weather related power outages SC

Are You Ready for More Weather Related Power Outages?

As climate change continues, experts believe that weather related power outages will increase across the US. On August 29, 2021, Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a category 4 hurricane. The powerful storm devastated the state’s electrical grid. Hurricane Ida …
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2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Image of sign with Hurricane Season on it with lightning striking in the background.

2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction

Another “Above Average” Year; 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions “Above normal” is the description being used for the upcoming 2021 hurricane season. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center forecasts a 60% chance for “above normal” hurricane activity, a 30% chance “near normal,” …
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Case Study: Commercial Generator Repair at Avista Resort

Background The Avista Resort Hotel is a family resort in North Myrtle Beach, SC that attracts visitors with its oceanfront location, on-site dining options, pools and lazy river, and other premium amenities. For customer safety and comfort, hotels like Avista …
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residential generators are about the size of your hvac unit

Invest in Your Home with a Residential Generator

To Invest in a Generator is to Invest in Your Safety and Comfort Are you receiving a stimulus check or a tax return this spring? For millions of Americans, this small influx of cash from a federal stimulus check or …
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Texas snowstorm leads to power outages

What We Can Learn From Texas’ Power Outages

Texas’ Power Outages Lead to South Carolina’s Preparation Millions across Texas are suffering from the effects of extreme weather across the state. Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures led to millions of power outages, a statewide electrical grid failure, and extreme …
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Robert Sessions Cooper Electrical Services

Robert Sessions Retires as Generator Services Manager

All at Cooper Electrical Services wish to thank and congratulate Robert Sessions for his years of dedicated service and leadership as he retires on December 31, 2020. Robert’s expertise with generator services is unparalleled in the Grand Strand area. His …
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Top 10 commonly asked generator questions

Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Generators

Smart Consumers Ask Questions and Educate Themselves Any big home improvement project is bound to come with questions. If your only experience with a generator is the noisy, portable kind, you’ll likely have some questions about what makes a standby …
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Generac Generators in Myrtle Beach

Generac Generator Sales, Installation, and Service

Expertise Across Generator Brands and Manufacturers Cooper Electrical Services is an authorized Cummins partner, but our expertise extends well beyond this brand. The Cooper generator team brings a wealth of knowledge to residential and commercial generator projects. Generac, one of …
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Is it ok to let a portable generator run out of gas? No.

Portable Generator Safety Tips That Can Save Your Life

Recent Deaths Tied to Improper Portable Generator Use Portable generators are helpful tools that can keep you safe and comfortable during a power outage. Those of us in the Southeast have reason to take them out of the garage each …
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