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VOLTstack provides backup power for a vaccine fridge

When Healthcode Medical Inc.'s Client and Clinic Coordinator, Negin Askari-Bayazi, needed to find back up power for the private clinic's flu vaccine freezers, she did what every other person does the minute they need something: hop onto Google. A couple of clicks and a phone call later, she signed for the VOLTstack 5k portable UPS [...]

2020-12-18T12:03:32-08:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Company News|

Portable Electric partners with Li-Cycle to recycle lithium-ion batteries after they reach end-of-life

The demand for portable power is set to grow from an estimated USD 330 million in 2020, to USD 474 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 7.5%. The driving force behind this growth is the need for uninterrupted power across the emergency power, off-grid power, and automotive industries. According to the research, North America [...]

2020-12-01T09:32:41-08:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Batteries and Energy Storage, Company News|

Partner spotlight: Skoon Energy, Netherlands

Peter Paul van Voorst tot Voorst founded Skoon Energy towards the tail end of 2017. Only 24 at the time, Peter Paul and Daan Geldermans, Skoon Energy's Co-Founder, were still studying naval architecture at the Technical University of Delft when they toyed with the idea of swappable batteries for ships. The lightbulb moment "While I [...]

2020-11-20T09:13:24-08:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Company News|Tags: , , , , |

Why On The Edge Coffee uses VOLTstack to power their coffee trailer

Sometime around early 2019, Jodine and her husband, Rob, were looking to shift away from their main line of work. After much deliberation, the communications expert and her journalist husband decided to venture into the coffee business. With oversight from their daughter Jen, a seasoned barista, in October 2019, On The Edge Coffee was founded. [...]

2020-11-19T16:09:45-08:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |

Partnering with PG&E to help communities affected by the 2020 wildfire season

We have joined forces with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States, to make Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events smarter and enhance the safety and preparedness of local communities in connection with the 2020 wildfire season. “The safety of customers [...]

2020-09-30T12:03:25-07:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Company News|

VOLTstack supports the Food Bank of Nevada County

In August this year, PG&E joined forces with Portable Electric in a bid to help them respond to these power outages within the state of California in a safe, environment-friendly manner. The following testimonial by Nicole McNeedy, Executive Director of The Food Bank of Nevada County is a result of the aforementioned successful alliance. “We [...]

2020-09-28T10:53:43-07:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Company News, Uncategorized|

Food Banks Grateful for Support During PSPS Event

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) committed to making Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events smarter for their customers, and the work to support their local communities earlier this month was a critical part of that commitment. Earlier this year PG&E expanded partnerships with food banks and the Meals on Wheels program serving communities throughout [...]

2020-09-23T10:51:25-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Company News, Uncategorized|

Sanitizing & Using a VOLTstack – COVID-19 Guidelines

Portable Electric is dedicated to safely supporting its customers and partners. In order to return to work safely while there is still risk of community spread, Portable Electric recognizes the need to reassure our production, rental and distribution partners that safety procedures are in place to minimize risk of transmission in the course of rental [...]

2020-10-14T15:08:25-07:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Company News, Uncategorized|

Sustainable Sets – Electric Generators in Film

Powering a film production is an expensive business. Your typical power set-up is a centralized grid, involving at least one or two 400A diesel generators. That number can rapidly rise to 20 on large, high-draw productions. This ‘overpowering’ of film sets has been the status quo for decades. “Diesel generators have made us pretty lazy [...]

2020-10-14T15:12:38-07:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Company News, Uncategorized|
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