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June 2014

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Fuel Management & Maintenance for Generators

Diesel GeneratorCommercial generator maintenance is critical. When a
power outage hits, the backup generator needs to be ready to work without incident. One key thing to include in any diesel generator maintenance schedule is fuel management. Since diesel fuel is organic, it will deteriorate over time and can cause several issues with the generator if the fuel is in bad condition. Tanks with rust and sludge also cause trouble. The following article discusses the benefits of running clean fuel vs. the damage dirty diesel fuel can cause to standby gensets.  Also included are details on how to store, maintain and manage generator fuel, information about service providers, and fuel capacity planning. 

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In the News
How to Safely Use Backup Generators - Redcross.org (06/10/14) The following article contains information regarding emergency generator safety during a blackout situation.  Information such as buying a generator to using a generator at home is included in this article.
Proposed Carbon Rules for Power Plants - Powermag.com (06/02/14) New rules suggested by the EPA are designed to cut emissions from the power sector by 30% by 2030, from 2005 levels.  These new proposed regulations apply to existing and future power plants.
Power Plant Emissions Have Decreased Substantially - Powermag.com (05/29/14) Emissions from power plants have drastically declined since the Clean Air Act was passed in 1990.  In addition, CO2 emissions have also declined 13% from 2008 to 2012.
The US Provided 84% of its Domestic Energy Demand - WENews.com (06/04/14) In 2013 the United States supplied 84% of its demand for energy which is one of the most significant increases in the ratio of production since the early 80's.   
Our Latest Inventory Items
 Waukesha (Natural Gas)   4200 kW    
 Cummins 4160 Volt   2000 kW       
 Caterpillar           2000 kW      
 Katolight   1750 kW    
 Caterpillar   1750 kW     
 Caterpillar   1600 kW    
 MTU   1000 kW    
 Caterpillar (Natural Gas)   1000 kW    
 Kohler   600 kW    
 Cummins                500 kW    
 Kohler   350 kW    
 Detroit (Enclosed)   300 kW    
 Onan   100 kW    
 Cummins   50 kW    
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