Curtis Power Solutions was honored to provide more than two dozen rental generators for Verizon Wireless cell towers used during the 2021 inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden. It’s the fourth time our Rental Department has been chosen by the customer – in this case, by both Verizon Wireless and the electrical contractor -- as the mobile power provider for cell service at a presidential inauguration.
For the Curtis Power Solutions South Region team, it was a fast start to 2021 as Q1 showed strong growth in the number of projects the team can bid and support through the commissioning process. “Our growth with the new team is really hitting its stride to support increased volume and capitalize on customer activity in the market,” says Josh Falcone, V.P. and General Manager, South Region. Falcone cites a number of contributing factors:
Powergen industry expert Jay Rovniak, a retired U.S. Navy captain with 12 years of experience supporting facility managers in a wide range of industries, has joined the Central Region sales team in Product Support Sales for Central Virginia.
The Raleigh-Durham metro area is one of the fastest growing markets in North Carolina and America. Fredericksburg, VA is experiencing its own boom, with accelerated growth expected when the Fredericksburg Extension brings the I-95 HOV/HOT lanes to the city next year. To support this growing need for critical infrastructure and backup power, Curtis Power Solutions has opened two new offices to provide power generation hubs that better serve customers in these regions.
The increasing demand for product offerings in the power generation market has led to the need for updated facilities, equipment and processes to safely handle customer requirements. As a result, according to an October 2020 article in Diesel Progress, Rolls-Royce has announced a $13.9 million investment in its Power Systems business unit for the expansion of its mtu power generation manufacturing facility in Mankato, Minn.
November 30 – December 3, 2020 Even in the midst of a pandemic, engineers need to connect with each other and advance the sharing of information and ideas within the power generation community. That’s why Rolls-Royce, for the first time ever, will be conducting its upcoming MTU Power Generation Symposium in a virtual setting.
The rising demand for more reliable energy solutions doesn’t have to be at odds with the increasing need for a cleaner world.
In early July 2020, Curtis Engine and Western Branch Diesel’s Power Generation division announced a merger that yields expanded resources and territory for the newly created Curtis Power Solutions, LLC.
Service Team Tested by Tropical Storm Isaias Power Outages
Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Curtis Power Solutions’ Lunch & Learn sessions for our engineering partners have continued throughout Spring 2020 via Zoom meetings. These sessions, which last approximately one hour and are offered by request, are conducted by members of the Curtis Power Solutions engineering team.