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Patented Small Business Battery Energy Storage System Now Available in California

Patented Small Business Battery Energy Storage System MARTINEZ, CA – January 24, 2024: CD & Power, the largest independent generator service company in Northern California, today announced that it will be the exclusive Northern California dealer of the patented Bronco Power Boost battery energy storage system. The Bronco Power Boost is a revolutionary solution for […]

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Considerations When Buying a Used Generator in California

Considerations When Buying a Used Generator in California

A well-maintained stationary or mobile generator is capable of operating for many years. For this reason, it can be tempting to purchase a used backup generator to meet your alternative power requirements. Possible Benefits: Cost Savings: Purchasing used generators is often significantly cheaper than buying new ones, allowing for substantial savings. Availability: Used generators are […]

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Timeline for Getting a New Stationary Generator Up and Running

Timeline for Getting a New Stationary Generator Up and Running

New Stationary Generator Timeline for Commercial Application Power outages are always a disruptive inconvenience in our lives, but that won’t stop them from happening every now and then. This is especially true since fires are becoming more common in California. The stormy winter of 2022 / 2023 has also taught us that risks exist year […]

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fire district

South Placer Fire District Trusts CD & Power as #1 Generator Source

In the aftermath of recent natural disasters, it’s become clear that power outages threaten facilities across California, including fire departments. The South Placer Fire District in Granite Bay, CA, recognized the risk and concluded that all of their fire facilities needed backup generators to ensure their readiness. That is where CD & Power was asked […]

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backup power plan

What’s in a Complete Backup Power Plan

Power failure in Northern California has become a way of life. It seems every week is like a fifteen round heavyweight boxing match of blows to the power grid from: Winds jabbing through the waves of a weather pattern, the ever-expanding forest fire season, the battering of hot weather, or breakdowns in the system’s weakened […]

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generator maintenance company

Why Use a Northern California-Based Industrial Generator Company

A generator failure can be a full-blown, four-alarm emergency for a facility. It can be a nightmare, and it is not the time to start dreaming up an emergency contingency plan. Dealing with electrical outages can be frightening for anyone. When you have so many depending on you to provide them with services and goods, […]

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operating a generator indoors

The Dangers of Operating a Generator Indoors

Operating a generator indoors can be deadly. Every year millions of people rely on portable generators when they lose access to power. Used safely, a portable generator delivers the power you need, when you need it most. Power outages are common during disasters, and they can last for several days. Table of Contents How Generator […]

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fire season

Fire Season Update #1: Expectations for 2020

All signs point to a severe fire season in 2020. CAL FIRE (the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) recorded 4,465 fires covering close to 60,000 acres since January 1. It will get bigger, fast. Our parched terrain is fuel waiting for just a spark. During the winter, Los Angeles recorded more rain than […]

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Solar Generator for Drive-Thru Virus Testing

Solar Generator for Drive-Thru Virus Testing

Like so many other businesses in our area, we are eager to support our customers, employees, and community at large as much as possible during this crisis. Our creative equipment supplier gave us an idea recently that we’re eager to make a reality. As drive-thru virus testing tents are set up, they will need power. […]

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How to Speed Up Restoring Power with a Generator Docking Station

How to Speed Up Restoring Power with a Generator Docking Station

Generator Docking Station If you live in Northern California, you are likely more familiar with what happens during a power outage than you ever wanted to be. If you have used temporary, portable generators to restore power to your facility in the past, then you are aware that there is more to it than getting […]

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