Energy Independence

How One Canter Customer Weathered the Texas Winter Storm of 2021

With spring in full swing in Texas and hot weather only a month away, it is still difficult for residents there to forget just how challenging the winter of 2021 was.  In February, temperatures dipped into single digits, while back-to-back snow and ice storms crippled a large swath of America. In Texas, the Arctic cold…

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Preparing for the 2021 Hurricane Season

On Wednesday, May 12, in the middle of 2021 National Hurricane Preparedness  Week,  the Environmental Protection Agency released its first comprehensively updated data on climate change in four years, adding twelve new climate change indicators and several years of data. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will make its predictions later in May, but communities who are…

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Changing Weather Dynamics

Not too long ago, where you lived reliably dictated when and what type of weather conditions you should be aware of and prepared for.  If you lived in the Midwest, from late spring into the early summer months, you could expect severe thunderstorms to roll in from the west, bringing lightning, rain, and too often,…

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Generac to Meet National Generator Demand With South Carolina Plant

The national demand for home backup generators continues to surge and has created a demand far exceeding our nation's inventory stock. Generac, in its recent Q1 earnings report, indicated that the inventory demand will be manageable by 2022 with the addition of a newly planned Generac manufacturing facility in Trenton SC.  So many homeowners are…

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