Portable Electric2018-12-02T09:54:21+00:00

The Sound Of An Energy Revolution…

Portable Electric’s VOLTstack power stations deliver reliable, instant power whenever and wherever you need it.

The VOLTstack uses clean, renewable power – no fumes, no noise and no excessive costs. Simply flip a switch for silent, emissions-free portable power. No matter the need, the VOLTstack is revolutionizing the way we power our world.

Capable of working alongside or replacing your gas/diesel generator, the VOLTstack generates valuable new opportunities:


The most robust, reliable and fast charging power stations in the world.
Portable plug and play power. Charges in 2.5 hours. Solar PV charging capable.
Full wireless monitoring and data collection.
Long-life, 10 – 15 year / 5000+ cycle lithium ion batteries.
5 year manufacturer’s warranty.

VOLTstack 2k

Agile, nonstop power for lights, sound, camera & more

VOLTstack 2k

2.5 kW; 2.8 kWh (120V)

7-12 hours of continuous power
2.5 hour fast recharge from 120V wall outlet
Portable, plug and play for off-grid applications
Solar/wind recharge
Indoor/outdoor use
CSA Certified

Weight: 190lbs
Dimensions: (L x W x H): 30″ x 18″ x 23″


VOLTstack 5k

Workhorse capable of powering mid-size operations

VOLTstack 5k

5 kW; 5.6 kWh (120V)

10-20 hours of continuous power
2.5 hour fast recharge
Workhorse large enough for almost any temporary application
Solar/wind recharge
Indoor/outdoor use
CSA Certified

Weight: 330lbs
Dimensions: (L x W x H): 31’’ x 20’’ x 29’’

Clean energy generator alternative, emissions free, silent power, battery generator

VOLTstack 13k

Powerhouse capable of powering large-scale operations

VOLTstack 13k

13 kW; 55-110 kWh (120/240 V)

Can be customized to suit needs
Days of continuous power
6 hour fast recharge from 240V/208V (EV J1772 inlet)
Output up to 100 amps, 120/240 VAC
Sleek, compact trailer, easy to tow and use
Can be positioned next to any infrastructure, people, or in confined spaces
CSA Certified

Weight: 3000lbs
Dimensions: (L x W x H): 108’’ x 60’’ x 60’’



Portable Electric gave the Vancouver International Soccer Festival the power to choose clean, renewable energy. I am thrilled they are operating in Vancouver and impressed at the capability of their battery systems. We will certainly get them to power our entire event next year!

Adri, Founder and Director, Vancouver International Soccer Festival

I have been looking for this type of solution that Portable Electric offers for some time. I was always thinking that the noisy, smelly gas powered generators were taking away from our events. Portable Electric delivered exactly what they said they would – clean portable power that worked.

Bernard Leclair, Past Director, Vancouver Pride Society

We were excited to Welcome Portable Electric to help power our Blessed Coast Festival this year and in doing so, we were blown away! The level of stewardship the team holds over this incredible technology made the difference in smoothly running our sound and lighting off silent, renewable energy. It was a miracle we had only dreamed of years ago.

Kybor Garner, Event Manager, Blessed Coast

Portable Electric is about to change the way festivals sound and smell forever. The inaugural Vancouver Mural Festival launched with 80,000 people celebrating on Main Street and one of the best parts of the event was the “festival staple” that was missing: stinky gas generators and rumbling motors behind every stage and food cart. Instead: quiet, clean power! We look forward to the impending festival power revolution.

Andrea Curtis, Director of Operations, Vancouver Mural Festival

Portable Electric is the perfect replacement for a noisy gas generator. Working with gas generators outdoors has always been an issue trying to keep the stage volume above their noise. VOLTstacks are great in these situations as they produce no noise. Once the show is up and running you no longer notice they are there. I would highly recommend Portable Electric to anyone or business needing power supplies for outdoor events and concerts.

Dallas Shea, Sound Technician, Vancouver Sun Run


Portable Electric & Amazon’s, “Man In The High Castle” series brought our resources & mutual interests together to see how we could best integrate clean energy into film & television & to mitigate using solely diesel power generation. The ideal was to reduce our carbon footprint, fuel costs, noise disturbances etc. It has been an excellent learning & development process for both of us and we are really happy with the results.

The 5K proved useful in powering daylight splinter units, DIT downloading after camera wrap, dollies, techno 15, sound cart, short durations at crafty or catering truck etc. The 13K was great for daylight scenes, or powering cranes & gear on water barges, big daylight establishers, downtown areas where generator placement was prohibited.

Next season we’d opt to lease 2-3 of the 5k units and rent the 13k on a daily or episodic basis. Looking forward to making film & television a more sustainable, green & clean industry.

Yvonne Melville, Production Manager, Man In The High Castle

First we plugged one light in, checked the voltage on it, it was fine. And then we plugged in two, then we plugged in three and we ended up using eight lights. The 13k sat in the snow for three days and it never died on us once. I realize when I’m on a survey that I’ve got Portable Electric in my back pocket. For confined spaces, locations where you can’t cable, places with noise restrictions, these make total sense. Portable Electric is what everybody needs, whether they know it or not, and it’s the way the world is going.

Billy Baxter, Gaffer, War for the Planet of the Apes

With the continued growth of our industry, more and more neighborhoods/areas are being compromised by the usual noise and air pollution created by film sets. The public are getting tired of us. What if productions were able to offset that noise with silent electric generators and no exhaust fumes? The applications on set are endless. The reduction in noise and air pollution are huge. VOLTstacks are an amazing power option and we look forward to using them again soon.

Danielle Stott-Roy, Producer, The Prince

The Portable Electric generator was an invaluable addition to our gear on ExtraOrdinary Amy. The advantage we had shooting with an electric generator was that it made no noise, so we were actually able to use it as late as we needed without bothering neighbors. We needed a lot of power, we had a large crew with several stations for Village, DIT, Video Playback, and we had large spaces we needed to light. The generator worked reliably and on one charge powered us for almost 2 days. I hope we can power all our sets with Portable Electric!

Christopher Graham, Director, ExtraOrdinary Amy

Portable Electric was extremely accomodating to our production’s needs. They quickly brought our Genny Op and Gaffer up to speed on the equipment, allowing the shoot to progress without a hitch. Even after running high powered lighting setups and a full video village, we were surprised to find that we hadn’t even used 10% of their 13k unit on the first day. The silent emissions-free generators were the perfect solution for shooting in a residential neighborhood, and were no doubt appreciated by both crew and neighbors alike. As our Genny Op, a longtime veteran of the industry remarked, “it’s the future of power for sure.”

Jordan Barnes-Crouse, Director of Photography

Portable Electric was the perfect fit. Instead of towing a trailer we were able to bring a VOLTstack Power Station onboard [the bus]. This was a huge benefit to us, as we were able to work with the City of Vancouver to avoid costly police liaison and escorts during filming which would have been prohibitive for our shoot. Aside from saving us money, we were able to keep power close to set without compromising sound and covering everyone with the usual exhaust cloud.

Robin Nielson, Producer

Using silent electric power saved us a number of headaches. Having the power station right beside set meant I could manage this project with very little help and save money. Because noisy gas or diesel options need to be hundreds of feet away before the sound man stops complaining, you often need an extra person who can babysit the unit, keep it topped up and check the lines if something goes wrong. I managed this entire project with only one other LX crew member, and I was never more than a few steps from set.

Kerri Coombs, Lighting Department, IATSE 891


Providing Clean, Safe Power to Those In Need

The Portable Electric team travels to North Carolina to support relief work for victims of Hurricane Florence.



How A Canadian Startup Used Clean Tech To Help Rebuild The Carolinas After The Hurricanes
Forbes, October 30th 2018

Mark Rabin: How renewable power is enabling and speeding up disaster relief
Vancouver Sun, October 30th 2018

Running Out of Gas: Can This Innovative Solar and Battery Electric Generator Fight Energy Poverty – And Climate Change?
Next Billion, October 29th 2018

What Disaster Relief Taught Us About the Need for Clean Energy
SEE Change Magazine, October 22nd 2018

Vancouver Company Helps with Hurricane Relief
CityNews, September 20th 2018

B.C. maker of emissions-free generators eyes global market
Business in Vancouver, August 23rd 2018

Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary Goes Sustainable
Creative BC, April 12th 2018

First of its kind! Sustainability in the Production Managers Workshop with the Directors Guild of Canada
Creative BC, April 10th 2018

Reel Green General Meeting March 21st Re-Cap
Creative BC, March 28th 2018

How renewable energy can make an impact in the industry
Creative BC, December 4th 2017

Film industry debates whether it can go clean
Business Vancouver, October 10th 2017

2017 Cleantech Emerging Rocket List
Ready to Rocket, March 3rd, 2017

Portable Electric and The Enernet
LinkedIn, January 24th, 2017

Can Vancouver Avoid Hollywood’s Wasteful Energy Practices?
Equities.com, January 5th, 2017

Radio Interview with A Sense of Place on Roundhouse Radio
98.3FM Vancouver

Portable Electric Powers Almost Anything
Clean Technica, August 1st, 2016

Vancouver company charged up to compete with generators in portable power business
Vancouver Sun, July 13, 2016

Vancouver startup has green plans for film industry
Business In Vancouver, July 12, 2016

Vancouver festivals pitched cleaner energy
24Hrs, July 12, 2016



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