Piedmont Natural Gas is an energy and service company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Their primary business is the transportation and sale of natural gas and propane to users in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Piedmont Natural Gas has been a PS&C customer since 1980 when it bought its first PS&C UPS systems. In 1980, the selected our Hybrid Rotary UPS to handle their continuing growth.

Piedmont Natural Gas has more than 500,000 commercial and residential customers. The majority of their customers rely on gas for heating, cooking, and manufacturing processes. It is therefore essential that all systems operate around-the-clock. The PS&C Rotary UPS system, which ensures the critical computer systems at Piedmont Natural Gas remains on-line despite the frequent occurrence of electrical transients, violent thunderstorms, and lightning strikes.

According to Mr. Dave Bannish the Building Services Coordinator, “The PS&C RUPS is the best investment that Piedmont Natural Gas has made in some time. The RUPS has saved the company from costly downtime over 60 times since it was put in service.” Piedmont Natural Gas is so happy with the proven power protection and Field Service provided by PS&C that they have recently bought their 3rd generation PS&C UPS system. A 30kVA Series MC will be installed in their new business office building, which is currently under construction.

Power Systems & Controls has a state of the art production and test facility located in Richmond, VA allowing for easy access to Washington, DC and the east coast. PS&C has the unique ability to support both static (solid-state) and rotary (motor generator) UPS, frequency converter, and power conditioning requirements as we are one of the few companies in the world that manufactures both types of technology. Power Systems & Controls is an employee owned company and has a long history of successfully supporting mission critical applications across the world.

About PS&C

Power Systems & Controls is a world leader in power quality and power protection technology, building systems for mission critical applications world-wide. Clients include many of the world’s leading research and test laboratories, rail and sea mass transit, advanced manufacturing, and data centers. The company was founded in 1965 by CAT. Today the company is headquartered in Richmond, VA and supports the USG and DOD, Fortune 500, and many other international organizations on a wide range of applications. We don’t just solve power problems; we engineer power solutions.