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Curtis Engine Celebrates 75 Years of Power Generation Service

Baltimore, Md. — February 19, 2019 — Curtis Engine & Equipment Co., Inc. (Curtis Engine), provider of world-class power generation equipment sales and service and an authorized Mid-Atlantic distributor for MTU Onsite Energy, is celebrating 75 years of meeting the needs of commercial, institutional, government and other mission-critical facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Shouldering Responsibility for Protecting Workers From Arc Flash Incidents

From a creating culture of safety to investing in training and personal protective equipment (PPE), senior management has a crucial role to play in ensuring that construction workers and foremen are equipped with the tools and skills, as well as the organizational support, to recognize and avoid hazardous conditions that could lead to an arc flash incident. 

MTU Onsite Energy Adds Microgrids to its Portfolio

Autonomous electricity networks, or microgrids, combine cogeneration plants, diesel- and gas-powered gensets and renewable sources with batteries and a control system that links up all the elements in an intelligent energy management system that can maintain energy availability. Rolls-Royce is now adding turnkey microgrids from MTU Onsite Energy to its current portfolio.

Digital Generator Set Controller BESTCOMSPlus Software Upgrade

A new version of the BESTCOMSPlus software, 3.19, has been released for the Digital Generator Set Controller DGC-2020, MGC-1500 Series, MGC-2000 Series, and MGC-3000 Series

New MTU Onsite Energy Series 2000 Gensets

Rolls-Royce recently introduced the next-generation Series 2000 MTU Onsite Energy diesel generator set product line for the North American market (60Hz). The new systems with a power output range from 615 to 1,250 kWe offer up to three circuit breakers mounted and wired from the factory, a 74.7dBA sound level, and a 190mph wind rating all in one package.

Seismic Certification of Emergency Standby Power Systems

Certain provisions of the International Building Code (IBC) govern the certification and installation of emergency standby power systems used in locations that are seismically active or are subject to high wind loading of up to 150 mph. As such, the IBC has set seismic design and testing standards for the manufacturers of emergency standby power systems to withstand seismic loads and to function after an emergency situation. 

PS-SPEC Enhancements

MTU Onsite Energy is excited to introduce enhancements to our PS-SPEC™ Power System Sizing and Specification Program

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