All diesel generators are susceptible to wet stacking — and all the performance problems it causes — if operated at low loads for prolonged periods of time. Tier 4 units are even more vulnerable to the effects of wet stacking than older models. Long story short? Underloading Tier 4 un...Read more
Diesel vs. battery
This guide will discuss how recent innovations have made diesel one of the cleanest and most inexpensive energy options on the market today. And it’ll give an honest comparison between diesel and battery.
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MEP engineering firms put great care into fine-tuning master specs to accurately communicate the specific needs of each of their projects, far before sending them out to bid. But master specs contain a lot of moving parts that your spec corrector needs to evaluate. Just refining the standby powe...Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been phasing in stricter and stricter emissions regulations for off-highway diesel engines since 1996. The cascading compliance deadlines for Tiers 1, 2, 3 and 4-interim have passed, and Tier 4 Final (T4F) regulations are in full effect for nonroad dies...Read more
The titans of the telecom industry operate some of the largest fleets of power generation equipment in North America. And after 30 years of manufacturing generators and power equipment for a Fortune 100 telecom company, CK Power has learned what it takes to serve this niche market: A world-class...Read more
When the Jefferson Barracks Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center underwent a $366 million upgrade in 2013, the construction of a central power plant —providing backup power redundancy to patient care buildings— was a key hurdle they needed to overcome. And because the permanent power plant ...Read more
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