What is a generator control panel?

What is a Generator Control Panel?

Most modern generators come with an electrical control panel that monitors, & protects the key components. But what exactly do they do and how do they work?

Generator Power Ratings Explained

Prime & Standby Generator Power Ratings Defined

If you've been searching for a generator for your home or business, you will have come across the terms prime and standby. But what exactly do they mean?

Electric Car Electricity Demand

Rise of Electric Cars Could Lead to Power Cuts

The UK National Grid needs investment into its systems in order to future-proof the network ready for the rise of electric car sales, warns a government report.

Africa Diesel Generator

Why Generators Power African Industrialisation

Industrialisation is the one significant common factor amongst countries on all continents all across the globe that already boast a successful market size.

Event Power Generators

Power Your Event with an Event Power Generator

When you're running an event, regardless of what type it is, you need to make sure that you're meeting all of your power distribution needs.

Planning a Large Generator Project

Planning a Large Generator Project

When it comes to enquiring about a large project involving one or more power generators, there are 6 main factors to consider while in the planning stage...

How to prepare for a power cut

How to Prepare for a Power Cut

In today’s fast paced and electronically interconnected modern world, it’s fair to say that we’re more dependent than ever on our electronic devices.

Common Causes of Power Cuts / Outages

Common Causes of Power Cuts & Outages

Power cuts are a common occurrence in the UK and can be more frequent in some areas than others. When the power goes out, it doesn't exactly make your day.

Why Invest in a Diesel Generator?

The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in a Generator

Diesel generators are being bought and installed by more and more businesses and homeowners. But the million dollar question is, should you invest in one?

How do Generators Generate Electricity?

How Does an Electric Generator Work?

An electric generator is a machine that uses an engine to generate electricity. This blog will explain how power generators work and their main components.

What is Power Factor?

Power Factor - What it is and How to Calculate

Power Factor is the ratio of actual power (kW) to apparent power (kVA) in an alternating current circuit, represented as a decimal number between 0 and 1.

Silent / Soundproof Generator Enclosures

Silent / Soundproof Generator Enclosures

A silent generator operates inside an enclosure which muffles the sound that workers, employees, customers and other members of the public hear...

Preparing Your Site for Generator Installation

Preparing Your Site for Generator Installation

Site planning/preparation varies depending on the generator system, for those that must withstand weather and those installed inside a building or shelter.

Diesel Generator Cold Weather Tips

Starting a Diesel Generator in Cold Weather

If you need to supply portable or backup power halfway up a mountain in Scotland, it never hurts to brush up on starting these engines in cold weather!

Sizing a Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sizing - What Size Do You Need?

This guide will teach you the basics of sizing a generator with enough power to get the job done, with enough of a safety margin to cover your entire operation.

kVA Explained

What is kVA?

Outside the generator industry, kVA is not well known. kW is much more common and is how electrical items in your home are rated, so what is kVA?

Blackouts Expected in the UK due to Brexit

Blackouts Expected in the UK due to Brexit

Brexit is happening, but what are the implications for the UK's power supply? One thing is certain, we'll need outside help. But where from and at what risk?

Generator Sound Attenuation

Generator Sound Attenuation - How Does it Work?

One of the biggest improvements in construction & engineering over the last 30-40 is noise levels. In particular, the noise levels of engine-driven equipment.

Agriculture/Farming Diesel Generators

Diesel Generators for the Agriculture Industry

The UK’s combined agricultural industries are enormous, taking up nearly 70% of the country’s total land area, and employing nearly half a million Britons.