Tilo McAlister

Head of Strategic Marketing at T&T Power Group

Recent Posts

Fighting the Global Adjustment: How to Get from ICI Class B to Class A for Significant Cost Savings

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Generation

Here’s how you can use enhanced demand management to reduce Global Adjustment fees.

Vijay is an energy manager at large manufacturing plant in Southwestern Ontario*. When he first took the post...


Comparing the Top 5 Ways to Save on Global Adjustment Fees

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Generation

Here are some of the most effective ways for Class A customers to cut costs.

Customers who participate in Ontario’s Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI), pay Global Adjustment fees based on their...


Why Variable Frequency Drives are Critical in the Oil and Gas Industry

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Distribution

Here’s how VFDs have been providing the oil and gas sector with game-changing motor efficiency, system protection and significant cost savings

Oil and gas applications rely strongly on motor-driven...


What to Look For in a Power Generator Warranty

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Generation

Your generator is a serious long-term investment - here’s your guide to selecting your coverage contract wisely.

When it comes to warranties, the last thing any genset owner needs is surprises.


Comparing Standby, Prime, and Continuous Ratings for Generators

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Generation

These robust units aren’t a one-size-fits-all

For anyone considering a power generator investment for their industrial facility or commercial business, they have a few options to choose from: standby...


How a Greenhouse in Leamington Overcame the Electricity Shortage Using Cogeneration

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Generation

From lack of supply to unreasonably high electricity rates, growers don’t have to suffer.

Currently in Ontario, the Leamington-Kingsville area is experiencing unprecedented growth due to the...


Comparing the Use of a Variable Frequency Drive vs. a Soft Starter

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Distribution

Understand the differences, and when it’s appropriate to use each.

Both soft starters and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) minimize the inrush current through restricting voltage. However, there are...


What Makes this Drive the Best VFD for Farming Irrigation/ Agricultural Applications?

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Distribution

 

Modern growers are beginning to realize the ever-growing benefits of variable frequency drives (VFDs) for their irrigation processes. Today, VFDs are capable of helping growers bring down costs...


Exploring CHP (Combined Heat and Power) and the Future of Clean Energy

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Generation

Better, cleaner days are ahead for our power grid and gas system.

Combined heat and power (CHP) systems, also known as Cogeneration systems, are an integral part of our energy future in Canada and...


Ontario’s ICI Freezing Comes to Halt; Facilities Can Resume Incentivized Peak Demand Reduction

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Generation

Are you a Class A customer taking advantage of the ICI?

After the Ontario government took action to help aid in Covid-19-related economic recovery with its mandatory freezing of the ICI program...