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Vancouver portable energy company turns gaze to Hollywood

Original article in Metro Vancouver A Vancouver company is offering an alternative to noisy gas generators by renting out renewable power systems and aims to ride its success with the local film industry into L.A. Entrepreneur Mark Rabin founded Portable Electric when he realized there was no alternative to gas-guzzling generators that people use to [...]

2017-06-27T13:25:26-07:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: Company News, Vancouver News|

Powering a film set can be silent, clean and portable

Read the full story on Thriving Vancouver. “The film industry in Vancouver has long been conscious of sustainable production,” says Zena Harris, President at Green Spark Group, a sustainability consultancy that serves the film industry. “Efforts in this space formalized in 2006 with the formation of Reel Green and have evolved to include vendors such as [...]

2017-05-12T10:19:43-07:00May 12th, 2017|Categories: Company News, Vancouver News|

Sustainable Film – Portable Electric on Set of FX’s Legion

Original article can be found at 21st Century Fox. "FX’s “Legion” drew praise from critics and audiences alike for its ambitious storytelling and visual style, and fans can now check out an exclusive video and case study detailing how the cast and crew brought that same level of ambition to going green behind-the-scenes. All departments made a [...]

2017-04-02T14:43:48-07:00April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Batteries and Energy Storage, Company News|

Portable Electric named a Clean Tech ‘Emerging Rocket’

Ready to Rocket, a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for growth, announced on March 2nd that Portable Electric was selected as an 'Emerging Rocket'. The 15th annual Rocket Lists analyzed over 500 top British Columbia startups this year. Portable Electric is proud to join a cohort of 19 [...]

2017-03-30T13:41:03-07:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: Company News, Vancouver News|

Welcome to ‘Battery Life’!

Written by Mark Rabin Hi Everyone, thanks for tuning in to Battery Life, this is the first instalment of our newsletter surveying the revolutionary world of energy and what powers us! Until very recently, our relationship with electricity was of a unidirectional nature, a "catch the electron if you can", or lose it forever. All [...]

2016-11-08T19:14:34-08:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Batteries and Energy Storage, Company News|

Portable Power in a Changing World

Written by James Nason As people strive to do more creative things in places farther afield, from film shoots to music festivals to art displays, technology exists to provide electrical energy in a clean, convenient way. The Portable Electric team has combined inverter and battery technology with clever hardware and material execution, and the result [...]

2016-11-08T19:14:34-08:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Energy Literacy|

Batteries and Renewables – Closer than you think

Written by Stephen Tordoff, Energy Canvas September and early October is a beautiful time of year, and depending on where you live, a time where you may see golden foliage or a return to warmer temperatures if you live down under. Today however, we see images of the destructive aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, [...]

2016-11-08T19:14:34-08:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Energy Literacy|

Local Farmers Market goes green with solar energy and battery power

Portable Electric demonstration project with the Trout Lake Farmers Market delivers clean, silent energy to vendors, public VANCOUVER, BC (October 4, 2016) - Portable Electric, a Vancouver company replacing gas generators with clean, portable battery systems, is pleased to announce the advancement of clean energy in the Vancouver region through their emerging partnership with Vancouver [...]

2016-12-09T15:55:54-08:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Company News, Vancouver News|
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