IMPORTANCE OF BACKUP GENERATORS
customers have resources of backup power generation, which may be operated to
feed all or part of the customer's loads in case of an outage in the main
electrical power source.
The rules of the regulations for availing backup sources had been passed
based on the Resolution (No. 27) of the Council of Ministers on 15/02/1401 AH,
which entitles SEC and Civil Defense cooperate to implement the resolution.
- Provide an alternative power source in case of power interruption or
breakdown from the main power grid.
- Providing power for those who do not possess backup generators during the
- Where should it be connected? Between the main feeding source and the
loads through an automatic switch and lock.
of Facilities that Must Have Backup Power Generator :
Hospitals, government buildings, factories, hotels, airports, celebration
palaces and workshops.
Advices for a Better
Readiness of the Backup Power Generator :
- Inspect and start the
generator without shifting the loads, to make sure of its good working
- Carry out periodic
maintenance works such as testing the filters, as per the instructions of the