APT Recruiting 21st Century Electricians

By West Steinacker on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 in Applied Power Technologies. No Comments

Internet age infrastructure depends on power. Looking for a job as an Electrician that you can perform even as your body ages? Need flexibility in your work schedule? APT is actively recruiting customer service oriented Electricians and Technicians to leverage your knowledge and experience with electrical systems to maintain and integrate electrical power monitoring systems. […]

Holiday Power Outage at Atlanta Airport

By Andy Taylor on Monday, December 18th, 2017 in Applied Power Technologies, Power Quality. No Comments

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) airport suffered a holiday power outage at the Atlanta airport on Sunday Dec 17th, 2017 that disrupted travel for thousands of passengers.  Georgia Power’s investigation determined that the 11 hour blackout was traced to a fire in electrical switchgear, but the backup power cables were routed in the same tunnel and damaged by […]

PG&E Larkin Substation Fire Causes Massive San Francisco Outage

By Andy Taylor on Friday, April 21st, 2017 in Applied Power Technologies, Power Quality. No Comments

Friday April 21st, 2017 9AM – A circuit breaker failure and subsequent fire in PG&E’s Larkin substation left most of downtown San Francisco in the dark on Friday, April 21st. The outage stretched from the Financial District to the Presidio, shutting down the majority of businesses and public transportation including the cable cars. The local […]