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  • YorPower celebrates 30 years in Power Generation!

    YorPower celebrates 30 years in Power Generation!

    2019 marks our 30th Anniversary in the power generation sector and allows us a time to reflect on the many feats and milestones surpassed over the past three...

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    18th January 2019

  • Diesel Generators from YorPower Provide Emergency Backup for Brand New Renewable Energy Centre

    When Kentor Energy, as the EPC Principal Contractor, needed a reliable diesel standby generator system for the new state of the art Community Renewable Energy Centre they were building for Sheffield in the North of...

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    10th January 2017

  • Breaking generator records at YorPower

    In what YorPower’s Operations Director described as ‘one of the busiest weeks I can remember’ the engineering team managed to despatch seven 40ft containers full of diesel generators !

    On the face of it that may...

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    21st June 2016

  • Generator spare parts for major mining operation in Africa

    YorPower recently won a significant generator spare parts order with one of our key clients in South Africa. The client is currently working on a mining operation in The Democratic Republic of Congo and the spare...

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    31st May 2016

  • YorPower Spare Parts Team Secure Contract For Over $50,000

    YorPowers spare parts division secured a spare parts order worth over $50,000, with a major dealer within Lagos, Nigeria. The high quality spare parts will be used throughout Lagos, and the Nigerian region...

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    19th April 2016

  • YorPower Generators for Remote Gambia Village

    YorPower, the UK’s largest independent diesel generator manufacturer and a long term favourite of customers in both East and West Africa, has just delivered two 250kVA generators to a remote village in...

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    03rd June 2014

  • YorPower Win Best Stand Award

    YorPower Kenya have been awarded the prestigeous 'Best In Show Award' for their stand at the premier African power exhibition - Power & Energy Africa.

    The award was presented by the show organisers and was...

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    28th April 2014

  • Generators for Nigerian Restaurant Chain Puts YorPower on the Menu

    In keeping with his policy of providing the best possible ingredients for his customers, when it came to finding top quality generators in Port Harcourt, Lagos and Abuja the owner of several up-market restaurants... Read more...

    28th April 2014

  • YorPower at Power & Energy Africa Exhibition

    YorPower have announced that they will be exhibiting at this year's Power & Energy Africa Exhibition in Nairobi. The P&E Exhibition, now in its third year, runs from the 27th to the 29th of April at Kenya's prime... Read more...

    30th January 2014

  • YorPower Appoint New Agent In Sudan

    YorPower have taken a big step into the growing Sudanese generator market with the appointment of New Civilisation as their agent in the country.

    New Civilisation are already a major supplier of electrical...

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    12th December 2013

  • YorPower Generators For Nigeria

    YorPower have despatched another container to Lagos for their Main Dealer.

    The order comprised a mix of open and enclosed YorPower Diesel Generators, all with SONCAP certification, and a large number of...

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    28th November 2013

  • YorPower Executives Visit Nigeria

    Senior YorPower executives have just returned from a visit to Nigeria where they held meetings with customers and key regional decision makers.

    The visit to Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt followed several previous...

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    04th November 2013

  • Domestic Generator For Sierra Leone

    YorPower have just supplied a 16kVA single phase generator to a customer in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

    The domestic generator unit will be used to power all aspects of the customer’s home.

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    15th October 2013

  • Two Week Turnaround

    YorPower have just turned round a request to build an 800kVA open diesel generator set complete with control system, bunded base fuel tank and integral ATS panel; order value $100k from a Nigerian based Oil and Gas... Read more...

    10th October 2013

  • Backup Generators and Disaster Recovery Planning for Your Business

    In the majority of developed economies the likelihood of a major event causing your business to cease functioning is low.  For example, backup generators in the UK are rarely called into action because the power...

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    23rd July 2013

  • Nigeria's Nightmare Electricity Situation

    The Nigerian Federal Government in Abuja said yesterday that despite major investment in the power sector only 25% of Nigerians had access to electricity.

    After a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC,...

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    06th June 2013

  • Synchronised Generators for Trinidad

    YorPower has despatched two 500kVA Diesel Generators to a customer in Trinidad.

    The generators were fully synchronised prior to undergoing their...

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    03rd June 2013

  • Britain is the World's Leading Exporter of Power Generators

    Britain is the world's leading exporter of power generators, as they are seen as manufacturers of the “best quality and are the most reliable”, according to latest research.

    By Rebecca Clancy writing in The Daily...

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    16th May 2013

  • Used Generators – Things to Check Before You Buy

    When buying a used generator, just like buying a used car, you need to be confident that you’re not going to finish up with an expensive problem.

    You should see evidence of the number of hours it has run and...

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    09th May 2013

  • YorPower Website Goes Mobile Friendly

    Customers can now access the YorPower website on the move using iPhone, Blackberry or Android handheld devices. The YorPower website, long regarded as one of the most informative sites from a generator manufacturer,... Read more...

    27th March 2013

  • YorPower Director Meets Egyptian Prime Minister

    Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kadnel met YorPower's International Sales Director, Ben Whitmarsh, during a visit to the country's International Fair in Cairo recently.

    Ben was at the exhibition to support Egyptian...

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    27th March 2013

  • Remote Control YorPower Generators

    At a recent exhibition in Dubai YorPower demonstrated the new remote control technology that is set to make life much easier for a great many users.

    The remote control unit, which can be loaded as an app onto most...

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    19th March 2013

  • Cairo International Fair

    Egypt Group for Construction Co (EGC) are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the Cairo International Fair featuring diesel generators from the UK's most dynamic generator manufacturer -...

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    13th March 2013

  • YorPower at Middle East Electricity Exhibition – Dubai

    The Middle East Electricity Exhibition in Dubai, now in its 38th year, is rated by exhibitors and visitors as the world's leading power event and the industry’s leading showcase for products and services for the... Read more...

    25th February 2013

  • YorPower at MEE Dubai - February 2013

    YorPower have announced their stand number at the forthcoming Middle East Electricity Exhibition in Dubai

    They will be in Sheikh Saeed Hall, stand number S2C40 showing their market leading 50Hz and 60Hz diesel...

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    29th November 2012

  • West Lancs Borough Council Choose YorPower Diesel Generator

    West Lancashire Borough Council have appointed YorPower to supply a fully integrated 60kVA Perkins powered diesel generator linked to a 30 kVA UPS system for their offices in Ormskirk.

    The project, which will be...

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    13th November 2012

  • YorPower Emergency Power for Scottish Water Treatment

    A company that specialise in water treatment in the North West of Scotland contacted YorPower with an emergency requirement for ten 20kVA generators. Unusually dry weather had led to the imminent danger of fresh... Read more...

    08th October 2012

  • Nigerian Oil & Gas Diesel Generator Order

    YorPower's Nigerian dealer has secured an order for seventy (70) generators, ranging from 20kVA to 60kVA, for an oil and gas project in Port Harcourt.

    Commenting on the order Ben Whitmarsh, YorPower's...

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    05th October 2012

  • YorPower Diesel Generators For Iraqi Water

    In response to an urgent enquiry from Iraq YorPower has supplied more than thirty (30) generators for use by the Thiqar Water Directorate across the country.

    YorPower were not only more competitively priced than...

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    03rd October 2012

  • YorPower Diesel Generator For New Eco Hotel

    Shepherd Engineering Services have chosen YorPower to provide a generator for the new Hampton by Hilton hotel being built on Toft Green in the centre of historic York. The new hotel is being developed as York’s first... Read more...

    02nd October 2012

  • Scottish Salmon Choose YorPower Diesel Generators

    The Scottish Salmon Company has chosen YorPower to supply two generators to power its new £1.5M fish farm on the Isle of Mull in Scotland.

    The two generators, an 80kVA and a 30kVA, will work together to provide...

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    01st October 2012

  • New Co-op HQ Wins Sustainability Award With YorPower Generators

    The Co-op’s new headquarters building in the centre of Manchester, England, has won the prestigious Sustainability Award at the 2012 North West Business Insider Property Awards.

    Recognising businesses or public... Read more...

    21st September 2012

  • 100 Generators Despatched in One Day

    Yes - its true. The YorPower team packed and despatched 100 generators on Wednesday!

    They started loading the generators into the first of ten 40ft shipping containers at 8:00am and sealed the last one at 6:30pm....

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    23rd August 2012

  • YorPower 60hZ Range

    In preparation for a major sales drive in the Americas YorPower has announced the launch of a range of generators operating at 60hZ. The new range will stand alongside the existing wide range of YorPower 50hZ units...

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    21st August 2012

  • Stoke Mandeville Chooses YorPower

    The Stoke Mandeville Hospital, with its internationally acclaimed spinal injuries unit, has selected YorPower to replace its ageing emergency generator.

    The hospital, made famous by Sir Jimmy Savile’s tremendous...

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    16th August 2012

  • Diesel Generator Fuel Consumption Chart

    After conducting research into diesel engine fuel economy, specifically for the power generation market sector, YorPower have created a table ‘fuel – estimated consumption’ chart for engines running at 100% of rated...

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    17th July 2012

  • YorPower Scores Again

    UK independent generator manufacturer YorPower has won a highly competitive tender to supply Rotherham United FC with the standby generator for their new stadium.

    The Millers, as they are known, will be moving to... Read more...

    01st May 2012

  • YorPower Expands Operations in East Africa and Kenya

    UK independent generator manufacturer, YorPower, has announced a major increase in investment in its East African operation. The investment includes a huge increase in the number of UK manufactured YorPower... Read more...

    26th April 2012

  • YorPower Uses ContainerLift System

    Industrial Diesel generators are heavy!

    Loading them into containers on the back of a lorry to send to customers is, therefore, very difficult. YorPower have special equipment to do this job but it is still time... Read more...

    16th April 2012

  • YorPower Generator for Harper Adams Chickens

    One of YorPower's Directors has supplied a generator to his old university.

    When Harper Adams University needed a new generator to supply power to its state of the art chicken incubation unit they turned to one of... Read more...

    22nd March 2012

  • YorPower Ghana Dealer Wins Major Award

    The YorPower Dealer in Accra, Ghana, has won a major business enterprise award. The Ghana based electrical and generator company were presented with the award in a ceremony to celebrate the growth businesses within... Read more...

    28th February 2012

  • Diesel Generator News Update - Libya

    YorPower have dispatched the first major order to Libya since the new government came to power.

    The order is the result of strong relationships and maintaining dialogue with long established contacts throughout... Read more...

    31st January 2012

  • Generators For Gambia

    In the week leading up to Christmas YorPower dispatched several 40ft containers of generators to customers in the UK and Gambia.

    Maximising the space available in shipping containers is very important and is made... Read more...

    05th January 2012

  • Export Orders Rolling Out

    YorPower have notched up another record with four 40ft containers full of generators being despatched one after the other.

    The first to leave was a 40ft container full of generators for Kenya while another was... Read more...

    10th November 2011

  • YorPower Launches New Petrol Powered Generator

    YorPower have reinforced their position as one of the UK’s leading manufactures of high quality, durable generators by launching the YIM8000S, a petrol powered unit. Although YorPower’s main focus is the supply of... Read more...

    30th September 2011

  • New YorPower Survey

    In light of the excellent response to the latest YorPower survey the company has decided to open it up to everyone.

    Initially intended to provide a little light relief for YorPower customers in a hectic world the... Read more...

    27th September 2011

  • First Generators Roll Off New YorPower Production Line

    The new generator production lines at YorPower are now fully operational.

    The first units to come off the line last week were four 20kVA units with Perkins engines, Leroy Somer alternators and 7320 DSE control... Read more...

    09th August 2011

  • Newcastle University Hospital Chooses YorPower

    YorPower was recently selected by Newcastle University Hospital to remove and replace a twenty year old emergency generator.

    The critical nature of the generator requirement meant that YorPower had to remove the... Read more...

    28th July 2011

  • YorPower Retained by Shell for Generator Replacement Project

    YorPower design engineers are working on a special project for Shell at their oil refinery in Ellesmere Port in the North West of England.

    The project includes designing a way to safely remove an old Lister Petter... Read more...

    05th July 2011

  • YorPower Wins Contract For New Co-op HQ

    YorPower has been selected to supply standby generators for the huge new Co-op headquarters building currently under construction by the company in the centre of Manchester, UK. The new building is part of an £800... Read more...

    30th June 2011

  • New Building Signage

    Following the move to a new warehouse complex between York and Leeds new signs have now been installed on the buildings. The signage uses YorPower's new eye catching logo design which will also be used on company... Read more...

    21st April 2011

  • 2000 KVA Generator for London Data Centre

    YorPower has installed a huge new 2000 KVA genset at a data centre in London. Road access to the site was restricted and installation involved the use of large cranes but the YorPower installation team completed the... Read more...

    23rd March 2011

  • New Premises

    In response to increasing demand for generators and spare parts YorPower has relocated to modern new premises in Sherburn in Elmet between York and Leeds.

    An exhibition in Vietnam in late 2010 generated a... Read more...

    04th March 2011

  • YorPower News Archive

    Summer 2010 Over the last 6 months we have noticed a significant increase in demand for small generators in the UK. People in rural and remote areas are dismayed by the frequent and prolonged power outages that may... Read more...

    22nd August 2010