Popular New England Ski Mountain Power Outage

Case Study Details

Type of Job
Customer Industry

Ski Resort

Equipment Needed

2000kW mobile diesel generator, 2500kVA mobile transformer, low and medium voltage cable

Generator Size

What Happened

A popular New England ski area experienced an unplanned power outage the night before what was scheduled to be one of their busiest weekends.  The time from the initial call to when power was restored via the emergency generator and transformer was approximately 6 hours.  The mountain was fully operational by the start of the next business day.

Services Provided

Prime Power Rentals provided full turnkey services which included the following:

  • Transportation of all equipment to & from the location
  • Manpower to set up, operate, & demobilize the project
  • Provided onsite fueling services

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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.