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COVID-19 Policy and Actions

We are always concerned about the health and safety of our employees and our customers. We have already been preparing for what we believe will be a prolonged and difficult fire season. We are adding to our rental fleet, getting scheduled maintenance completed, and offering education on preparedness. During the California state and regional shelter-in-place […]

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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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CD & Power Launches Availability of Portable Solar Power for Rent

Clean, green, quiet, portable hybrid solar trailers are ready for deployment Martinez, CA – February 25, 2020 – CD & Power is pleased to announce the immediate availability of portable hybrid solar trailers for rent across its Northern California service area. In order to meet the demand for backup or remote power options that use […]

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How to Speed Up Restoring Power with a 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 a generator on […]

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PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff Events – Lessons Learned

As we reflect on the fire season of 2019, it’s clear that the public safety power shutoff events only made it that much more important to prepare for next year. The preventative shutoff events dramatically extend the impact of fire season across a much larger population – hitting urban and suburban populations far from actual […]

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Remote Generator Monitoring

Is the Responsibility of Backup Power in Your Hands?

Then You Want CD & Power’s RemoteGP™ at Your Fingertips. RemoteGP™ helps you stay informed. RemoteGP is a web-based, wireless technology that provides up-to-date, generator performance. Every generator installed with a RemoteGP device reports up-to-date information no matter where it is located. At your desk or anywhere else using a computer, a tablet, or a […]

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Generator Installation

Getting a New Stationary Generator Up and Running

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. If you want to avoid these unexpected downtimes, you need an electrical supply you can count on, even during PG&E’s public safety […]

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Top Workplace 2019

CD & Power and CEO Jill Collaro Recognized by Bay Area News Group. Martinez, CA – June 26, 2019 – CD & Power is pleased to be doubly honored in this year’s Top Workplace list published by the Bay Area News Group. Not only is the company recognized among the top 10 small businesses for […]

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Why Rupture Basin Sensor Testing is Important

Welcome to tip number 15 of the Generator Genius series. Today we’ll be talking about the importance of installing and testing sensors to prevent two types of fuel spills.  Diesel fuel is considered a hazardous liquid, so its storage is governed by state and federal rules. Tanks that can store 500 gallons of fuel […]

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Environmental Regulations That May Affect Your Power Generator

Power generators are essential investments for any business or commercial facility. During bad weather, you can avoid outages and keep everything up and running. Whether you’re planning to have one installed or you already own a power generator, it’s common knowledge that there are environmental regulations to consider. These are not bottlenecks, but additional requirements […]

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