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Why You Need to Schedule Your Generator Maintenance As Soon As Possible

“Parts on backorder with no delivery date given.” That’s the message we’re getting frequently from our suppliers. Whether our order is for a whole generator or hoses and other routine replacement parts, supply chain issues persist. Meanwhile, your generator is a critical piece of equipment that provides essential business continuity through a power outage. Keeping […]

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Volvo Penta Engine & Generator Service

At the most basic level, engine and generator life-cycle maintenance is a process that involves inspecting, maintaining, and replacing various components before they are at risk of failure. However, there’s more to it than that. In this blog post, we’ll cover how to keep your equipment running smoothly—and why it’s worth your time. Here are […]

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How Often Should You Run a Mobile Generator?

A generator is a reliable way to keep your business or facility running during a power outage. For many organizations, it may not be necessary or cost effective to install a permanent, stand-by generator. In those cases, renting a mobile generator (also described as a towable generator) during periods of increased outage risk, or once […]

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Uninterruptible Power Supply

Uninterruptible Power Supply: How Often to Service?

An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) provides backup power during an outage so that essential computer equipment or other business-related electronics continue functioning. The UPS unit typically provides three primary functions: backup power, backup surge protection, and quick emergency power to critical components, such as server rooms, control rooms, computer labs, and printers. Regular servicing to […]

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Why You Need to Exercise Your Generator Regularly

Why You Need to Exercise Your Generator Regularly

  Red Zone Preparation At the top of an NFL defensive coordinator’s to-do list, you are likely to find: get the red zone defense into playoff condition. The coach is working it nonstop, from opening day at camp and throughout the season. A team’s drive to the playoffs demands a shut-down red-zone package. In Northern […]

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Battery Maintenance

CD & Power Expands Backup System Services to Include UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) Battery Maintenance

Recognizing how dependent organizations are on battery power for essential operations like computers and healthcare equipment, CD & Power announced today a new service to ensure uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system health. The offering includes a potent combination of new technologies and rigorous testing protocols to identify and resolve potential issues before they happen. Uninterruptable […]

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Generator Rupture Basin Readiness

What the Art of War Tells Us About Readiness Sun Tzu was a sixth century B.C., Chinese army general whose influential writing on military strategy figures into the curriculum even today, at West Point. Admiral Yamamoto, the architect of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s attack on Pearl Harbor, was a devoted follower. About readiness Sun Tzu […]

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Why Does Our Generator Start or Stop for No Reason?

At CD & Power we get calls all the time asking, “Why did my generator just start up for no reason” or “Why didn’t it start when we had an outage?” Even in one case, “My generator is haunted. Can you help me out?” The questions are not without merit. Your generator is a complex […]

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The Pitfalls of Proprietary Generator System Software

Software plays an ever-increasing role in our daily existence. We have travelled far beyond that fifth dimension, foreseen in The Twilight Zone back in the sixties. Driving into an automotive service station with an engine problem, what is the first thing a technician will do? They will plug the engine into a computer, because the […]

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Meet Jeff Zimmerman – Central Valley Generator Technician

Many of our clients like to get to know the people they talk with on the phone or who travel to their site to service their generators. We wanted to make that a little easier for our generator service customers in Central Valley California towns like Modesto, Stockton, and Fresno. Meet Jeff Zimmerman. Jeff was […]

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