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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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tier 4 engines

Challenges with Maintaining Tier 4 Engines

What Makes Tier 4 Engines Unique Beginning in 2008, tier 4 engines were mandated for all new off-road construction vehicles, which includes generators. These high-efficiency diesel engines achieve very low emissions with the help of advanced systems that reduce combustion temperature and trap particulates to reduce the output of pollutants. Key subsystems of these engines […]

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Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship Program – Celebrating Our People

As we celebrate Labor Day this year we are pleased to pause and recognize just one corner of our devoted CD & Power team – our apprentices. Back in 2021 we announced that our apprenticeship program had been approved by the California Department of Industrial relations. Since then our managers and administrative staff members have […]

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Deutz Engines Service Company

When you trust your equipment to run nonstop for hours or days at a time, you want to ensure it has a reliable partner to get the job done right. That’s why so many businesses choose Deutz engines. Deutz engines are known for their reliability, efficiency, and performance. In fact, these engines are used worldwide […]

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CD & Power Named To the Bay Area Top Workplaces List Again in 2022

CD & Power has been selected as one of the top places to work in the San Francisco Bay Area. “We’re thrilled to be named to the list once again, alongside other great companies. We know our job is never done when it comes to investing in our people,” said Jill Collaro, President. “We’re honored […]

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how often run mobile generator

A Complete Guide to Using a Commercial Diesel Generator in Construction

When starting a new construction project, the contractor often doesn’t have access to grid power. This is an issue because they need assistance in powering key tools for their project, including lighting systems, saws, drills, and other power tools. Renting a commercial diesel generator is a helpful option for this issue. But where do you […]

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Generator Maintenance

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 run mobile generator

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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