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For over 70 years...The Power Solutions Company

  • Industrial Engines & Prime Power
  • Commercial Gensets
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Curtis Engine & Equipment, Inc., "The Power Solutions Company," has over 70 years of experience in supplying generator sets, automatic transfer switches, switchgear, specialty housings and mobile generator sets in the Mid-Atlantic region. Curtis Engine is not the typical generator distributor. Curtis Engine provides a solution. It may be a stand-by generator set, a prime power generator set being used for 24 hour service, cogeneration or peakshaving or even a microturbine. The unit may run on diesel fuel, natural gas, liquid propane or landfill gas.


Curtis Engine perfoms annual insulation testing and maintenance per IEEE 43-2013

Curtis Engine's electrical team is well-versed in all phases of electrical testing, switchgear modification, infrared testing and all matters relative to IEEE 43-2013.

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Curtis Engine holds CHP seminar

Curtis Engine recently held a CHP gas engine seminar for local engineers and project managers. Over 90 guests attended the event, where an MTU 350 kW CPU unit was on display. Additionally, tours of the CHP 1.2 kW installed at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore were conducted.

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Curtis Engine develops Power Plant for Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino.

Curtis Engine and MTU Onsite Energy provided Horseshoe Baltimore with a Series 4000 CHP system along with a complementary diesel-powered Series 1600 emergency backup generator set.

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(PDF) MTU Curtis Horseshoe Press Release

Curtis Engine Receives Two Awards at MTU Onsite Distrubutor Conference

In January 2010, at the MTU Onsite Distrubutor Conference in Detroit, Curtis Engine received two awards. The company was cited for the most units sold in the country, and for achieving 10 million in new product sales.

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Curtis Engine Receives Order for 40 Wireless Generator Monitoring Devices

In January 2010, the service Curtis on Call will remotely monitor the client’s generators sending daily status reports to computers and handsets.

(PDF) Read more about Curtis on Call

Curtis Engine Technicians Receive Training on Engine Digital Controllers

In October 2009, over 20 Curtis technicians learn engine troubleshooting with electronic controllers. The class was a three day event, provided by

MTU Onsite Energy.

Curtis Engine Provides Standby Power at the Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center in the National Harbor

Curtis Engine and Equipment, Inc., has provided two 2mW Katolight generators, parallel gear, and 25 ASCO transfer switches for standby power at the new Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center at National Harbor. The system was commissioned in January, 2008.

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Baltimore/Washington Gets First Bi-Fuel Emergency Power System

Curtis Engine & Equipment, Inc. Installs the New System in Suburban Washington, D.C.

(PDF) Read the Bi-Fuel Emergency Power System press release

Curtis Engine Named John Deere Engine Service Dealer

Curtis Engine has been named an authorized John Deere Service Dealer. Curtis is now able to fulfill engine warranty, provide parts, and rebuild the entire John Deere industrial engine and generator product line. Curtis will work through John Deere's eastern region distributor, Bell Power Systems, Inc.

Curtis Engine Technicians Complete Katolight Gen II School

Katolight Corporation, a leading manufacturer of power generators, recently held its three-day Gen II School at Curtis Engine's Baltimore headquarters. Eighteen members of the Curtis technical team and four guest technicians were Katolight factory certified. Curtis Engine services over 3000 generators in the Mid-Atlantic area

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Broad Creek WWTP


Curtis Engine delivers MTU Onsite Energy generators. Read more about this new project

Quantico Marine Base


Quantico gets custom MTU generator installations. Read more about this new project

Fairfax County


Curtis Engine meets strict emissions requirements. Read more about this new project

Mercy Hospital


Onsite Energy and ASCO installed at Mercy Hospital. Read more about this new project

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Green Energy


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