Diesel Generator Blog

  1. UK Power Grid Cyber Attack Highlights Vulnerabilities

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    A crucial part of the UK’s power grid network has been the victim of a cyberattack. Elexon, a key middle man in the grid’s system, confirmed that it experienced the attack during the incident on May 14th, 2020...

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  2. Working from Home Power Backup

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    To say that working from home is a new concept would be an exaggeration. Even before recent events, as many as 1.5 million people either worked from home full time with freelance occupations, etc. or were granted access to remote office hours at least some of the week....

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  3. Electric Cars increase UK Power Cuts with more demand on Supplies

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    The electric car revolution is happening but is the rush to go carbon-neutral too swift for connected industries to cope, we look at how the UK electricity supply will be affected and why it will increase the demand and therefore power cuts will become even more common in the UK....

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  4. Diesel Generators Used in Protests

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    At Diesel Generators Direct, we appreciate that we occupy a very niche sector. Thus, we’re always interested when the generators that are our lifesblood make their way into the popular consciousness. Last week, Diesel Generators came to the forefront of the nation’s current affairs discourse last week… albeit in a very unorthodox and controversial way...

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  5. Quarry Generators for Backup Power

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    When working in a quarry, it is important that all necessary precautions are taken in order to avoid any accidents happening. This is not easy to do, but it is possible with the aid of the right equipment and the right power source to ensure they are all working properly. That is why diesel generators are the go-to piece of equipment to guarantee this power, and in this article, we are going to be looking at why this is the case. If you want to know more about this topic, keep reading down below to get all the information that you need...

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  6. Power Cuts in South Africa

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    Eskom, one of the largest power suppliers in the world, provides upwards of 90% of Africa’s power. But, they’re currently so overstretched with that they’re at breaking point. This has led to a week of scheduled power cuts across South Africa with dire consequences. Even worse, the situation doesn’t look set to end anytime soon as Eskom grapple with removing a substantial 4,000 MW from their South African grid. ..

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  7. Electricity

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    Electricity is a form of energy, the flow of tiny electrons that are negatively charged. When there is a build up of electricity in one place, it's called static electricity, but when these move from one place to another, it's known as an electric current. Electricity is now one of our essential parts of nature and is one of the most widely used secondary energy sources that humans have harnessed. We get our electricity from the conversion of other energy sources, like natural gas, coal and nuclear power, which are known as primary sources. Mostly, towns and cities were built right alongside waterfalls, as these were the primary source of mechanical energy to turn water wheels so that energy and electricity could be produced - early generators if you will..

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  8. Types of Power Generators


    More and more people are buying electric generators these days as their chosen main or backup power equipment solution, and there are so many reasons for that. Many homeowners concerned about extreme weather purchase gensets to put on their property. They can then use the power if the mains power supply is cut out by a storm or other weather event. It’s good to have that back up and peace of mind as a homeowner because no one wants to be left living with electricity, especially when you have a family to think about. But that’s just one example of how a generator might be used and why someone might want one....

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  9. The Belgian Police Call for Backup!

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    The Belgian police force are turning over a new ‘greener’ leaf, so to speak, by adding the Tesla Model S to their patrol fleet. With rapidly evolving technology, electric cars are swiftly becoming an attractive addition to any business or regular user and the endorsement of a developed forward-thinking nations police fleet is a solid testament to that...

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  10. 20 Uses For A Pressure Washer

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    Here are 20 great ways to use your pressure around the home to save time, money, and hassle. What are you waiting for? Let’s get to work...

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