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2012-11-20 12:23:36

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the northeast continues to recover from Superstorm Sandy, the power outages that many experienced for days, or in some cases weeks, have almost everyone thinking about purchasing a generator for their home. Before doing so, there are a few important things to keep in mind to ensure that the generator is the best one for you. How long do you plan to stay in the home? Do you want the generator to power only the essentials like the...

2012-11-02 19:21:48

WAUKESHA, Wis., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, Hurricane Sandy ravaged the coast and knocked out power for more than 8.2 million homeowners in 22 states. Even five days after the storm, more than 3 million homeowners are still without power. Blackouts caused by Hurricane Sandy have prompted homeowners throughout the storm-struck East Coast to turn to backup power. Improper use of portable generators has sickened dozens and killed at least 10 people. To keep your...

2012-10-31 15:23:06

Importance of Reliable Emergency Power Is Especially Vital For Hospitals, Emergency Response Centers and Other Critical Facilities WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As communities throughout the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic continue to deal with the devastating winds and flooding from Hurricane Sandy, diesel-powered emergency backup generators are working to provide power to hospitals, nuclear power plants, emergency response centers, and other critical facilities....

2012-10-31 15:22:36

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today issued reminders on generator safety in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and resulting power outages. Portable generators come to the aid of businesses, residences, fire and rescue, medical facilities and other locations, providing light, heat and refrigeration, as well as electricity for life-saving devices. While generators are critical pieces of equipment for storm recovery, consumers should keep...

2012-10-26 15:21:03

KOHLER, Wis., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the East Coast and is expected to make landfall early next week. The storm will likely bring high winds, torrential rain and power outages up and down the coast. The experts at Kohler Generators (www.KohlerGenerators.com) have compiled 10 safety tips designed to help people protect their home, family and electronics in the event of an extended power outage. (Photo:...

2012-10-09 07:22:33

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring new airflow technology that provides homeowners with more flexible placement options, GE Generator Systems announces next-generation 17- and 20-kilowatt(1) standby generators. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CG15020LOGO) The new GE units are designed around the homeowner's protection and tested against the rigorous National Fire Protection Agency standards allowing them to potentially be placed closer to the home. The 17...

2012-10-05 14:37:28

Sandia National Laboratories published the second annual 2012 Wind Plant Reliability Benchmark on Monday, and the results should help the nation´s growing wind industry benchmark its performance, understand vulnerabilities and enhance productivity. Until now, wind farm owners and operators had no way to compare their output with the output of similar operations. To benchmark the reliability of the U.S. wind turbine fleet and identify major causes of failures and downtime, the DOE...

2012-09-28 02:20:05

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentherm (NASDAQ-GS: THRM), the global market leader and a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, today announced that it has received a $1.55 million contract modification from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to apply the technology in its innovative thermoelectric generator (TEG) for passenger cars to a similar program for heavy vehicles. The TEG technology, which converts waste heat from gas exhaust into electric...

2012-09-21 10:21:52

Wind turbines to provide sustainability, educational and research benefits CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi President Flavius Killebrew officially "flipped the switch" today (Friday, Sept. 21) to turn on three 20-kilowatt vertical axis wind turbines, which help make up the largest vertical-axis wind turbine installation of its kind in the United States. The site at the main campus also includes a small 4-kilowatt...

2012-09-04 06:22:21

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerful storms have caused numerous widespread power outages in 2012, leaving residents looking for a permanent remedy to keep their families safe and comfortable. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CG15020LOGO) "More and more, both portable and home standby generators are sought as immediate and permanent backup power solutions in the event of a utility power outage," said Amanda Grandy, marketing manager for Briggs & Stratton...