Altergy Systems is pleased to report that its Freedom Power Systems installed in the Napa, California region worked as designed through the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred on August 24, 2014. The Napa quake struck at 3:20AM causing well-publicized, severe damage to buildings, wineries, wine cellars, and other structures that the region is famous for. Less publicly known were the 61 broken water mains, wrinkled and buckled streets, 50 reported gas leaks, and approximately 70,000 customers who lost electrical power.
Altergy’s Freedom Power Systems were in service at seven separate wireless telecom locations in the affected area. Two of these systems were less than 1 mile from the epicenter. All seven sites lost grid power but remained fully operational due to power being supplied by Altergy’s Freedom Power Systems.
“Altergy’s products have not only passed the rigorous test programs required of telecom customers, building codes, and fire codes, but have survived some of the worst real world disaster events that have occurred. In addition to the Napa earthquake, Altergy Freedom Power Systems kept producing power throughout Hurricane Sandy and the northeast Derecho. It is testament to our robust product designs that they kept running where competitors’ products have not,” commented Altergy’s President, Eric S. Mettler.
Altergy Systems® is the global leader in the design, manufacture, sales, marketing and deployment of fuel cell based clean power systems for telecom and other critical power applications. Altergy’s Freedom Power™ products provide freedom from the outages, freedom from foreign oil, freedom from pollution, freedom from noise, freedom from batteries and generators, and are “Changing the Way the World Gets Its Power.” For more information about Altergy Systems, or Altergy Freedom Power Products, visit www.altergy.com
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