IMPORTANCE OF BACKUP GENERATORS
customers have backup power generators, which may be operated to
feed all or part of the customer's loads in the event of a major power failure.
The rules and regulations for availing backup power supply has been passed
based on the Council of Ministers Resolution No. 27 dated 15/02/1401 H,
mandating SEC and Civil Defense to cooperate on the implement of the resolution.
- Provide an alternative power source in case of power interruption or
breakdown from the main power grid.
- Providing power during peak hours to those who do not own backup generators.
- 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.
Readiness tips for Backup Power Generator :
- Inspect and start the
generator without shifting the loads, to make sure it is in good working
- Carry out periodic
maintenance works such as testing the filters, as per the instructions of the