Facts About the Aging Power Grid that Powers Your Business

Our nation faces ever increasing threat of brownouts and blackouts. Need we mention the recent disaster that shut down power to all of Manhattan? The reliability of our power grid suffers from reduced infrastructural upgrade, reduced operating margins, and increased load. This will not be corrected in the short-to-mid term. According to the Department of Energy, major power outages and power quality disturbances cost our economy between $25 and $180 billion annually. Don’t let lack of power cost you and your business.

Here’s why public This will not be a quick or easy process.

  • 70% of our transmission lines are 25 years or older
  • 70% of our large power transformers are 25 years or older
  • 60% or our circuit breakers are more than 30 years old

If your business is not supported by emergency power generation, you should strongly consider eliminating that business risk. If you do have back-up generators on site, ask yourself if they are tested and ready to deliver for you? Proper periodic maintenance and testing requires skilled professionals to conduct load bank testing. You want to ensure that your backup power generation source will provide sufficient and clean power to both deliver uninterrupted business operations and to guarantee the safety of personnel and equipment. There is an affordable rental power generator solution for you. We can help you build your complete electrical power continuity of operation plan to include assessing and delivering upon your specific emergency power requirement. Contact Prime Power Rentals, we are glad to help in your power reliability planning.

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Planned Backup Power

Trying to schedule a transformer replacement or performing system upgrades, but need to minimize outage duration? Whatever the application, Prime Power Rentals can provide the tools you need to help minimize customer downtime.

We offer generator rentals from 20kW – 2MW and transformers with accompanying medium voltage cables ranging from 1000kVA to 2500kVA in voltages from 4.16kV to 34.5kV. Let us help you in reaching your goal of minimizing CAIDI (Customer Average Interruption Duration Index).

Emergency Backup Power

Middle of the night downed pole due to a vehicle accident? Pad mount transformer failure serving an assisted living center? Emergency power interruptions happen every day due to a number of reasons ranging from inclement weather to an aging infrastructure. 

 We at Prime Power Rentals understand that the electric utilities top priorities are the safety of their employees, the safety of the public & restoring power to their customers. We offer generators ranging from 20kW – 2MW & utility grade primary voltage transformers that can be deployed 24/7/365. Our highly trained & safety driven staff are ready to respond no matter what the situation is. Let us help you in obtaining your goals.