Powering the Future

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The future of electricity is a dynamic and evolving landscape, shaped by technological advancements, environmental considerations, and shifting consumer demands. As we move towards a more sustainable and interconnected world, the way we generate, transmit, and consume electricity is undergoing a profound transformation. At the forefront of this transformation is the rapid growth of renewable…

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Electric Vehicle Charging

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All Electric Vehicles come with a means to be connected to the power grid. The charging station that converts AC house current into DC electricity is built into the vehicle. Most models include a basic 110-volt charging unit that plugs into a standard electric outlet via a conventional three-prong plug. This is called Level 1…

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The Scorching Arizona Summer


Because of the warmer weather in the summer, the overall energy usage rises. Electricity demands increase drastically during the scorching Arizona summer. You can save energy by keeping window blinds, shutters or drapes closed during the daytime. Operating a refrigerator in a hot garage can cost you up to $15-$20 in electricity per month. Replacing…

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Energy From Wind

Wind energy refers to the process of capturing kinetic energy using the winds that occur naturally in the earth’s atmosphere. For centuries, windmills usually were used to mill grain and  pump water. The use of windmills was increasingly widespread from the 12th century until the early 19th century. Today’s modern wind turbines only produce electrical…

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Electrical Troubleshooting

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Troubleshooting is a systematic search for the source of a problem in order to resolve it. Electrical Troubleshooting is problem solving used to repair failed electrical circuits on machinery or an electrical system. Depending on the type of equipment, troubleshooting can be a very challenging task. Troubleshooting includes identifying a probable cause for a problem,…

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Electrical Short Circuit

A short circuit is any condition where the establish wiring circuit is interrupted by a flaw in the wiring or wiring connections. The term short circuit is used to refer to the situation in which a hot wire carrying current touches a neutral wire. When this happens, resistance lessens instantly and a large volume of…

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Low Voltage Wiring

Low voltage wiring is the wiring for audio, video, telephones, alarm systems, HVAC, and generally any wiring for things using less than 24 volts. Low voltage is often used only with small electrical systems as it is not suitable for large-scale electrical projects. There are very real safety risks associated with low-voltage systems. Low-voltage can…

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Electrical Safety Advice

Electrical safety begins with knowing some basic facts and good advice about electricity. Don’t leave plugged-in appliances where they may come into contact with water. Check the wattage of all bulbs in light fixtures to make sure they are the correct wattage for the size of the fixture.  If an appliance repeatedly trips a breaker…

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Electromagnetic Interference

Electromagnetic interference is the interference caused by an electromagnetic disturbance affecting the performance of a device, transmission channel, or system. Moderate or high-powered wireless transmitters can produce EM fields strong enough to upset the operation of electronic equipment nearby. Cordless telephones, home entertainment systems, computers, and certain medical devices can fail to work properly in…

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Dedicated Circuits

A dedicated circuit has an unbroken flow of electricity from the circuit breaker to the point of use.  No other equipment can be plugged into or utilize the energy from this circuit, making it dedicated to that single application. This assures no other equipment or connections can be made between the breaker and the device…

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