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Coronavirus Response Breeds Hope for the 2020 Fire Season

Few, if any businesses had a plan to navigate through a pandemic. What we at CD & Power discovered is the infinite capacity of our workforce to adapt to the profound changes Coronavirus forced upon us. Many of our customers expressed similar feelings about their own operations. We had to learn quickly how to work […]

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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 […]

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PG&E Notifications – Potential for Power Shutoffs

We have heard from several customers that they received notification from PG&E regarding potential, planned, power outages starting tomorrow. Forecasts for extreme weather are causing fire concerns. Per PG&E: “Due to expected extreme fire danger conditions, including the Red Flag warning from the National Weather Service and several other weather factors, Pacific Gas and Electric […]

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What Will My Generator Power?

When an outage strikes and your generator kicks in, what will it power? We asked Carlos Navas, Project Manager for generator installations at CD & Power, to help us answer this question. “In short, a generator can be configured to power whatever you want it to power,” Carlos explained. Having also served as an Account […]

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Backup Power Lessons Learned from Wildfires

In Northern California we are fortunate to live in an expanse of boundless natural beauty. But from time to time Mother Nature reminds us of the essential wildness that stirs within it. Case in point: the recent wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Butte and Solano Counties. Shortly after the outbreak of the fires Sunday night, we had […]

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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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The Dangers of Operating a Generator Indoors

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. On Tuesday, September 12, three people died of carbon-monoxide poisoning from a generator that was running inside their Orange County home in Florida, after Hurricane […]

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Impact of Hurricane Recovery on Parts & Service Availability

Just like you, we have been watching the unfolding emergencies caused by Irma and Harvey and the wildfires in Oregon and Montana. Luckily, we are in a position to help so are providing generators as requested to support impacted areas. Rest assured that our relief commitments have not inhibited our ability to supply generators to our Northern California […]

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5 Reasons Emergency Preparedness is More Important Than Ever

Many companies are unprepared for business disruptions caused by power blackouts and are often unaware of the potential costs and impact on their operations. While the majority of power failures from national grids last only a few hours, some blackouts can last days or even weeks, completely shutting down production at companies and critical infrastructures […]

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Don’t Let Vacations Disrupt Your Contingency Power Plan

Summertime brings visions of fishing, swimming, golf, picnics and getting away with families and friends. But summer can also bring down upon us the nightmare of power outages, brownouts and other disasters that result from a power grid under severe strain. Your business or facility must have a functioning disaster recovery and contingency power plan […]

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