It’s not new news, but it is important. As outlined in the California Air Resources Board Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM), portable tier 0 diesel engines rated at 50 bhp or greater were to be completely removed from service as of January 1st 2017. We’ve all known this was coming as it’s already been over 7 years (time flies) since the same category of engine was relegated to only low-use, emergency application.
In the aftermath of the recent tragedy in Oakland, we’re anticipating, as are many others, that municipalities will step up their facilities inspection efforts. Of course, we support improved safety and adherence to environmental standards. We also want you, our valued customers to know we are here to help you be prepared.
Many facilities’ managers find it difficult to keep track of so many regulatory requirements. When it comes to your back up power generators, you have help and resources available to you. This is just one of the areas where your team at CD & Power has expertise. We can help you be prepared for emergency power outages, as well as any upcoming generator inspections.
Here are the critical regulatory items your backup power management plan must address: [Read more…]