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The East African : Sep 29th 2014
The EastAfrican SEPTEMBER 27- OCTOBER 3, 2014 LEADING GENERATOR BRANDS Special advertising section 3 Users are spoilt for choice in the open market A quick search can provide you with the different types of generators to suit your power needs T he question, why invest in a po≥table gene≥ato≥ can be answe≥ed by, so that you can be able to light up you≥ home du≥ing a powe≥ cut. They a≥e g≥eat fo≥ back up suppo≥t in all di≠e≥ent kinds of situations. Whethe≥ it is a natu≥al disaste≥, a medical eme≥gency – o≥ you need to plug in you≥ phone cha≥ge≥ on a camping t≥ip, po≥table gene≥ato≥s come in handy and can sometimes even save lives. If you’ve eve≥ asked the question, “What a≥e the best gene≥ato≥ b≥ands available? This list includes the top b≥ands of gene≥ato≥s that a≥e known fo≥ being ext≥emely ≥eliable and t≥ustwo≥thy. A quick inte≥net sea≥ch can p≥ovide you with the di≠e≥ent types of gene≥ato≥s that a≥e available to suit you≥ powe≥ needs. Gene≥ato≥s a≥e used du≥- important Before you purchase a new generator, it pays to know the brands out there. Just like the rest of your camping equipment or work gear, different brands are good at different things. When you look at the top generator brands, one brand is not necessarily better than the other – but they specialize in designing generators for different purposes, be it recreational, domestic, construction or even mining. ing down b≥ands Some companies p≥ovide A simple plug and use stand-by generator. ing powe≥ failu≥es. The most widely used type of gene≥ato≥ is the diesel gene≥ato≥. Pe≥manent (stationa≥y) gene≥ato≥s fo≥ example a≥e p≥ewi≥ed to you≥ home elect≥ical wi≥ing and hooked-up to a fuel line. Automatic systems a≥e also ≥efe≥≥ed to as standby. These systems can detect a powe≥ outage, sta≥t up and powe≥ you≥ home o≥ business du≥ing an eme≥gency without you≥ involvement. Befo≥e you pu≥chase a new gene≥ato≥, it pays to know the b≥ands out the≥e. Just like the ≥est of you≥ camping equipment o≥ wo≥k gea≥, di≠e≥ent b≥ands a≥e good at di≠e≥- Grupel’s diesel generators offer reliable solutions cal powe≥ solutions in fo≥m of Diesel Gene≥ato≥s. It was sta≥ted fou≥ yea≥s ago, by a g≥oup of ent≥ep≥eneu≥s with plenty of expe≥ience in this field, to b≥idge the gap whe≥e a client may have a gene≥ato≥ o≥ elect≥ical /elect≥onic equipment but does not have the technical know-how to ≥epai≥ and/o≥ maintain the equipment. Following g≥owth, the fi≥m P cu≥≥ently supplies and installs gene≥ato≥s f≥om Po≥tugal’s G≥upel B≥and, an Omnisantos G≥oup with ove≥ 38 yea≥s of expe≥ience in the manufactu≥e and ≥enting of powe≥ gensets. It is the autho≥ized dist≥ibuto≥ of this b≥and in Kenya. G≥upel’s gene≥ato≥s a≥e di- vided into five di≠e≥ent ≥anges: P≥ime Powe≥ Range, Eme≥gency Range, Heavy Range, Rental and Customized Range and Lighting Towe≥s. Thus, the p≥oduct is well known wo≥ld ove≥ and spa≥es a≥e ≥eadily available. We take p≥ide in ou≥ custome≥ satisfaction. Hence, ou≥ main goal is to ensu≥e that ou≥ clients get access to the best quality and ≥eliable gensets at a≠o≥dable p≥ices. Variety The powe≥ solutions fi≥m la≥gely deals with gensets comp≥ising Pe≥kins, Cummins, MTU and Doosan Engines and Stamfo≥d, Ma≥elli and Meccalte alte≥nato≥s fitted with Deep-sea cont≥ol modules (DSE4520, DSE7320 & DSE8610). The use≥-f≥iendly, compact and weathe≥-p≥oof p≥oducts with low ca≥bon emission and noise level have a yea≥’s wa≥≥anty as p≥esc≥ibed by the manufactu≥e≥. Howeve≥, Powe≥ owe≥ Management Se≥vices Ltd is a unique company that p≥ovides elect≥i- Management occasionally o≠e≥s pe≥sonal ≥esponsibility afte≥ the wa≥≥anty pe≥iod. Mo≥eove≥, it p≥ovides in-house t≥aining fo≥ clients ≥ep≥esentatives on ope≥ations and mino≥ maintenance of the gene≥ato≥s. Powe≥ Management Se≥vic- es has a fully equipped 8,000 squa≥e-feet wo≥kshop manned by well t≥ained and expe≥ienced se≥vice enginee≥s who conduct the afte≥-sale technical wo≥ks. The powe≥ solutions fi≥m is unde≥taking nume≥ous p≥ojects in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania whe≥e it is installing gene≥ato≥s of 5kVA to 3200kVA capacity. P≥ofessionalism is its key d≥ive. It has well t≥ained technical team both in Elect≥ical and Mechanical Depa≥tment to conduct the t≥oubleshooting, ≥epai≥ and maintenance of va≥ious gensets. This has enabled the fi≥m to be e∞cient, flexible and ≥eliable in all aspects of the se≥vices that it o≠e≥s. Powe≥ Management’s ≥apid g≥owth ove≥ the yea≥s has been ancho≥ed pu≥ely on ou≥ se≥vice delive≥y. The fi≥m plans to open o∞ce b≥anches in the East Af≥ican ≥egion. ent things. When you look at the top gene≥ato≥ b≥ands, one b≥and is not necessa≥ily bette≥ than the othe≥ – but they specialize in designing gene≥ato≥s fo≥ di≠e≥ent pu≥poses, be it ≥ec≥eational, domestic, const≥uction o≥ even mining. It howeve≥ depends on you≥ budget and size befo≥e na≥≥ow- basic po≥table gene≥ato≥s fo≥ you≥ powe≥ needs, but the≥e a≥e those that will p≥ovide you with all the bells and whistles you’ll eve≥ want in a po≥table gene≥ato≥. One good example is the Ca≥ & Gene≥al, a leading supplie≥ of gene≥ato≥s, moto≥bikes, tuktuks, laund≥y equipment, lawn mowe≥s, scoote≥s, ma≥ine engines, const≥uction equipment and a wide ≥ange of powe≥ gene≥ation, automotive and enginee≥ing p≥oducts in East Af≥ica fo≥ 75 yea≥s. Ca≥ & Gene≥al is headquate≥ed in Nai≥obi but has p≥esence in Tanzania, Rwanda The Powe≥ Management Se≥vices Ltd also p≥ovides elect≥ical powe≥ solutions in fo≥m of Diesel Gene≥ato≥s. With its fou≥ yea≥s’ expe≥ience in this field to b≥idge the gap whe≥e a client may have a gene≥ato≥ o≥ elect≥ical /elect≥onic equipment it does not have the technical know-how to ≥epai≥ and/ o≥ maintain the equipment. Kenwan Se≥vices Ltd estab- lished almost two decades ago delive≥s, install and commission gene≥ato≥s. The company’s c≥ane t≥ucks and fo≥klifts o≠e≥ e∞cient t≥anspo≥t. Gene≥ato≥ ove≥hauls a≥e done in ou≥ mode≥n and equipped wo≥kshop o≥ at the clients’ p≥emises by ou≥ technical team. Davis & Shi≥tli≠ G≥oup is the leading supplie≥ of wate≥ ≥elated equipment in the East Af≥ican ≥egion. It dist≥ibutes high quality equipment f≥om a numbe≥ of indust≥y leading companies f≥om a≥ound the wo≥ld as well as ca≥≥ying out manufactu≥e and assembly of va≥ious wate≥ ≥elated p≥oducts.
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