The TESCO BBS is a self-contained, traffic signal battery backup system. It is designed to provide hours of uninterrupted power through weather outages and other disturbances, providing safety for drivers and law enforcement officials under hazardous conditions. It has become the standard for hundreds of agencies and departments of transportation throughout the United States and Canada.
Battery backup systems manufactured by Tesco Controls, Inc. are constructed to meet or exceed national standards. We offer NEMA type cabinets, UL 508A industrial design, all-welded construction with stainless steel hardware, and BBS wiring which conforms to NEMA, NEC and UL standards.
TESCO BBS systems can be combined with TESCOFLEX® low-profile, metered underground service distribution and control pedestals. TESCOFLEX® Pedestals provide power distribution rated for 120 to 480 volts; single phase or three phase applications; 1, 2 or 3 pole main breakers; and rated at 100 amp to 200 amp; depending on the model. Battery backup systems are available in standalone units, and single or back-to-back configurations.