Category Archives: Updates/Announcements

Today: Official beginning of 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season!

June 1 marks the official start to the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs through Nov. 30. As proven by Alberto and Beryl, tropical storms and hurricanes can occur outside of these dates. But more than 97 percent of tropical … Continue reading

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Get Up To Speed On The New EPA Rules For Mobile Generators

Cummins Commercial Mobile Emissions Webinar The new EPA rules about emissions from mobile gas and diesel generators are complex, and not following them exactly could mean a $35,000 fine. This free webinar from Cummins Onan is designed to help designers … Continue reading

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What is Alternative Energy? What is Renewable Energy?

According to Wikipedia Alternative Energy is an “umbrella” term that refers to any source of usable energy intended to replace fuel sources without the undesired consequences of the replaced fuels. The word “alternative” is almost misrepresentative, the word conjures up … Continue reading

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Just before and immediately after you’ve experienced a disaster, emergency help is most likely on their way to you.  How long will it take? Depends on accessibility to the stricken area. Some types of disasters hinder relief workers efforts to get … Continue reading

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Update to the 2010 Hurricane Prediction Report

As published by USA Today, a “Fierce Hurricane Season” is being predicted. The article written by Doyle Rice reiterates earlier reports that the 2010 Hurricane Season is expected to be above normal activity.  Hurricane season is active between the months … Continue reading

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Generator Maintenance

I cannot stress how important maintenance for your generator can be… especially if your generator has been in service. This 2009-2010 winter has presented several areas with some very long power outages. Every time your generator turns on and runs … Continue reading

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Generac Power Systems RV News

Sometimes for inspiration we’ll conduct internet searches to gather ideas about what to write or share next…we stumbled across this article and my first though is why isn’t this news being blasted all over the place. A hybrid electrical system … Continue reading

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Smart Energy Grid

On October 27, 2009 President Obama announced a “$3.4 billion investment to spur transition to a Smart Energy Grid”.  I’m sure this announcement was wonderful news for those who live in areas prone to power outages.  I myself thought “great, … Continue reading

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Getting to Know You!

This blog you’re reading is new! Thanks for taking the time to read what we have …which is what this entry is all about. I’m going to ask for everyone’s input on what you would like to know. Norwall PowerSystems … Continue reading

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