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Green Voltage To Open New Outlets In Belfast & Dublin

Portable Electric customers and UK partners, Green Voltage, have announced the opening of two new outlets in Belfast and Dublin. In a news release with cinematography magazine Behind the Lens, the portable power specialists informed the world that the new venture will be operated by Niall Crawford of Skylite Balloons, known for his work on [...]

2019-11-14T11:40:45-08:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Batteries and Energy Storage, Company News|

Burning Man Glows with Green Power

This year, in an exciting advancement of adoption and awareness, solar and battery storage technology lit up the night sky across the playa at Burning Man 2019. VOLTstacks were the belle of the ball among numerous homemade examples of micro grid technology. Many people had brought their made-at-home solutions that combined solar panels and lead [...]

2019-09-09T16:59:00-07:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Batteries and Energy Storage, Company News, Green Events, Remote Power|Tags: |

Toyota Tsusho & PE Enter Agreement

Vancouver Company to work with Toyota Tsusho for Distribution of Cleantech Distribution of electric generators gets accelerated boost as Portable Electric, a technology company, enters into agreement with Toyota Tsusho Canada, Inc..   VANCOUVER, AUG 13, 2019 – Portable Electric Ltd. (Portable Electric), a technology company and global leader in portable renewable energy systems – [...]

2019-08-19T14:03:46-07:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Company News, Vancouver News|

Pumping Clean Power into Film

CEO of Portable Electric, Mark Rabin, spoke with National Observer reporter Brenna Owen at the CEM conference this year. In a deep discussion spanning energy, oil and gas, VOLTstack electric generators and the future of distributed power grids, it piqued her interest that the VOLTstacks were in heavy use across the global film industry. Electric [...]

2019-07-30T10:07:52-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Batteries and Energy Storage, Company News, Vancouver News|

RELEASE: Largest Battery System Coming to Film

Vancouver Company To Produce World’s Largest Mobile Battery Power System Film industry to receive major “green” boost as Portable Electric, a technology company and Canada’s premier manufacturer of electric generators, prepares to launch first 200kW system. VANCOUVER, JUNE 25, 2019 – Portable Electric (PE), a technology company, global leader in portable renewable energy systems and manufacturer [...]

2019-07-11T12:45:30-07:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Batteries and Energy Storage, Company News, Remote Power, Uncategorized, Vancouver News|

RELEASE: Landmark Clean Energy Fleet Enters Film

Sim Makes Film Sustainability Milestone with Clean Energy First Clean Energy Power Station fleet brings dramatic sustainability to BC’s Film Industry in landmark purchase   VANCOUVER, BC (June 21, 2018) – Portable Electric, the world’s premier manufacturer of clean energy power stations, has delivered a nine-strong fleet of lithium-ion battery power stations to Sim, the [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Portable Electric Makes History

Portable Electric Makes History Powering Hon. Min. Catherine McKenna & Toronto Stock Exchange Closing Bell with Clean Energy at Globe 2018 Clean tech disruptor electrifies GLOBE Forum with renewable energy for the first time in history.   VANCOUVER, BC (March 22nd, 2018) – Portable Electric, the world’s premier manufacturer and supplier of clean energy alternatives [...]

2018-03-23T09:42:39-07:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Company News, Vancouver News|

Portable Electric targets the Vancouver film industry

Portable Electric is in Business In Vancouver this week, with a story about making inroads in the burgeoning movie sector here in BC. While the company thinks there are many potential markets, including the resource sector, it’s Vancouver’s film and TV industry that Portable Electric founder Mark Rabin thinks is the biggest market. “The power requirements [...]

2016-11-08T19:14:34-08:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: Company News, Vancouver News|Tags: , |

Brushed vs. brushless motor when using battery power

This video is more a review of a cordless drill, but it includes some great info - particularly at the start - about how a brushed and brushless motor work, and why brushless is preferable when using batter power (hint: it's due to wasted energy from the friction of the brushes.)

2016-11-08T19:14:34-08:00June 5th, 2016|Categories: Energy Literacy|
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