Portable Electric is in Business In Vancouver this week, with a story about making inroads in the burgeoning movie sector here in BC. While the company thinks there are many potential markets, including the resource sector, it’s Vancouver’s film and TV industry that Portable Electric founder Mark Rabin thinks is the biggest market. “The power requirements [...]
This video is more a review of a cordless drill, but it includes some great info - particularly at the start - about how a brushed and brushless motor work, and why brushless is preferable when using batter power (hint: it's due to wasted energy from the friction of the brushes.)
How much power is required to toast 1 slice of bread? Something we don't even think twice about most mornings, right? The folks behind this video pit an Olympic cyclist with (who is obviously no slouch) against a simple little 700 watt toaster. As lopsided as it might seem at first, the results will surely [...]
A bit of background on the early days of electricity transmission, the classic battle between Edison and Tesla, and why we ended up with direct current in our homes! This informative little video touches on Ohm's law, and does a good explaining what watts, volts, and resistance are in a circuit. Enjoy!
We're excited to launch a new initiative as part of our website and outreach activities - Energy Literacy! We all use energy, all day, every day (unless you're living in the woods, in which case, congratulations, we're envious but we don't believe you...how are you reading this!?) From the hot water that washes over our [...]
We're excited to be launching Portable Electric in Vancouver, with big plans for immediate launch in Calgary as well, followed by events and communities across BC and Alberta this summer. We hope to expand across North America within a couple years as well and we welcome interest from any regions. We can deliver our products to any [...]