Temporary Generator Connection
Schneider Electric Services delivers turnkey solutions for temporary generator connection to your normal or emergency power system.
A temporary generator connection is recommended where one of the following applies: the authority having jurisdiction requires portable generator connection provisions in addition to the fixed-mounted emergency generators per NEC® article 708.20(F)(6), the facility is designated as needing continued operations in the event of a widespread disaster and a temporary connection is acceptable to the governing entity, and the facility can withstand short-term disruptions to electrical power.
FeaturesThe interconnection of trailer-mounted portable generators to the facility’s power requires a retrofit to the existing service switchgear.
- The incoming tap box, suitable for connection of temporary cables, is typically installed outdoors to simplify the generator cable connections.
- Schneider Electric power system engineers will properly size generators and power distribution components.