important issues surrounding the use of emergency backup power systems for emergency preparedness and disaster response. Experts from MTU Onsite Energy ­ a leading provider of power systems and equipment to international data centers, telecom companies, hospitals, government buildings, and nuclear power plants will lead the session.

“We are pleased to partner with the experts at MTU Onsite Energy to offer this session about the many important factors and details involved with installing and operating a successful emergency backup power system,” said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. “In this National Emergency Preparedness month, having reliable emergency power systems is a national focus of federal and local governments, businesses and home owners in all 50 states.”

Attendees will hear first-hand from engineering experts David Wells, the Senior Application Engineer for MTU Onsite Energy, who will be discussing the role of emergency backup power equipment, unique attributes of various fuel sources, as well as the appropriate maintenance and operation of the equipment to provide power during emergencies. Jacquelyn Gotreau, the International Account Manager for MTU Onsite Energy, will present case studies providing examples and details of the proper maintenance and use of equipment to provide power during emergencies.

The webinar is being sponsored by the Diesel Technology Forum and while there is no registration fee space is limited so early registration is recommended.

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