Major 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.

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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 peak hours.

- Where should it be connected? Between the main feeding source and the loads through an automatic switch and lock.

Examples 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 condition.

- Carry out periodic maintenance works such as testing the filters, as per the instructions of the manufacturer.