When you require a temporary power supply, you will no doubt find many different possibilities: from a single generator, to power modules working as a power plant in all sizes and configurations. Each of these unique solutions has specific strengths.
The challenge is to select the solution that is the best match for your needs.
It is crucial to know how much your power demand fluctuates over time. This will largely be determined by the reason you need the temporary power supply.
Diesel driven power modules are an efficient power source when running at full load. When your power demand is stable, select the power module that is the best fit for your maximum power requirement.
On the other hand, flucuations will cause a power module to run at partial load; greatly decreasing efficiency of the temporary power solution. When your power demand varies over time; make sure to check alternative set-ups, such as a hybrid power plant.
When your site is connected to the grid; you might only need power at specific times to balance a temporary power shortage or expected power downtime. Contact a specialist to optimize your available grid and a temporary independent power supply for the most efficient solution.
Any power source can be potentially hazardous. When installing a temporary power supply, make sure your supplier is well equipped and trained to handle this in a proper way - so you can enjoy a safe supply of power. Look for ISO certification for official validation.
Consider the location where the temporary power plant needs to be installed.
Stage V, T4F, zero emission zones, noise restrictions in urban areas... every site has to take into account the local legislations during the project preparation stage. CO2 emission might be the most obvious restriction; but there are many more eg:
When selecting a temporary power supply, make sure to discuss above with your supplier. They should be able to give you full guidance on all topics.
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