Generator Techs Achieve EGSA Technician Certification

July 2, 2014 at 12:35 PMRing Power

Certification of personnel has become the hallmark of many industries in the U.S. today for one simple reason: It helps advance professionalism by establishing consistent standards for proficiency. 

Left to right: Wayne Long, Ron Jenkins, Devin Rawn, Randy Garrett, Shannon Puls

As part of its commitment to the on-site power industry, EGSA (Electrical Generating Systems Association) has created the Electrical Generator Systems Technician Certification program.

Left to right: Josh Carlson, Wayne Kilburn, Daniel Clifton, Rick Howard, Mike Loder.

Through rigorous testing, the program identifies those technicians who not only have a broad knowledge of electricity, mechanical and electrical components and the interaction between them, but also are proficient in the installation, service, maintenance, and repair of on-site power generation systems.

Ring Power recognizes the significance of this certification. Last month, 22 Power Systems technicians took the grueling, four-hour test on electric power generation and power systems. EGSA offers classes to help prepare applicants for the test, but — thanks to their many years of experience — our techs passed it without taking the classes.

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Ring Power Corporation Offers Complete Gas-to-Energy Solutions

November 19, 2013 at 12:15 PMRing Power

After a thorough assessment of market conditions and the growing demand for clean, alternative sources of energy, Ring Power Corporation’s Power Systems division has formed a Gas Energy Business unit to market the Cat-branded line of gas engine generators and full service solutions for gas-to-energy power projects.

Jake Jacobsen

Jake Jacobsen, a degreed electrical engineer, has assumed the role of Gas Energy Account Manager to lead this enterprise. Prior to this appointment, Jacobsen spent 15 years with the Caterpillar Electric Power division, where he served in a variety of product engineering capacities, most recently as customer service and product support manager for the Cat Gas products.

Ring Power Corporation has also named Nick Chiarugi as Gas Energy Sales Engineer. He will report to Jacobsen at Ring Power’s World Commerce Center headquarters. Chiarugi, a Power Systems sales representative for Ring Power since 2011, holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University.

Nick Chiarugi

Together the Gas Energy Business team will target the engineering, industrial, commercial, healthcare, institutional, governmental, and waste management sectors throughout north and central Florida whose power projects stand to benefit from the load management, peak shaving, combined heat and power, distributed generation, and renewable energy opportunities offered by gas-to-energy technology.

Ring Power is no newcomer to this technology. In the 1980s, as part of a concerted effort to increase awareness and sales of electric power generation systems, Ring Power built a co-generation power plant for its own use, to demonstrate the market potential. After that, Ring Power engineered and installed a co-gen plant that made a large regional shopping mall entirely energy self-sufficient. Another co-gen power plant, originally built and sold by Ring Power in the 1960s (and re-powered in the ’80s) still serves a downtown Jacksonville hospital today.

Ring Power VP/New Engine Business Manager Keith Moore is committed to making Ring Power the recognized leader in the gas-to-energy business in North America and beyond. “Our Power Systems division plans to remain at the forefront as more companies invest in gas engines and gas-to-energy technology as a cleaner, more efficient fuel alternative,” he said.

The gas-to-energy business complements the suite of products and services offered by the Power Systems division, which include turnkey installations, complete modular packaging, end-to-end engineering, build-own-operate options, product support, maintenance and operating contracts, and financing.

About Ring Power Corporation

Ring Power® Corporation, North and Central Florida’s Caterpillar® dealer, is headquartered in St. Augustine, Fla. Ring Power is comprised of eight divisions and has more than 50 years of experience servicing and supporting Cat® products and allied equipment. To learn more about Ring Power’s Gas to Energy initiative, please contact Vice President/New Engine Business Manager Keith Moore at 904-494-1269 or keith.moore@ringpower.com or Gas Energy Account Manager Jake Jacobsen at 904-494-7664 or jake.jacobsen@ringpower.com.  For information about the company’s Power Systems division, visit www.ringpower-systems.com.

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Ring Power’s Orlando Generator Service Techs are “..absolutely the best..”

October 11, 2013 at 9:51 AMRing Power

Ring Power’s Orlando Generator Service Techs are “..absolutely the best..”  To find out why, read the letter below from Patrick Barker, Senior Facilities Managers at Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. L-R-  Orlando Generator Service Techs Chris Smith, Rob McKee and Frank Smith


FROM:                  Patrick Barker

TO:                        Ed Edwards

SUBJECT:             Annual PM/Load Bank

Ed,

It's important to note that the generator mechanics [technicians] that you have working on our equipment are absolutely the best that I've had the pleasure to work with. They are always on time, they are very good natured and have never done anything but perform their work with a high degree of professionalism and superior competence. Frank [Smith], Chris [Smith] and Rob [McKee] did a great job and Rob followed through once again this past Saturday mending the control board and ensuring that the ALC technician got what he needed to complete his task.

I really appreciate everything your crew brings to the table, and just felt compelled to pass along my most sincere gratitude to you and your entire team.

Sincerely,
Patrick L. Barker, Senior Facilities Manager
Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.

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You Can't Predict Emergencies. But You Can Prepare for Them.

August 29, 2013 at 3:16 PMRing Power

THERE'S STILL TIME TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF RING POWER'S OFFER!

BUY BEFORE OCTOBER 31, 2013, AND RECEIVE 5-YEAR CAT® EXTENDED SERVICE COVERAGE WITH THE PURCHASE OF A CAT GENERATOR SET.*

No business is immune to natural disasters. Even a temporary loss of productivity caused by a power outage can be devastating if you aren't prepared. Why put your business at risk? With Cat generator sets, you can trust that, when the worst happens, your  facility will be ready to reestablish critical functions in an organized and efficient way.

We provide:

Diesel Generator Sets (40 kW to 17,460 kW)

Gas Generator Sets (25 kW to 6,520 kW)

Rental Power Modules(20 kW to 240 MW)

Customized Power Systems

Premium Service and Support

Engineered to respond and built to endure, Cat generator sets and power systems will provide a reliable backup energy source for your business.

To learn more, click here. 

 

 

 

 * Offer good for qualifying customers through October 31, 2013 on select new models at participating Cat dealers. Not all buyers will qualify. Financing is subject to credit application and approval through Cat Financial. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Offer subject to change without prior notice.

Cat Extended Service Coverage (ESC) offers coverage beyond the Standard Warranty period. ESC offers protection against unexpected repair bills and a hedge against rising parts and labor costs by providing 100 percent parts and labor reimbursement for covered components, less any applicable deductible.

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QR Codes provide Florida Genset Rental Customers with Immediate Access to Product Information

July 23, 2013 at 10:08 AMRing Power

URL decals with QR codes were recently installed on all of Ring Power’s rental gensets. These codes can be quickly scanned, giving customers immediate access to product information.

Florida genset rental power

"I felt it was important for Ring Power to offer the QR codes to our customers and match the digital smart phone landscape we're living in today. Additionally, it's green and reduces the need to print manuals or instructions in paper format which become outdated and weathered, said Steve Ferlita VP of Rental Services for Power Systems.

With units ranging from 20 to 2000kW, Ring Power offers generator sets to meet any temporary power application. For maximum mobility, all units are skid-mounted on fuel tank bases or trailer/van mounted depending on size. Turnkey Services are available 24/7.

For more information, view Ring Power's Rental Power brochure.

 

 

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Ring Power Corporation Offers Complete Gas to Energy Project Solutions

June 5, 2013 at 10:30 AMRing Power

After thoroughly assessing customer needs, market conditions and the growing demand for clean alternative sources of energy, Ring Power Corporation has formed a Gas Energy Business team. This new team, consisting of a Gas Energy Account Manager and a Gas Energy Sales Engineer, will be responsible for developing and pursuing all levels of gas to energy projects. With a Gas Energy Sales Engineer already in place, Ring Power is actively recruiting a Gas Energy Account Manager to work within the company’s Power Systems Division to deliver complete gas to energy business solutions

The gas to energy business sector further complements the products and services offered by Ring Power and Caterpillar, already established leaders in the power generation industry. Ring Power will provide customers with a suite of offerings, including turnkey installations, complete modular packaged solutions, comprehensive project engineering and finance options. Additionally, Ring Power will offer parts and service support for all of its products as well as long-term service, maintenance and operating contracts.

Ring Power’s Gas Energy Business team will work closely with industrial, commercial, healthcare, institutional, governmental and waste management customers as well as the engineering community to deliver complete gas to energy solutions. Gas to energy projects are those that involve load management, peak shaving, combined heat and power, distributed generation or renewable energy opportunities, where a greenhouse gas can be converted to the beneficial use of the consumer. 

About Ring Power Corporation

Ring Power Corporation, North and Central Florida’s Caterpillar® dealer, is headquartered in St. Augustine, Florida. Ring Power is comprised of eight divisions and has more than 50 years of experience servicing and supporting Cat® products and allied equipment. For more information on Ring Power’s Gas to Energy initiative, please contact Keith Moore, vice president, new engine business manager, 904-494-1269 or keith.moore@ringpower.com or visit www.ringpower-systems.com

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Preparing Before the Storm: Arrange a Free Survey of your Power, Temperature Control and Compressed Air Requirements

May 29, 2013 at 3:23 PMRing Power

HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS JUNE 1.

Ring Power's highly qualified engineers can help you weather any storm.

Nothing brings the need for emergency planning into sharper focus than an approaching hurricane. Even a close call can leave you temporarily without power. Worse yet, a direct hit can put you out of business indefinitely.

But, why wait until disaster threatens? Contingency planning can help minimize the impact of a devastating storm. By identifying your organization's critical operations and resources now and planning for emergencies before they arise, you can ensure the safety of your employees and the survival of your business.

No business is immune to catastrophic events, but all businesses can plan for them. Including Ring Power in your business contingency plan helps ensure that, when the worst happens, you and your organization will be ready to respond in an organized and efficient way. As a full-service, Cat® Power Systems distributor, Ring Power is able to meet your needs at a moment's notice with an extensive rental inventory of genuine Cat and Olympian standby and prime power gensets, compressed air equipment and temperature control products. With contingency planning, Ring Power can guarantee your rental unit will be available when you need it. And you can enjoy peace of mind all year round.

THE TIME TO PREPARE IS NOW.

Ring Power's highly qualified engineers can help you weather any storm. Download a FREE "Emergency Power Planner" to help you prepare your contingency plan. Or contact a Power Systems professional to arrange a FREE SURVEY of your power, temperature control and compressed air requirements.

St. Augustine - Robert Randolph 904-737-7730 x1242

Tampa - Alan Obal 813-671-3700 x8514

Orlando - Ray Coons 407-472-6235

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Monster Jam Trucks Flip for Ring Power Machines!

February 8, 2013 at 12:47 PMRing Power

 

 

Monster Jam came to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Jan. 19 and Feb. 2. For the fourth year in a row Ring Power provided the equipment needed to build the track before the event, maintain the track during the show and right trucks that roll over while competing. Check out this photo of a Cat 950 Wheel Loader lifting “El Diablo”, a star performer, after it flipped over during the event Feb. 2.

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RPC Assists Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts with Generators

November 2, 2012 at 5:18 PMRing Power

Ring Power Corporation is assisting with relief and recovery efforts across the Northeast in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

To date Ring Power has deployed in excess of 73 megawatts of Cat® Rental Power to peer Cat dealers and customers across the Northeast. The Cat sound attenuated generators were dispatched to Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New Jersey. The generators, known in the industry as “XQs,” are used around the world to provide temporary power. Some of the relief rental applications included: temporary shelters, hospitals, insurance claim offices and supermarkets. The Cat generators rented are also being used to power pumps in areas where flooding has occurred.

In addition to providing rental generator power, Ring Power has supported the relief efforts by providing more than five miles of portable power cable, factory-trained service technicians, transportation and project management services.

Ring Power has extended an offer to send rental personnel to other Caterpillar dealers, to assist with their local relief efforts.

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Ring Power to Host 20th Annual Master Electrician Association Dinner

November 1, 2012 at 8:16 AMRing Power

 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

If you would like to get involved with the Jacksonville Master Electrician Association or

be personally invited to this event please contact: Keith Moore