Author Archives: MJ Logan

Perform Your Own Power Grid Blackout Scenario

Federal authorities and electric utility companies are working together this week to simulate a national electric grid blackout. The purpose is to educate the Federal Government on what will happen if a terrorist attack or other event caused a widespread … Continue reading

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Be Prepared for Winter Storms

Winter has arrived in some places or is on the way in others. Winter storms bring a variety of conditions including cold temperatures, high winds, ice, rain, and snow―sometimes in paralyzing accumulations. When multiple factors add up, the results can … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Karen Takes Aim on Gulf Coast – Florida Panhandle

Tropical storm Karen formed out of an area of showers and thunderstorms in the southern Gulf of Mexico today. The system was already producing gale force winds and bringing rain to Cuba and the Yucatan Peninsula. A hurricane hunter aircraft … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Own a Standby Generator for Home Use

As our reliance on electrical power grows, our lives are increasingly impacted by a loss of power, whatever the reason. Interruptions range from events that affect only a few homes, to entire regions, and causes include violent weather events, automobile accidents, … Continue reading

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Humberto: First Hurricane of the 2013 Season

Hurricane Humberto is the first hurricane of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It nearly broke a record for being the latest “first-hurricane-of-the-season” to form in the Atlantic Basin, missing the mark by just three hours. Higher than usual water temperatures … Continue reading

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Kubota Diesel for Standby and Prime Power

The new diesel Kubota GL Series generators comes to Norwall Power Systems. Generators are available for shipment direct from the factory in one to two days. The GL11000 and GL7000 are 120/240-volt single-phase generators capable of supplying either standby or prime power. … Continue reading

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2013 Mid-Atlantic Hurricane Season Update

August 31st-September 1 marks the middle of the hurricane season. So far in 2013, there have been six named storms in the Atlantic Basin and Caribbean Sea, but none have attained hurricane strength. Predictions for this year’s season were for … Continue reading

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Generac Protector Series: Diesel Powered Standby Generators

New at Norwall Power Systems are Generac’s Protector Series Standby Generators with capacities from 15 to 50 kilowatts. These liquid-cooled generators feature the reliability of a liquid-cooled generator along with the power and efficiency provided by a diesel engine. With … Continue reading

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Kohler Offers End User Rebates and Referral Incentives

Kohler Power Systems is offering rebate incentives to new purchasers and existing owners of their standby generators. The Kohler air-cooled standby generators offered by Norwall Power Systems qualify for the program and combine with Norwall’s already low pricing for even … Continue reading

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Dorian Splutters Across the Atlantic – Flossie Hits Hawaii

Two months into the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the remnants of Tropical Storm Dorian is about 200 miles north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, traveling west-northwest at 15 to 20 miles per hour. Dorian quickly formed into a … Continue reading

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