Load shedding is our new normal. Be that as it may, it remains extremely frustrating to continue with business as usual. Production is interrupted – often for hours at a stretch. Many businesses are comprised as their security systems won’t work without a constant flow of electricity. Load shedding is a frustrating time for all. However, a generator can...
Load shedding has become a part of our lives. According to the CSIR, load shedding has increased by 40 % this year. Impact of Continuous Load Shedding.
Mention the words ‘load shedding’ to anyone and the response is invariably the same. People are frustrated by the Impact of Continuous Load Shedding that is happening and the effect it has on...
Your generator is one of your most useful and reliable investments. As with all investments, it is essential to look after it so that it keeps performing at its best. Maintaining your generator can be done, and following a Generator Maintenance Checklist will ensure that you don’t miss any vital steps.
Generator Maintenance Checklist:
Lubrication: the oil of your generator...
We all know that load shedding is here to stay. While this is frustrating, we can ensure that our business is not affected by power outages. At Generator Parts, we’re pleased to assist. Have a look at our excellent range of products so that you can beat load shedding.
Items you’ll need:
The first item that is an absolute must...
Are you worried that load shedding will have a disastrous effect on your electronic equipment? It isn’t only the inconvenience of load shedding that is on the forefront of everyone’s mind. It’s also the worry of when the power does come back on. Typically, there is a power surge when the power returns, and this is what can cause...
It has been mentioned in the media that Covid-19 is having a large impact on Eskom. The impact has been felt on its operations as up to 75% of their staff have fallen ill. This has been the case, despite the stringent measures they have put in place to manage the impact of the second wave. Eskom has experienced...
We all sigh in frustration when we receive the news that load shedding is set to continue, and, likely to increase as well. While it can be unsettling, we need to consider that it is here to stay – at least for the short term. There are ways to combat the inconvenience and disruption of load shedding. Load shedding...
• Run the generator (typically no-load, automatic transfer switch exercise cycle.)
• Verify that the unit ran and has no alarms or warnings.
• Ensure adequate fuel levels.
• Ensure that the generator is in “Auto” mode, for automatic startup.
• Check that the circuit breaker is closed.
• Make sure there are no fluid leaks.
• Check engine coolant level.
• Check engine...
Have you considered purchasing a diesel generator for your business? With load shedding now a part of our lives in South Africa, it makes perfect sense to consider alternative sources of electrical power. Many businesses feel the impact of load shedding, especially the smaller business or SME that is not supported by infrastructure. A generator is an excellent solution...
Every South African knows the meaning of load shedding. The words ‘load shedding’ bring about a feeling of dismay to most, especially to businesses who are housed in buildings that do not have an alternate power source like a generator. Load shedding can easily be dealt with in the home environment, using candles, gas for heating and cooking and...