AJP Electric Blog

Thu, Dec 15th, 2016

Do you need an interlocking system for your generator?

Everyone knows what a generator is, but do you know what an interlocking system is and how you and your family can benefit from one? A generator interlock kit is a device designed to allow safe backfeeding of a home through a portable generator during power outages. This eliminates unsafe generator backfeeding situations that could potentially electrocute power linemen or destroy the generator. Confused? Well, to understand the benefits you have to understand what backfeeding means. Backfeeding occurs when electric power is being induced into the local power grid. Power flows in the opposite direction from its usual flow. Not... Read More