Understanding Backup Power, Generator Applications

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The phrase backup power is used often when discussing generator and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), but each system performs different tasks. The facility’s generator provides an emergency or alternate source of power during an incoming power event. On the other hand, the UPS provides a source of backup power in the form of a battery or energy storage system to maintain continuity of power to the load while the system is transitioning to backup power.

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Article Written By: John Lutz  

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