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What does BG stand for?

BG stands for Backup Generator

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The mill's current protection scheme includes two SEL-2PG10 Phase Distance Ground Overcurrent Relays; five SEL-321 Phase and Ground Distance relays' one SEL-311C Distance Relay, four SEL-311L Relays; 12 SEL-300G Generator Protection Relays for added primary and backup generator protection; five SEL-351A Distribution Protection Systems; two SEL-501 Dual Universal Over-current Relays; and two SEL-547 Distributed Generation Interconnection Relays.
California law requires all skilled nursing facilities to have backup generators, but these primarily are intended to keep call systems and feeding tubes in operation.
Slebodnik says the hospital's diesel backup generator starts within 10 seconds, but the flywheel provides support for 15 to 120 seconds, more than sufficient to cover the lag.