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Outer Banks, NC human-caused outage and other summer blackouts

Posted by Melissa Tamberg on August 15, 2017

Many parts of the country had to ride out heat waves in July — with power outages hot on their trail. In fact, of the 345 blackouts tracked throughout the month, more than one-third — 125 incidents — were deemed weather-related. Thunderstorms, tornadoes, monsoons and microbursts all shouldered some of the blame for knocking out power to a collective 1.56 million customers for a total of nearly 19 days. Here, we detail some of the most significant, scary and suspect power outages of the month.

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Tags: Power LossITBackup Power | Posted in: News

UPS vs. Surge Suppressor

Posted by Ed Spears on July 9, 2017

Customers often ask us to explain the difference between a surge protector and an uninterruptible power system (UPS) — and which device is better suited for their environment.

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Tags: UPSIT | Posted in: UPS

Storm Warning 2017: Are You Prepared?

Posted by Eaton on June 19, 2017

Ahhh, summertime ─ long, lazy, sun-kissed days; adventure-filled vacations; firecrackers, fireflies, festivities. With so many exciting opportunities, it can be easy to forget that the season also brings with it a sizzling span of threats. Keep in mind that during the summer months...

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Tags: ITBackup Power | Posted in: News