Diesel Service & Supply, Inc. - POWER UPDATE - E-newsletter bringing you information on the hottest trends in the power generation industry as well as current news items.

April 2009

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Diesel Generator & Engine Advancements
Recent advancements in diesel engine technology have significantly aided the modernization of electric power generators. Engine control technology has been revolutionized by the digital age as precise digital controls have replaced analog controls allowing for much more efficient start-up and operation. Significant advancement in fuel systems design, including fuel formulations and treatments, which provide more horsepower with cleaner emissions, have been recently implemented in new engine design.  The following article looks at the current technologies used in power generation and what new technologies have recently surfaced or that will be in use in the near future.  As power demand and environmental restrictions increase, the need for new and improved sources of power continues to be on the rise.    
There is an increasing need for efficient and cleaner forms of back-up and emergency power.  Recent improvements to diesel generators and engines will continue to make diesel power generators the premier option for standby power for years to come.
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Mitsubishi 1000 kW - $149,000
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Caterpillar 1250 kW - 3516 - $149,000
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In the News

Nigeria Relies on Generators During Outages - Wall Street Journal (4/24)


Continuous blackouts plague Nigeria, the residents and the companies that operate in the country.  Companies such as Proctor & Gamble and Coca Cola utilize diesel generators to provide power to 100% of their operations. Click here to read more >>

Cummins Provides Generators to Hospital Power Engineering (4/21)


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Power Cuts in India Hurt BusinessesBusiness Standard (4/18)


The Tamil Nadu government cuts power to the grid during peak hours to combat the shortage of electricity to the state.  Several companies rely on back-up generators to sustain business activities during load shedding periods. Click here to read more >>

Temporary Power Supplier Finds New Markets Scotsman.com (4/17)


Aggreko, a company that provides generators, has tapped into international markets to increase sales.  Developing countries, in places such as the Middle East, do not have sufficient power grids and rely on diesel generators to power their fast growing industries. Click here to read more >>

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