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Contingency Planning for Disrupted Electric Power

Contingency Planning for Disrupted Electric Power

The Case for Partnering with a Strong Rental Power Supplier

by George Schalk
General Manager, Rental Power Division

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Emergency Power Generators Plan

Keep the Lights On: How to Institute an Emergency Power Generation Plan for Your Facility in Twelve Steps

by Eric Plebuch

Do not wait until disaster strikes to look for emergency power. Build a contingency plan around a thorough survey of your site. Then test it to make sure it works as designed. It is your best assurance of business continuity in a crisis.

1. Choose a Connection:

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Case Study

100,000 lb Switchgear for City's Water Department

Project Management and Engineering - from Start to Finish

In 2009, the single largest piece of gear that Peterson Power Systems ever sold was delivered: a fully self contained electrical switchgear building measuring over fifty feet long, sixteen feet wide, and sixteen feet tall. The unit weighed nearly one hundred thousand pounds, and was the primary piece of equipment in a multimillion dollar electrical upgrade project for the City of San Francisco’s Water Department.

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Shake Table Test

Engineered Solution: OSHPD Certified

Caterpillar already had their 3500 series generators and the 3 Megawatt C175 certified for ground level installation by OSHPD the authority having jurisdiction over California hospital construction. A new hospital being constructed in San Francisco was designed with the generators to be located on the roof structure.

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Automatic Transfer Switches

Automatic Transfer Switches

An automatic transfer switches (ATS) is an integral part of a generator set: it transfers power from one source, the utility, to another, the generator. An ATS triggers when it senses that one of the sources has lost or gained power. An ATS is often installed in conjunction with one or more backup generators to make sure that the generator(s) provide electrical power if the utility source fails. Today every standby generator set that is sold requires at least one ATS, and some cases, multiple units.

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Rental Compressed Air

Compressed Air Solutions We Provide

Trust the rental experts at Peterson with your compressed air needs. From concrete jobs to industrial work, we have an expansive fleet ready to work in any application. With our 24/7 availability, we've got you covered.

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Rental Temperature Control

Serving all of California, Oregon and Washington

Peterson Power Systems can support temperature control applications from equipment failure, emergencies, loss of power to scheduled maintenance, seasonal needs, and special events. With locations to serve you in California, Oregon, and Washington, Peterson offers top-notch products and service to keep you productive and profitable. Industries we serve include refineries, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, education, data centers and more.

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Design Build

Design Build - The New Normal

Design build project delivery simplifies projects and reduces risk because the owner manages only one contract with a single point of responsibility. The designers and contractors are on the same team allowing a unified response to changes and challenges. The traditional design-bid-build method requires the owner to manage multiple contracts and relationships, settling disputes between designers and contractors. Conflict and finger pointing can occur, forcing the owner into a dispute resolution role. 

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