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Introducing the next generation EnerGenius IQ

Since its introduction in 2006, the SENS EnerGenius IQ has been an exceptionally popular product in all its target markets: engine starting, marine, and industrial controls &  switchgear.  SENS is now introducing the IQ2, featuring advanced full digital control, diagnostics, and communications but with the same field-proven SCR powertrain.     IQ2 is an SCR-type Read More

New energy storage solutions coming for engine starting

For decades, users had to choose either lead-acid or Ni-Cd batteries to start emergency generators (gensets). Both technologies offer complementary strengths and weaknesses. Lead-acid batteries are cheap, readily available and relatively small in size, but suffer short lives (2.5 years on average in gensets), and can fail without warning. Ni-Cd batteries are very long-lived, typically Read More

We can see what you see. How technology is changing remote service.

Ever been at a site needing technical help with equipment you don’t know very well?   SENS is now employing a tool that has already proven to be a huge help to customer technicians in the field.   Using only your cellular or WiFi-connected mobile phone, we cannot only see what you see, but our technician can Read More

Technology implications for the power utility workforce

The power utility workforce is more strained than ever.  New technology can help. In 2020 and already in 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with natural disasters including wildfires, floods, extreme cold, and windstorms have combined with predicted baby-boomer retirements to place huge strains on the power utility workforce.  These challenges have shown how critical the Read More

Introducing the new EnerGenius DC utility & industrial charger from SENS

Three-phase high-power units with hot-swap are 1/5 the size & weight of competitor units Longmont, CO – January 6, 2021.  SENS (Stored Energy Systems, LLC) formally announced an industry-breakthrough line of three-phase utility and industrial battery chargers with hot-swap capability that are one-fifth the size and weight of competitive units. EnerGenius® DC chargers employ ruggedized Read More

LC chargers to become obsolete in 2021

The LC genset battery charger, in production for over 30 years is in the obsolescence process and will no longer be available after current orders for materials run out.  SENS recommends the use of the much more capable and less expensive MicroGenius LE for applications that previously used the LC. SENS will continue to provide Read More

COVID-19 Status at SENS

December 15, 2020 update SENS is now operating at near full capacity with most production employees back on the job.  We are working diligently to catch up on all orders that have been delayed due to our Thanksgiving week shutdown and employee quarantine.   Please contact your account manager or Order Administration at 303-678-7500 with any Read More

New Low Power Genset & Marine Charger from SENS

Rugged MicroGenius LE delivers high performance at low cost Longmont, CO – November 18, 2019.  Adding to its industry-leading line of industrial battery chargers, Stored Energy Systems, LLC (SENS) today announced a new line of high performance, lower power genset and marine chargers: MicroGenius® LE.  The new chargers are compact, lightweight, and water & dustproof.  Read More

Stainless Steel for the IQ – It’s Just Smart

Starting soon, EnerGenius IQ chargers and BBS-4800 best battery selectors will be built using stainless steel. The move to stainless steel improves the durability of these already super-reliable products and provides consistency with the MicroGenius 2 line of chargers and the BBS-800 and BBS–1600.  These units already utilize stainless steel. No dimensions or performance characteristics change.  Just Read More

Updating Firmware in MicroGenius 2 Chargers

With any microprocessor based product, updating firmware while the product is in service is useful to add features or improve the product’s operation.  Updating firmware in MicroGenius® 2, S2, and S4 battery chargers and in MicroCab DC systems is easy and can usually be done while the units are in service. All MicroGenius 2 based Read More