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.

May 2008

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Generator Installation and Safety
The following article contains general generator installation information from unloading to initial startup. Also included are basic safety precautions  to follow during operation.  Proper installation will help to ensure power will be available when needed.  Safety procedures and hazards related to installation are outlined, as well as general use and maintenance periods of the generator's life.  Best practice always suggests consulting the manufacturer and owner’s manual to ensure unit specific guidelines are followed and the generator is operated in a safe working environment.  
Proper generator installation is crucial for optimal performance during power outages and load shedding periods. Before and during operation be sure to follow the manufacturer's guidelines .
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In the News

China Deals with the Aftermath - The Times of India (5/19)


China's government sends several large and small diesel generators to areas heavily hit by the earthquake to supply power for rebuilding efforts. Click here to read more >>

Oil Refiners Look to Upping Diesel Fuel Production Reuters (5/19)


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Oil Prices Break Record, Could Reach $150Bloomberg.com (5/27)


Despite a recent dip in price, experts predict the cost of oil could rise to $150 per barrel due to a shortage in supply. Click here to read more >>

Fuel Costs Lead to Possible Diesel Shutdowns Business Day (5/23)


Increasing fuel costs and supply shortages cause some companies to cut back on diesel generator usage. Limited power supplies could cause company shutdowns and lead to smaller bottom lines. Click here to read more >>

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