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Connect to a World of Solutions

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.

Microgrids: Solutions for a Decarbonized World

What will your power look like ten years from now? Chances are, you’ve been thinking about incorporating renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. Ideally, those sustainable power solutions will not only reduce your carbon footprint but will also put you more in control of your power management.

Using Data from Power Generation Systems to Improve Reliability and Performance of Mission-Critical and Life Safety Systems

How can advanced digitalization improve the reliability and performance of high-tech onsite power generation systems? As the Rolls-Royce Power Systems Digital Solutions unit is proving, digital transformation can help accelerate the time to resolve system issues and prevent generator failures.

Power Generation Pioneers for a Greener Future

The rising demand for more reliable energy solutions doesn’t have to be at odds with the increasing need for a cleaner world.

Customers Benefit from the New Curtis Power Solutions

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.

Curtis Engine and Western Branch Diesel Power Generation Division Announce Merger

BALTIMORE, Maryland, and PORTSMOUTH, Virginia – July 2, 2020 – Curtis Engine & Equipment Co., Inc. and Western Branch Diesel today announced that they have closed on a transaction merging Curtis Engine & Equipment Co., Inc. (Curtis Engine) with Western Branch Diesel LLC’s Power Generation Division. The new company will go to market as Curtis Power Solutions, LLC.

Now Hiring: Power Generation Professionals

Founded in 1944, Curtis Engine is a highly-specialized provider of world-class power generation equipment and services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  We are a growing company and always looking for customer-service oriented, knowledgeable, intelligent, and ambitious sales engineers and generator field service technicians. 

What You Need to Know: Considerations for Sizing A Generator

What size generator do you need? Is your business mission critical? Diesel or Gas?

MTU 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 to its current portfolio.

Curtis Engine Contingent Puts a Charge into MTU Engineering Symposium

On October 16-18, 2019, MTU Onsite Energy hosted its 11th annual Engineering Symposium at the factory in Mankato, MN.  Curtis Engine took 49 people to the Symposium -- the largest single group in attendance and also the largest group Curtis has ever brought.  Approximately 500 people from North and South America were in attendance.  Attendees were mostly electrical engineers, but there were also end users, suppliers and energy service companies present. 

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