Category: Electric Company

COVID-19 Powertec

To our valued customers,   The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the way all of us live and work. The situation is evolving rapidly. Here at Powertec, we put the health and safety of our staff, customers, and community first.    While many businesses are reducing their hours or closing, electrical companies in Winnipeg offer […]

Home Safety From Surges

A strong storm can blow in at a moment’s notice and wreak serious havoc with your electronic devices. If you aren’t careful, a major surge could fry your circuit breakers and cause serious damage to anything that’s plugged in to your outlets. This could spark a major fire but it mostly results in electronics that […]

Featured In Electrical Industry Canada

Finding the right electrician in Winnipeg can be a challenge with so many competing companies on the internet. Everyone claims to have the best service, the best prices, and the best employees. However, it is impossible for every company to offer the very best service around. At Powertec Electric, we are proud to announce that […]

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When Is It Time To Upgrade Your Electrical Service?

A brief primer before we get started! Amps, or “amperes” are a unit of measurement; they measure the amount of current running through a system. That means that a higher amp system can handle more electricity flowing through it. When you have too much current flowing through a system, a variety of things can happen; […]

The Sources of Electricity, Part II

Electricity drives our world. In part one, we examined non-renewable sources of electricity, comparing their efficacy, environmental impact, cost, and reliability. Here, we will do the same with renewable sources of electricity, in an effort to establish the advantages and disadvantages of each type. Biofuel is a relative newcomer to the energy industry; biofuel plants […]