We get a lot of traffic each day from google searches for “2 megawatt generator”, which links to a post from 2008 when we installed our first generator.
That was just about 2 years ago, so I thought it might be time to revisit the topic.
First, since that initial install we have Read more
Two weeks ago, we load tested the generator. Here is video of that load test.
Earlier this afternoon, we fired up the generator to do a load test.
Stay tuned for video of the test.
A few weeks ago, we ordered additional flywheels for our UPS systems.
In late June, the UPSs were set into place, wired up, and installed.
Earlier this afternoon, a few technicians were onsite to power up the generator. Although this isn’t the first time the generator has been powered on (it was tested at the factory), it is the first time it’s been fired up onsite, with all the batteries and other bells and whistles installed.
Over the past few days, we’ve been working to bring the electrical service for Data Cave online.
After fielding a few questions about the generator last week, I thought it might be interesting to take a closer look at the power house.