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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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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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Towable Solar Power for Construction Trailers

There’s a new sibling to towable diesel power generation available – towable solar power generators. If you’ve been wondering which to rent for your construction site, we take a hard look into the pros and cons of both in this post. When you have work to do at a construction site before utility power is […]

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CD & Power Named To the Bay Area Top Workplaces List Again in 2021

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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Why Use a Northern California-Based Industrial Generator Maintenance 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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Generator Services

CD & Power Expands Sales and Customer Service Team

Service team from left to right, Ron Schrader, Mike Bynum, Mike Sartorio, Jim Vaughan, and Michael Stokes We are thrilled to introduce you to our expanded sales and service team. The challenges of recent years — wildfires, power outages, and COVID — taught us that we are in every sense an “essential business.” Recognizing the […]

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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. How Generator CO Poisoning can […]

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