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Welcome to our Power Generation Equipment & Generator Blog!

For over 35 years we’ve learned the in’s and out’s of the low-hour used generator and industrial power generation equipment industry. Now we want to pass that electrifying knowledge onto you. Join us as we explore the many facets of the generator industry, news, hot topics, common problems, and everyday situations we run into while working on, buying and selling industrial and commercial generators.

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2021 Hurricane Outlook

The World Meteorological Organization has released their 2021 list of hurricane names world wide. Each year when a hurricane hits a highly populated city, power outages occur which negatively impacts businesses and personal life. By investing in an industrial used standby generator, you'll keep the power on and your business operational during any tropical storm or hurricane event.

Kyle Smith | 3/30/2021 10:54:04 AM | 0 comments

Used Industrial Generator Market Size and Forecast 2020 to 2028

The industrial diesel generator market is anticipated to continue growing in demand across the world. The need for uninterrupted power supply during times of weather hardships or power grid downtime is paramount for businesses to thrive in the global economy. Commercial business operations such as data centers, malls, hospitals, construction sites, and dairy farms are highly dependent on consistent power supply. If the event of any grid failure, an installed used industrial generator will ensure the power remains on and operations continue uninterrupted.

Kyle Smith | 2/16/2021 2:46:38 PM | 0 comments

Used Generators For Backing Up COVID Vaccine Freezers

The on-going roll out of the COVID-19 vaccines has created a new focus on reliable backup power for ultra-low freezers (ULFs).  Generator Source is seeing market demand for small-to-medium sized new and used diesel generators to provide stable and reliable temperatures in the ultra-low freezers used to store COVID vaccines.  Companies are investing in Generator Source’s used industrial generators to keep their vaccine inventory safe when the power grid fails. We are proud to play an important role during this global pandemic as our used industrial generators help millions of people be safely and effectively vaccinated.

Kyle Smith | 1/14/2021 9:36:52 AM | 0 comments

Use Section 179 Deduction For Huge Tax Savings For Your Industrial Generator

Business owners should know there are legal tax deductions available to your operations that can drastically reduce your business taxes which thereby reduces the total cost of your used industrial generator investment.

What is Section 179?

Section 179 allows a business to deduct the full cost of capital assets (industrial generator for backup power) immediately instead of depreciating the asset over its useful life. This means capital savings now, not later.

Kyle Smith | 12/8/2020 11:36:34 AM | 0 comments

Organizations with remote work forces should continue to maintain generators and other facility assets

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in counties across Colorado, many businesses are electing to reverse facility reoccupation plans and continue work from home policies.  While these decisions are necessary to protect employee health and welfare, they present a conundrum for maintaining the critical equipment that will be needed when workers reoccupy facilities post-COVID.  Facilities engineers and maintenance teams should deliberately take steps to ensure that backup generators are maintained while other employees are working remotely.

Kyle Smith | 11/24/2020 11:41:07 AM | 0 comments