Mid Florida Diesel Delivered Blue Star Generators to Seacoast Utility Authority

Mid Florida Diesel delivered 4 Blue Star 100 KW Trailer Mounted generators to Seacoast Utility Authority (SUA). MFD performed the factory start-up and training for the SUA personnel. All generators were built with John Deere engines, Basler Controls and Marathon Alternators. They were fitted with 4 position voltage selector switches, Permanent Magnets, and Camloc connections for the power cables.

If you need to install or to repair a diesel generator please contact Mid Florida Diesel at (866) 930-9851

Mid Florida Diesel Delivered Blue Star Generators to Seacoast Utility Authority

Mid Florida Diesel Delivered Blue Star Generators to Seacoast Utility Authority

Mid Florida Diesel Delivered Blue Star Generators to Seacoast Utility Authority

 

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Get Ready, Here Comes Renewable Energy!

Get Ready, Here Comes Renewable Energy!It was bound to happen. Logic dictated it. Renewable energy has taken hold worldwide and there is no stopping it. The fossil fuel industry will soon be as extinct as the dead dinosaurs they’ve always claimed were the source of oil.

Now that the scandals have emerged regarding fossil fuels, scientists and people around the world are making use of the easy to use and highly affordable renewable energy sources available. Thanks to people like Elon Musk of Tesla, George Bezos of Amazon, and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, renewable energy technologist and technique are rapidly taking place of fossil fuels and that dynasty is dying fast.

Entire countries are now fossil fuel independent. Brazil, Germany, and many others have embraced renewable energy and the powerhouse oil cartels are seeing that their end is imminent. Oil prices have dropped to record lows and counties that sold petrol have fallen on hard times like Venezuela. The US discovered massive oil fields that had not before been used and scientists now know that oil is a replenishable resource and not going to run out anytime soon. The old scams are dying and it is changing the face of power throughout the globe. The once Texas oil barons are all but kaput and there’s nowhere to run. Solar and the wind and other technologies are rising so fast that it’s tough to find people to man all the jobs these industries are creating. Solar installation and maintenance alone are one of the fastest growing job fields in the US.

States and countries are giving out tax incentives and insurance companies are cutting rates to people who adopt renewable energy. Even now, with the advances on the shelf for consumers, the technologies involved keep getting better and better. Nowadays a homeowner can install solar and generate enough electricity to not only run the home but create enough excess energy that the local utility companies have to buy the excess. Not at the rates they charge, but enough where homeowners and businesses can be in the black regarding revenue and income.

The writing is on the wall and only a fool would assume that fossil fuels are the way of the future. It’s all a matter of money and power. In the old days, energy was controlled by a small hierarchy of men who took advantage of all of the mankind. They had the tools and revenue to establish cabals where they controlled supply and price. They had enough money to bribe and threaten and murder and it went on for decades and decades. Thanks to the internet, new technologies emerged and whistleblowers come forward. The government, now exposed, had to step away from the cabals and are now waiting for the inevitable.

Since rents aren’t dropping and wages aren’t rising, people are embracing renewable energy because they know in the short and long term, it will mean savings and a better quality of life for them.

Not to forget the environmental impact of renewable energy. Global Warming or Climate Change is a reality and we may be at the razor’s edge of being able to avert this global disaster. That means cutting or eliminating fossil fuels and it looks like the environmentalists are winning. There’s just no more money in fossil fuels and investors are jumping ship, not because of their concerns for mankind and nature, but because they’re not getting the ROI they’re used to when fossil fuels ruled the Earth.
The bottom line is that fossil fuels are doomed and renewable energy is the new king of the hill.

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Mid Florida Diesel Delivered Blue Star Power Systems Generators to Pasco County

Mid Florida Diesel delivered 4 each Blue Star Power Systems generators to Pasco County. Pictures show a 200 KW and 250 KW generator with John Deere Engines, Marathon Alternators and Basler Controllers. Completely housed in a aluminum, level III enclosure and UL142 diesel fuel tanks.

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8 More John Deere Power Units To Be Serviced by Mid Florida Diesel

Mid Florida Diesel recently took in 8 John Deere Power Units that require a complete overhaul. Watch out because the finished product will blow your hair back!

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Mid Florida Diesel Repair 2000KW Baldor Generator

Mid Florida Diesel recently had the opportunity to help United Rentals with the repair of the radiator on a 2000KW Baldor Generator with a Mitsubishi engine.

“It’s what we do and we love it! Nothing is too tough for these guys. The Men and Woman at Mid Florida Diesel never cease to amaze me!” says Joe Antonini, General Manager.

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Mid Florida Diesel Delivers 10 Blue Star Power System Generators

Mid Florida Diesel recently delivered 10 each Blue Star Power system trailer mounted generators to Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA). The attached pictures show the 100 KW and 200 KW generators. JEA liked the product so much they purchase another 100 KW and have plans to purchase more!
All trailer mounted generators come with John Deere engines, Marathon alternators, and Basler controls. They were outfitted with 4-position voltage selectors (480v, 240v, 208v 3 phase & 120/240 1 phase), and Camloc power connections on trailers that meet DOT standards.
The customer is extremely happy with the product!

Mid Florida Diesel Installs Blue Star Power Systems Generators for the City of Lake Wales

 

 

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A Typical Day At Mid Florida Diesel

A typical day at Mid Florida Diesel, the bays are full and we are blessed!

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Mid Florida Diesel, Inc. has been servicing Florida since 1966. We can take care of your RV  and track service needs. Routine service and maintenance on RV and track generators and chassis available.
Service and Repair on All Generator Makes and Models. Services Available: Brakes, Electrical, Generators, Engine, Lube, AC Repair.

Call us at (866) 930-9851 for top-quality repair services.

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Diesel Generator Maintenance Is No Joke

Diesel Generator Maintenance Is No JokeDiesel generators may be famous for their power and durability, but these systems call for regular maintenance to ensure their safety and productivity.

Diesel generators are the safeguard for when the power goes out or if you just need a power source.  They’re basically a fossil fuel burner with electrical power.  They can operate in all kinds of weather conditions and disaster situations.  Knowing how to maintenance them, avoiding problems and fixing problems, means a good idea of some of the primary problems that can arise.

First of all is making sure your generator is clean.  Give the generator a good once over to make sure the oil that can drip isn’t a problem and that pipes, wires, nuts and bolts are in place.  You don’t want the elements or critters getting into the generator.  If you don’t know what to look for, ask a professional.  Better to be safe than sorry.

The overall look-see.  These diesel generators can get contaminated or any numbers of compromising situations like general corrosion.  There are diagnostics to detect and repair them if caught early enough.  Often, just running these exercises that test the systems thoroughly against water vapor build up and debris buildups.  Keeping a weather eye on coolant levels, fuel systems, starting procedure systems and oil levels will allow for greater prevention and quicker remedy.

Other parts of the generator need just as much eyeball attention.  Anything out of the ordinary calls for professional attention.  Are pipes or panels showing cracks?  Has corrosion or mold taken root?  Many generators are near moist areas and also suffer from water vapor condensation which can cause corrosion and mold can compromise.  The wind can carry a good amount of particulate debris that can get inside a generator and worst of all are insects like nesting colonies of bees.

Rural areas might find animal hair and farming debris embedded in a generator while city placed generators can get debris from roads and tires and other substances that get caught by the wind.

The other major systems to keep an eye on are the coolant systems.  If they fail you’ve got major trouble on your hands.  There are procedures to checking the engine oil.  Getting the right classification and oil viscosity are part of it.  Do what the manufacturer says regarding oil procedures and match their recommendations as best as possible.  Drill the oil inspection process until it becomes second nature.

Batteries call for lots of maintenance.  Batteries are like a system all to themselves.  First, off is making sure the batteries work and are fully charged.  That’s their purpose, to deliver power when all else fails.  To neglect the batteries, their integrity, and storage power, is to invite disaster. Regular attention via inspections and testing are what’s called for here.  Never give failure the opportunity to take advantage here.  There are regimens for a number of battery maintenance procedures.  Cleaning batteries are quite a chore.  It’s real hands-on maintenance and you need to talk to the manufacturers of both the generator and batteries for their exact recommended steps.  Don’t improvise.

Remember, diesel generators are engineered and meant for additional or independent power under circumstances that are challenging.  Proper Diesel generator maintenance should have you up and running when all else falls apart is what they’re there for.  They have to be ready at a moment’s notice and they have to operate trouble-free for the duration of the event.  Sine different environmental conditions can bring about the need to operate your diesel generator, careful planning, cleaning, and practice is essential.  Yes, practice maintaining your diesel generator.  Make sure others who would be operating it are as diligent.  In the short and long term, you’ll find such attention a money saver if not a life saver too.

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Batteries Can Play a Key Role in Transforming Renewable Energy

Batteries Can Play a Key Role in Transforming Renewable EnergyCalifornia is showing the way to the rest of the country in adopting renewable energy (with the pious objective of containing environmental degradation). Head to Southern California and you’re sure to come across rows of gleaming solar panels dotting the suburbia bordering almost all the prominent cities. However, there’s much going on behind the scenes and away from public view in the arena of renewable energy. Investments are being made for installing lithium ion batteries for lighting up warehouses, depots, industrial parks, and trailers in the largest state of USA.

Lithium ion batteries, it is expected, will be contributing massively towards enabling California to achieve its objective of driving 50% of electricity from renewable energy sources. There are some limitations or challenges that cannot be overcome when tapping renewable sources of energy. For instance, the sun or the wind cannot be switched on or off automatically.

Copious amounts of energy can be stored during a sunny or windy day but if in the absence of appropriate storage mediums or facilities, the surplus is wasted. Batteries can serve as reliable storage devices enabling utility firms to stock up on surplus electricity and make the most of it when it’s not sunny or windy. Energy storage analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Logan Goldie-Scot is of the opinion that reliability or consistency matters a lot to utility networks.

Copious amounts of energy can be stored during a sunny or windy day but if in the absence of appropriate storage mediums or facilities, the surplus is wasted. Batteries can serve as reliable storage devices enabling utility firms to stock up on surplus electricity and make the most of it when it’s not sunny or windy. Energy storage analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Logan Goldie-Scot is of the opinion that reliability or consistency matters a lot to utility networks.

California for the first time in 2013 made earnest efforts to stockpile up to 1,325MW of electricity by the end of this decade comparable to the maximum energy production capacity of two coal-based power plants. Presently, California contributes to nearly 36% of the entire nation’s storage potential and other states including Oregon and Massachusetts have set their respective targets, are trying to catch up fast. In the meantime, several cities and towns have announced plans to meet their electricity needs using renewable sources.

Utility companies, policymakers, and legislators are keeping track of the steps taken by California for tapping renewable energy sources and conserving the same. The state’s attempts to harness and store renewable will serve as a bellwether for other states thereby offering them the leeway to adjust and fine-tune the processes for extracting the optimum out of their setups. It is expected that more homes and businesses will use batteries for preserving energy amassed via solar panels and tap it, especially when electricity prices are steep.

The more commercial and domestic fronts use lithium-ion batteries for conserving solar or wind energy, the lesser will be the burden on utility companies to generate electricity. If a Deloitte report is to be believed, 25% firms in California are already using batteries for catering to their electricity requirements. The demand for batteries is anticipated to go up tremendously once laws and regulations that facilitate owners (of batteries that are) to resell storage are in place.

In the present scenario, there are two crucial aspects impinging on the green or renewable energy storage mediums. The first is, to what extent the demand for different storage devices will grow and the second is whether Li-ion batteries will continue to be most popular units for conserving electricity.

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Mid Florida Diesel Installs Blue Star Power Systems Generators for the City of Lake Wales

Mid Florida Diesel recently sold 2 Blue Star Power Systems Generators to the City of Lake Wales Police Department. The pictures show Mid Florida Diesel removing the existing 200Kw Allis Chambers Generator and a 40kw Federal Electric Generator from quite a tight spot.  Mid Florida Diesel installed a new 50Kw as well as a 200Kw Blue Star Power System Generators. The project went very well and the customers are very happy to have two new dependable generators to support their mission. Great job guys!










 

 

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