Fire is never fully preventable. However, by following the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards that guide the installation, performance and maintenance of power generation systems, you will minimize the potential of catastrophic losses.
The Curtis Power Solutions (CPS) 2022 acquisition of Greater Pittsburgh regional powerhouse APS (Alternative Power Sources) created a new power generation hub for CPS in Western Pennsylvania. The acquisition of APS also brings 18 complex and ongoing Verizon telecom projects to the CPS region.
Curtis Power Solutions was honored at the American Subcontractors Association of Baltimore’s June 9 annual meeting with an award for 20+ years as a Chapter member.
The acquisition of Alternative Power Sources, Inc. (APS) on March 4, 2022, provided Curtis Power Solutions (CPS) with an instant presence in western Pennsylvania, including the Greater Pittsburgh area, West Virginia, and eastern Ohio. Large high-end customers AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast are within a 200-mile radius.
Alan Koch, Vice President of Energy Solutions and Strategic Accounts with Curtis Power Solutions, assumed leadership of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) of Baltimore in July of 2020 during the early throes of the Pandemic. Tough decisions needed to be made; e.g., budgeting for a deficit in the 2020-21 year, and at the same time, continuing to offer a high level of member value.
In 2020, U.S. electricity customers experienced an average of eight hours of power interruptions, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That’s the most since the agency began collecting reliability data in 2013 and about 20 minutes more than the previous high in 2017.
A multi-generator project for the Virginia Department of Corrections at the Deerfield Correctional Center in Capron, VA, provides new, modernized generators to the facility. This venture is the first major CPS project in the region below Richmond and Petersburg along the North Carolina border.
During the week of May 9, members of the Indel Power Group executive team (pictured, left-right) – Kevin Brunette, Herb Haneman, David Johnson, and Bob Shomo – traveled to Amsterdam, Netherlands for the Rolls-Royce Global Distributor Principal Conference. At the conference, Rolls-Royce hosted an Awards Dinner where Indel Power Group was recognized for 55 Years of Partnership and awarded 2021 Distributor of the Year.
Acquisition of Alternative Power Solutions and Opening of New Powergen Hubs Pave the Way for Curtis Power Solutions’ Expanded mtu Territory
As of January 1, 2022, Curtis Power Solutions expanded its mtu sales and service territory to include the entire state of Pennsylvania and the central/western region of New York.
Often, it’s in the worst of times that backup power systems are needed the most. When fires, floods, earthquakes and other events knock out power, the Emergency Power Supply Systems (EPSS) must step up and work as designed. Which means, planning and installation are essential to ensuring performance – long before any storm clouds set in.