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Some Facts About the U.S. Electrical Grid

The U.S. electric grid delivers electricity to more than 144 million end-use customers in the United States. Construction of the grid was started in the late 1880s and continues today. About 70 percent of the grid’s transmission lines and power transformers are now over 25 years old; the average age of power plants is over [...]

By |2014-04-09T19:34:59+00:00April 9th, 2014|Comments Off on Some Facts About the U.S. Electrical Grid

Oak Electric for Your Electrical Needs—And More

When Oak Electric Service says we are a full-service electrical contractor, we mean it. We have over 30 years of collective experience as residential, commercial and industrial electrical contractors. Oak Electric serves more than 8,000 customers in southeast Michigan with a wide range of electrical and renewable energy solutions, including: 24-hour emergency service Automatic standby [...]

By |2014-03-16T15:39:22+00:00March 16th, 2014|Comments Off on Oak Electric for Your Electrical Needs—And More

Carbon Monoxide and Portable Generator Use

If you have a home or small business portable generator, a primary hazard to avoid when using it is carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, tasteless and poisonous gas that weakens the blood’s ability to carry oxygen to organs and body tissues. People often don’t know [...]

By |2014-03-09T15:22:19+00:00March 9th, 2014|Comments Off on Carbon Monoxide and Portable Generator Use

What You Need to Know About Your Generator

Okay, you’ve got your standby generator installed and up and running. To keep your peace of mind intact over time, there are a few things you should know about living with your generator. As with any major appliance, simple maintenance is required. All generators require periodic oil and filter changes to ensure maximum performance for [...]

By |2014-02-09T14:47:34+00:00February 9th, 2014|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Your Generator

Oak Electric Has Cold-Weather Accessories for Your Generator

With over 3,000 generator installations in southeast Michigan to our credit, Oak Electric knows generators. We are the only Premier Generac Dealer in southeast Michigan. In addition to generator sales, service and installation, we are also your source for generator parts and accessories. Included in our generator parts selection are some products to keep your [...]

By |2014-01-23T19:08:03+00:00January 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Oak Electric Has Cold-Weather Accessories for Your Generator

The Benefits of Indoor Generators

Indoor generators are backup or uninterruptible power supply systems designed specifically for indoor use during power outages. They utilize battery-produced alternating current to instantly back up essential electric appliances in the event of the loss of grid power. Oak Electric is a supplier of The Indoor Generator™, ideal for powering critical appliances or systems in [...]

By |2013-12-09T15:44:11+00:00December 9th, 2013|Comments Off on The Benefits of Indoor Generators

Monitor Your Generator Remotely

As one of Southeast Michigan’s leading standby generator providers, Oak Electric is pleased to announce that you can now monitor your generator remotely, for the ultimate in peace of mind. Mobile Link is the new cellular remote monitoring system from Generac. It lets you check on your standby generator’s status, or receive timely notifications when [...]

By |2013-11-09T13:12:16+00:00November 9th, 2013|Comments Off on Monitor Your Generator Remotely

Tips for Safe, Effective Portable Generator Use

Generator manufacturer Generac has been designing and manufacturing backup power generators for residential, commercial and industrial applications since 1959. Their product line includes rugged, dependable portable generators designed to deliver power wherever you are—from tailgate parties to construction sites. With sizes up to 17500 watts, you can take your power with you wherever you need [...]

By |2013-08-05T22:12:59+00:00August 5th, 2013|Comments Off on Tips for Safe, Effective Portable Generator Use

Determine the Best Size Generator for Your Home

As the only Premier Generac Dealer in Southeast Michigan, Oak Electric can assist you in choosing the right size Generac generator for your needs and lifestyle. You can begin by envisioning your home without power and determining the things you and your family would miss most during an outage. Next, we can look at systems [...]

By |2013-05-15T17:19:48+00:00May 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Give Your Business a Competitive Advantage with Commercial Backup Power

If you are considering backup generation for your business, Oak Electric Service has over 3,000 residential and commercial generator installations to our credit in Southeast Michigan. Losing power for even a few hours can mean thousands of dollars in lost revenue to your business. That’s why keeping your business open with a Generac commercial power [...]

By |2013-03-08T21:36:02+00:00March 8th, 2013|0 Comments