New, used, & obsolete electrical solutions

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    Retrofit or Replace? How to Select the Right MCC Bucket Size Every Time

    Looking for cost-effective, time-sensitive MCC bucket upgrades or retrofits? We can help!

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Chris Raymond

    Bay Power Saves Money and Energy for Oil and Gas Customers

    Electrical issues in the oil and gas industry can crop up in a variety of ways. One major concern for many companies is that old technology combined with inefficient motors that have no speed control often results in a lot of wasted energy leading to high energy costs. Since these operations are usually at the end of the electrical line, they commonly experience issues with “dirty power”: voltage variations, frequency variations, and insufficient voltage. These drops or surges in power can result in sine wave distortions or power disruptions that drive up costs and reduce system capacity. 

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

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    Speed and power are the twin pillars of success in the mining and aggregate industry. When your business model depends on output, you’re losing money for every second of downtime. If a motor goes out, waiting days or weeks for a replacement part is not an option. And with Bay Power, you don’t have to.

    We provide motor contactors, breakers, VFD panels, soft start panels, and all the other electrical parts and panels you need to keep your crushers, conveyors, and pumps running. With our expertise and extensive inventory we can get you and your motors back up and runningin a fraction of the time it would take to order from the manufacturer and wait for the shipment to come in. 

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

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    When a manufacturer doesn’t offer the solution you need or the lead time is weeks longer than you can afford to wait, you need a supplier who has your back. At Bay Power, we help both local and out-of-state wholesalers and distributors find the right solution, and we get it in your hands as quickly and cost effectively as possible.

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

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    They say water and electricity don’t mix, but at Bay Power we’ve developed electrical solutions for hundreds of water-based systems in the Bay area. We’ve worked with hospitals, wastewater facilities, dairy farms, irrigation companies, glass plants, and many other customers who use water on the job.

    Our goal is to solve customer problems, not just to sell parts, and that means we can often reduce lead time, save money, and custom-fit the solution to your unique needs or environment. Whether you’re a contractor looking to build a solution for your customer or an end-user with a tricky situation in your plant, we’ll help you get the job done right.

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

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    For over twenty-five years, Bay Power has worked with electrical distributors to solve challenging problems and find the parts they need fast. During that time, we’ve built strong relationships with suppliers who work with us to find and deliver the right parts to our customers, even when you’re on a tight schedule. Partnering with Bay Power gives electrical distributors the advantage of working with industry experts to solve even the toughest challenges for customers.

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

    How to Find Obsolete Circuit Breakers and Replacement Model Numbers


    Every day, obsolete circuit breakers keep electrical systems running in thousands of locations across the country. These circuit breakers may have been manufactured by a company that is now out of business, the manufacturer may have been purchased by another company, or the model may simply be out of production.

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    Posted in Circuit Breakers By Bay Power

    How AC Drives Can Boost Your Business

    Aug 22, 2018 1:06:08 PM

    How AC Drives Can Boost Your Business


    Are you looking for ways to expand your product and service offerings and help your customers achieve higher productivity and lower costs for electric motor control? If you are an electrical contractor or maintenance professional, you are probably familiar with variable frequency drives (VFDs) - also known as variable speed drives, VSDs, or inverters.

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

    What Makes Our Combination Motor Starter Panel Special?


    At Bay Power, we know the value of your time and money. And we know how important it is to conserve as much of both as you possibly can.

    That’s why we’re excited to introduce our Combination Motor Starter Panel. It’s our revolutionary, surprisingly versatile starter that will replace a wide variety of motor control panels. With this one part, you can replace many different starters and save both time and money on your project.

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

    How to Replace an Obsolete Breaker

    Jul 25, 2018 1:06:08 PM

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    Obsolete breakers are still used in plenty of applications. But what happens when that breaker goes bad? Bay Power has you covered.

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    Posted in Circuit Breakers By Bay Power

    Throwaway Motors: Assessing the Costs of Repair Vs. Replacement

    Do you have a strategy for dealing with electric motor failure? If not, you could be losing thousands of dollars in ineffective solutions, downtime, and employee hours. At some companies, the strategy is a simple breakpoint: anything below 50 or 75 HP gets replaced, and anything above that gets repaired. These smaller motors are often referred to as throwaway motors.

    But is there really such a thing as a throwaway motor? Is it always more cost effective to replace a smaller motor rather than repairing it?

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

    Circuit Breaker Troubleshooting 101

    Jul 11, 2018 1:06:08 PM

    Circuit Breaker Troubleshooting 101


    Tripped breaker? It happens. The question is: what do you do now? If you can’t get it back online, you’ll be stuck waiting for a repair or replacement.

    At Bay Power, our technicians are troubleshooting experts, and we’ll help you diagnose your breaker problem fast so you can get up and running again pronto.

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    Posted in Circuit Breakers By Bay Power

    Bay Power Donna Butcher awardAt Bay Power, our people are our most important investment. That’s why we’re proud to announce that our own Donna Butcher has been selected as one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2018 Women of Influence! Each recipient is chosen for her impact on the Silicon Valley region both professionally and in the community. The award represents a commitment to improving the community by providing excellent service with integrity.

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    Jesse Mitchell-2Jesse Mitchell has been in the electrical services business for 16 years. It’s a job he takes pride in, and one that gives him the opportunity to pursue his passion: helping people.

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

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    We get it. Circuit breakers are expensive. But without them, you’re up a creek without a paddle. So what can a savvy electrician do to keep the power on without going broke?

    Two words: reconditioned breakers.

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    Posted in Circuit Breakers By Bay Power

    Bay Power news - Electrical News featureBay Power Inc. was honored to be recently featured in one of the electrical industry’s top publications - Electrical NewsElectrical News has been publishing for over 30 years, covering news about the electrical industry regionally, nationally, and globally on the web and nationally in print. The publication is widely read by contractors, lighting specifiers, manufacturers, representatives, distributors and connected services that make up the electrical industry at large.

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    Jeff Essex, Modesto CA BranchIf you call Bay Power’s Modesto, CA location with a panel question, there’s a good chance you’ll talk with Jeff Essex. Jeff has been with Bay Power for 13 years, and in that time he’s learned a thing or two about electrical parts and panels. However, his favorite part of the job is getting out in the field and solving complex problems for customers.

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    Posted in Bay Power News By Bay Power

    5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Circuit Breaker


    Looking for the right circuit breaker for your application? The technicians at Bay Power know breakers inside and out, and we’re standing by to help you find the right one for every job.

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    Posted in Circuit Breakers By Bay Power

    Bay Power Storefront in Roseville, CA

    Bay Power Inc. is a family-owned company, founded by Donna Butcher and involving 3 generations of the Butcher family. For nearly 30 years, Bay Power has provided electrical products and solutions through: Bay Breakers, Circuit Breaker Service, Lonestar Breaker & Control and Breaker Connection.

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    How to Choose Circuit Breaker Sizes for Any Application


    Identifying the right breaker for your electrical project is not only critical to your success but also prevents safety hazards and damage in the event of an overload. To choose the right one, you need to know the specifications and requirements unique to that application.

    Not sure where to start? Having a basic knowledge of circuit breaker sizes and categories will help you sort through your options.

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    Posted in Circuit Breakers By Bay Power

    Four Common Types of Circuit Breakers And Where To Use Them


    Are you researching circuit breakers for your next project or trying to replace an old, worn-out breaker? To choose the right one, you’ll need to know the requirements of your application and the specifics of the breaker itself (such as trip mechanisms, mounting hardware, voltage, and amperage). In this post, we’ll give you a helicopter view of four different types of circuit breakers and their applications. 

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    Posted in Circuit Breakers By Bay Power

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