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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|

New “Energy Literacy” content from Portable Electric

We're excited to launch a new initiative as part of our website and outreach activities - Energy Literacy! We all use energy, all day, every day (unless you're living in the woods, in which case, congratulations, we're envious but we don't believe you...how are you reading this!?) From the hot water that washes over our [...]

2016-11-08T19:14:34-08:00May 30th, 2016|Categories: Energy Literacy|

Portable Electric launches in Vancouver

We're excited to be launching Portable Electric in Vancouver, with big plans for immediate launch in Calgary as well, followed by events and communities across BC and Alberta this summer. We hope to expand across North America within a couple years as well and we welcome interest from any regions. We can deliver our products to any [...]

2016-11-08T19:14:34-08:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: Calgary News, Company News, Vancouver News|
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