Selecting The Appropriate Medium Voltage Switchgear for Your Application

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

Here’s why you might require MV switchgear with single busbars, vs. double busbars

When deciding on the right medium voltage (MV) switchgear for your application, there are some key general...


Learning about MCCs (Motor Control Centers)

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

Controlling multiple motors with a complex (yet very simple) solution

When it comes to a range of different commercial and industrial applications, it is common for several electric motors to be...


Why Off-Grid Home Owners Should Invest in Backup Power Generator

Posted by Ashley Locke in Power Generation

Outages will happen - so it’s best to be prepared for them.

Whether you are looking to setup your home, your cottage or your commercial space as off-grid - it is important to consider some of the...


How Does an Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) Work?

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

Learn more about the “brain” of electrical systems

Contrary to what many might believe, using a manual transfer switch that’s used with portable generators isn’t going to make your standby...


Exploring the Value of Cogeneration for Canadian Greenhouses

Posted by Ben Tinklin in Power Generation

It’s time for greenhouse operators in Canada to really consider the immense advantages of CHP.

Of the many industries that can benefit from CHP, greenhouses and grow ops certainly stand out...


The Importance of VFD-Driven Motor Protection in Food Processing Plants

Posted by Paolo Alonzo in Power Distribution

Without VFDs, food and beverage plants have no protection from equipment failure.

Did you know that food and beverage processing companies statistically waste about one-third of all the food that...


What You Should Know About Switchgear

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

There’s more that goes into protecting your electrical equipment than you might think.

Switchgear is the apparatus used for switching, controlling and protecting the electrical circuits and...


Exploring the Nuts and Bolts of Canada’s Carbon Tax Law

Posted by Ben Tinklin in Power Generation

The tax affects all industries excluding food and cannabis greenhouses (rightfully so).

When it comes to Canada’s carbon tax law, we think about the two main components: a) The carbon levy placed...


How Reciprocating Engine Generators Stack up Against Battery Storage Systems

Posted by Ben Tinklin in Power Generation

Here’s how both energy options compare with regards to cost, flexibility, and environmental effects.

Alternative energy providers all across Canada sure enjoy debating why their product or...


Comparing Generators Vs. Batteries - Which One Reigns Supreme?

Posted by Yves Vachon in Power Generation

We’re here to tell you that it’s okay to consider using both. Here’s why.

If you are currently dealing with an off-grid system, you should know that there are many different ways that you can...