Resist or React: The Case for Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines
For years, responsible facilities managers have been aware of the need for backup electric power generation equipment at their businesses as “insurance” against threats such as lost time and damage to equipment due to interruption of utility power. Backup generators, and the testing and maintenance associated with their operation, represent a substantial portion of any facility manager’s defense against these threats, but many managers (and some equipment and service providers) remain unaware of their power generation equipment’s real-world weaknesses due to incomplete testing procedures of their equipment—when utility power fails at their facility, the lights go out.
A system-wide test is the only way to insure that the individual components of any emergency power generation system will work together harmoniously. Click here to learn more.