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Prolonged Power Outages Expected as Hurricane Florence Nears East Coast

Over 1 million people are currently under mandatory evacuation orders as Hurricane Florence churns towards the eastern seaboard. Officials warn that the storm — currently a category 4 — ‘has potential to cause massive damage to parts of the southeastern and mid-Atlantic United States, and not just in the coastal areas where the storm aims to make […]

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How Long Do Diesel Engine Generators Last?

Generators are an important part of a company’s power system, particularly those companies in the industrial sector. Many choose diesel engine generators because they are reliable and have a long life expectancy, which matters because that is a key factor into a company’s short- and long-term budget. For your business, you need a generator that […]

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Industrial Diesel Engine Applications & Uses

Since its discovery, the diesel engine has been re-invented and developed vastly to improve on its performance and efficiency, while simultaneously increasing its range of applications. One of its most common uses today is in generators used to provide backup or standby power to facilities and systems in case of power failure. Modern generators are […]

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Worldwide Power Products Becomes Authorized Distributor For Marelli Motori Generators

HOUSTON, TX, April 2018 – Worldwide Power Products (WPP) announced that it has become an authorized distributor for Marelli Motori generator ends. Houston-based Worldwide Power Products will locally stock and sell the Marelli generator products as well as provide repairs, replacements and field service for the brand to its customers. Worldwide Power Products VP of […]

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Why Are Industrial Diesel Engines So Efficient?

Industrial diesel engines have been used for more than a century in myriad applications including power generation for the oil and gas industry. One of the main reasons for the success of this engine type is due to its internal combustion method which promotes engine efficiency and reduced fuel consumption. No Spark – Efficiency Comes […]

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The difference between used, rebuilt and remanufactured diesel engines

Diesel engines are have long been used successfully in multiple industrial and commercial applications around the globe, due in part to their efficiency and long life span, and constitute the vast majority of units in service. Coupled with an electric generator, these gensets are valuable energy sources where there is no connection to a power […]

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When Disaster Strikes and The Lights Go Out: 5 Steps for Calculating the Right Size Rental Generator

There is rarely time to plan for an emergency that leaves your business without power, but that does not mean that you must close the doors. You will need power to get repairs done and recover from a natural disaster. Sizing the right generator for your electrical needs is important and with the help of […]

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All Natural Gas is Not Alike

Natural gas is natural gas, right?  Actually, that’s incorrect. There is a significant difference between wellhead or ‘raw gas’ that comes directly from a gas producing formation and ‘pipeline gas’ which has been treated to rid itself of impurities and is acceptable for transporting for home or industrial uses. The major difference is that wellhead […]

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Cheaper, Cleaner, More Efficient

There is nothing wrong with using diesel engines. They have been an industrial mainstay for more than a century and have proven to be reliable and perform admirably.  As part of our broad offering, we sell and lease them for many applications, so we know how well they perform. For remote oil and gas drilling […]

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Transporting Generators to Remote Locations in an Emergency Situation

As storms pound Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida, more people are wondering about generating power in times when the electricity goes out. This is especially true for those in rural communities where power workers are not able to get things back up and running very quickly. In those locations, getting mobile generators can be a […]

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Seven Reasons to Need an Emergency Rental Generator

Almost everything in the modern world relies on electric power and your business is no exception. You need it to run your computers, keep the lights on, and the HVAC flowing through your facilities. Without it, there’s no networking, contacting customers, running equipment, or getting any work done at all and, as we all know, […]

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Buying vs Renting an Emergency Rental Generator

Nearly every business in the world needs power, and some more than others. From department stores to manufacturing plants, you rely on your power source to keep the lights on and your value generation steadily moving forward. Whether you’re serving customers, writing software, or running heaving machinery, when the power goes out your business will […]

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Worldwide Power Products is pleased to announce Scott Spidle to the team as the VP of Operations

Houston, TX, (September 14, 2016)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power­generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, has named Scott Spidle its Vice President of Operations. In that capacity, Spidle will oversee WPP’s Houston and North Texas generator service teams, he will also be heavily involved in developing new business for these divisions. “I joined WPP […]

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Ditching Straight Diesel: 7 Reasons Bi-Fuel is the Future

Saving Money Across the Board Image via Flickr via Nicholas T Hybrid engines in drill rigs that use bi-fuel technology are more efficient than their pure diesel or natural gas counterparts. The engine works by consuming diesel fuel during initial acceleration, then switching to the natural gas once the vehicle reaches a steady speed. This […]

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True or False – The World’s Largest Oil Producer is the U.S.

Most folks at first blush will likely think it’s false that the U.S. is the largest oil producer now. Saudi Arabia has long held the seat, as well as the combined market power of OPEC. However, times have changed, and so have the methods of how oil is found and secured from underground. The days […]

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Generating Generator Appreciation: What Generators Can Do For You

History of the Generator The generator we know today got its start in the 1860s-70s. Before then, Michael Faraday had discovered a way to generate electricity through electromagnetic induction, but his discovery proved expensive and impractical in a world that didn’t rely much on electricity. Generators were not well-known until about 1871, when scientists like […]

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North Texas Acquisition Press Release

“equipment will be maintained with same high quality service but with “more perks” such as load bank services, fuel cleaning, engine repairs and power rentals.” Worldwide Power Products acquires new assets, certifying its reach in the industry. Worldwide Power Products is expanding its reach in Texas. Effective July 1st of this year, Worldwide Power Products […]

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Caterpillar veteran Brian Panizzi joins WPP

Caterpillar veteran Brian Panizzi joined WPP on August 4th as Engineering and Project Manager. Brian will be responsible for helping the sales team design and put together custom solutions for our customers, as well as seeing them through the project management, and completion phases in the shop. Brian will be helping drive and manage our […]

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WPP expands services into North Texas

We are very pleased to announce that Worldwide Power Products (WPP) has acquired the assets and operations of Alpine Power Systems North Texas generator division on July 01, 2015. Alpine Power’s generator division is now Worldwide Power Products North Texas. It is with great pleasure that we welcome Alpine’s employees and customers into our community. […]

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Stranded Gas Expert Dave Vennie Presents Solutions to Trying Issues – A Powerful Presentation from WPP Representative

  “When capturing NGL’s, processing any sort of field gas, or operating any natural gas generator set on these kinds of fuels, it is extremely important to ensure the configuration is correct before converting and running your operation,” says Vennie. Dave Vennie, VP of Sales and Engineering for Worldwide Power Products, a major source for […]

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Worldwide Power Products Offers “Budget Billing” Contingency Generator Rental Program; Guarantees Power for Peak of Hurricane Season and Beyond

Unlike most generator rental companies, which raise their rates by as much as three times for in-use periods compared to when the generator is in standby mode, WPP charges a competitive, flat monthly rate whether the client uses the generator or not. WPP also offers an offsite storage option — with guaranteed availability and delivery […]

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EY announces Worldwide Power Products CEO, Will Perry, is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award finalist in the Gulf Coast Area

Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May, 2015 Ernst and Young (EY) today announced that CEO, Will Perry, of Worldwide Power Products is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® (EOY) 2015 Award in the Gulf Coast Area. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance […]

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Fascinating graphic: top sources and uses of energy in the USA in 2014

When most people are asked about where energy comes from, the most obvious sources come to mind first. Electrical power comes from a nearby generator plant, and gasoline comes from imported oil. These are the two most common sources of energy most of us know about and think we know where they are generated. However, […]

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Worldwide Power Products (WPP) Expands Engine Rebuild and Custom Packaging Services

Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 “WPP offers several different options for rebuilding equipment. We can provide certified OEM rebuilds, rebuilds with OEM parts, and rebuilds with aftermarket parts.” Worldwide Power Products (WPP) announced this week that WPP has considerably expanded its custom packaging and engine rebuild services for its customers. The expanded operations will […]

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Lights Out!: Top 5 Sporting Event Power Outages

1989 World Series Game Three Image via Flickr via David Shankbone The Loma Prieta earthquake caused significant damage to the San Francisco bay area in 1989, killing 57 people and injuring more than 4,000. Tens of thousands of baseball fans were filing into Candlestick Park as the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics were minutes […]

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Lights Out (Insert Your Hometown Here)! Reports: USA power grid fizzling out

Someone said that lightning never strikes the same place twice. That may be true, but for power outages not so much. The city of Detroit suffered its fourth power outage in five years on Dec. 2, 2014. According to news reports, the aging municipally owned and operated system suffered blackouts in 2010, 2011, 2013, and […]

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How Generators Can Save the Holiday Season

A lack of power can quickly sap the festive cheer from your holiday celebrations. Read on to discover how a generator can keep your spirits high all the way from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. Don’t Let Lights Overload Your Electrical Circuits Image via Flickr by Loozrboy Twinkling Christmas lights look lovely at this time of […]

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Ghost towns in shale plays back from the dead. Will they last?

“Ghost towns may not stay dead with oil nearby, but when energy money leaves, warmer places are likelier to survive.” I recently read an interesting article that former ghost town Helena, Texas is back from the dead thanks to the shale boom. For anyone that visits these shale plays in Texas, and similarly in North […]

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EXIM Bank Charter Renewed, for Now

The House of Representatives leadership decided not to decide, in the manner of true lame duck session. Rather than voting to extend the charter for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which was set to expire on the last day of September, instead Congress, indicating little more than a soft commitment, extended the charter […]

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6 Factors Affecting Natural Gas Prices (And 1 That’s Raising Them Now)

Impact of Weather Image via Flickr via Mike Mozart Seasonal weather, including tropical storms and hurricanes, can have a great influence on natural gas production. This supply side factor forces refineries to slow or shut down production during periods when weather events pose a threat to workers and facilities. Hurricane activity along the Gulf Coast […]

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Dual-fuel kits help reduce Eagle Ford emmissions

Texas is a large state. Everything about Texas comes super sized, including the Eagle Ford Shale Play – it is the biggest single development project in the great state of Texas. My company, Worldwide Power Products (WPP), is in Houston. As its vice president, I follow the happenings at Eagle Ford carefully. One aspect of […]

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Worldwide Power Products (WPP) Named Again to Inc. Magazine’s Top Companies

Houston, TX – September, 8 2014 – Worldwide Power Products (WPP) is a provider of power-generation equipment for industry and oil companies around the globe. For the third consecutive year, WPP announced today that it has been named to Inc. Magazines top 1,000 fastest growing private companies in the United States in 2013. Much of […]

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Shale Gas: Not Made in China

While “Made in China” may be as ubiquitous a brand as Coca Cola, shale gas exports from China, at least for now, won’t measure up like toys and footwear. With possibly the planet’s largest amount of technically recoverable shale gas resources, China has been looking forward to making a name for itself in the shale […]

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Worldwide Power Products (“WPP”), Today Announced it Has Signed a Partnership Agreement With GFS Corporation

Houston, TX, (August 05, 2014)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with GFS Corporation, a manufacturer of systems that allow large, high horsepower diesel engines to operate on a combination of natural gas and diesel fuel. Under the terms of […]

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6 Reasons Why the Global Shale Gas Boom Could Be a Blessing for the Environment

Shale Gas Has Lower Carbon Emissions Than Coal Image via Flickr by Max Phillips Shale gas isn’t usually thought of as a green alternative the way that renewables like wind and solar power are, but it’s got some serious eco-credentials. Shale gas emits around 117 pounds of carbon dioxide for every million British thermal units […]

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In Advance of the 2014 Hurricane Season, Worldwide Power Products Offers a Bonus Month’s Rental and Peace of Mind

Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today, in accordance with Hurricane Preparedness Week, announced that through June 2014, it will offer customers one bonus month in its Standby Generator Contingency Rental Program when five months are purchased. The program, which includes unlimited […]

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Six Common Types of Generators … and One That May Surprise You

Gasoline Of all the options on the list, gasoline generators are among the most common, primarily because gasoline is readily available and these generators are on the low-end of the cost scale. However, gasoline is usually unavailable during power outages, because it requires electricity to pump. Gasoline generators are available in small sizes, ideal for […]

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Worldwide Power Products of Houston, TX Builds Huge Database of New and Used Power Generation Equipment to Better Serve Customer Needs

  In addition to having hundreds of engines and generators in its own stock, Worldwide Power Products of Houston has recently assembled an expansive Global Equipment Database (GED) of new and used power generation equipment from over 200 partner suppliers worldwide to better meet the needs of their customers. By researching thousands of generator sets, […]

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Top 10 Shale Plays in the World

Dadas: Turkey The Dadas Shale is a small, but promising prospect due to its geological similarities to successful shale formations located in the US. The Dadas is located in south Turkey near Syria and contains both oil and natural gas reserves. According to a report released by the Republic of Cyprus in conjunction with the […]

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Bi-Fuel technology revolutionizes Energy Delivery

By Scott Spidle, VP of Rental and Service, Worldwide Power Products In many sectors―especially in the mining and oil and gas (O&G) industries―fuel expense for generator operation represents a significant portion of total operating costs. As diesel prices have risen over the past few decades, companies that rely upon generators have sought cost-effective alternatives. Natural […]

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Worldwide Power Products to Host Open House for Offshore Technology Conference; Demonstrate Bi-Fuel System Equipped Generator

(PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it will sponsor an Open House on May 7 at its Northwest Houston headquarters (5711 Brittmoore Rd.). The event is timed to coincide with the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which will be held May 5-8 […]

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Worldwide Power Products Debuts Oilfield Services Including Gas Generator Sizing And Well-Head Gas Analysis

(PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it is continuing to expand its roster of services for oil and gas (O&G) companies. WPP now offers an enhanced version of its generator-sizing service for oilfield locations such as drilling and pumping sites. The […]

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Fuel Polishing and Cleaning: Secrets to Diesel Generator Longevity and Performance

A byline for RigZONE by Scott Spidle Generators are an important part of the power supply chain for all oil and gas (O&G operations), from upstream applications such as well drilling and pumping operations, to refineries and other downstream producers, especially those located in remote areas. Although most operators are aware of the importance of […]

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Worldwide Power Products Helps Oil Well Operator Save Fuel Costs; Benefit the Environment by Custom-Matching a Generator to Well-Head Gas Output

For oil producers, being able to use the byproduct gas from well heads rather than flaring it (burning it uselessly) is a golden opportunity. Not only can the gas provide fuel to drive pumping operations, but gas flaring produces harmful emissions that degrade environmental quality. In 2010, the World Bank estimated that 134 billion cubic […]

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10 Biggest Shale Plays in the US

Permian: Western Texas With a natural gas production of 5 billion cubic feet per day and an oil production of 1.3 million barrels each day, Permian in western Texas is one of the larger shale plays in the United States. In fact, drilling in this area started in the 1920s. However, since the advent of […]

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Texas Earthquake Injection Wells

Injection Wells: Mysterious Cause of Texas Earthquakes or Convenient Scapegoat? During the early 1800s, a band of English craftspeople, the Luddites, formed a collective and destroyed new textile machines. They were afraid of the new technology and assumed it would deprive them of their livelihood. In such an account, fear and indignation derives from a […]

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Worldwide Power Products Invests in Natural Gas; Purchases $3.7 Million in New Generator Inventory

Houston, TX, (March 14, 2014)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP),a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it has purchased an additional $3.7 million in gas generators for its rental and sales inventory. WPP will be selling the generators out of its offices in Houston and Oklahoma City. “The demand for power generation is […]

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Fracking, Fracking Everywhere

Perhaps to defend itself against charges that its stories have lost cultural relevance, the movie industry has jumped into one of today’s most contentious issues. Yes, Hollywood has joined the great energy debate. But should we be paying attention? In the past four years, not one, but two Gasland movies have put the energy industry […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bi-Fuel and Dual-Fuel

What Bi-Fuel Is Image via Flickr by Tim Dorr A bi-fuel system uses two types of fuel, but the fuels are not mixed together during operation. The engine is capable of switching between the two so that it is always using the type of fuel most efficient for the conditions at hand. Some of these […]

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Worldwide Power Products Debuts New Fuel Tank Polishing/Cleaning Service

Houston, TX, (January 30, 2014)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it is adding fuel polishing to its list of generator and engine services. Fuel polishing is a process by which diesel fuel storage tanks can be cleaned to reduce the incidence of impurities in the […]

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Worldwide Power Products Debuts New, Nationwide Load-Bank Rental Division

Houston, TX, (January 30, 2014)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced the debut of its new Load-Bank Rental Division. The division will rent load-bank devices, nationwide, to WPP customers with a need to run their generators under full load, either for initial commissioning or periodic testing. “Load-bank testing […]

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Let’s Make 2014 the Year of Education

Over the holidays, I received a newsletter from one of the companies in our industry, and among the normal details of oil and gas prices, procurement news, and other related items, I found a link to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Education at a Glance 2013: OECD Indicators. This yearly publication examines […]

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6 Surprising Global Benefits of the Shale Boom

It’s Boosting the Worldwide Economy Image via Flickr by roger4336 The massive oil and gas reserves freed for consumption by the new techniques of fracking could soon account for 12 percent of global production. This, in turn, could drive oil prices down by as much as 40 percent. The typical consumer rarely realizes how much […]

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Tier I Marine Engines Gain New Life and Emissions Compliance with WPP’ Engine Upgrade Program

Houston, TX, (January 9, 2014)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it is rebuilding Tier I engines to meet Tier II hazardous emissions standards, making them compliant with leading offshore certifications. WPP has already closed deals in Dubai and Singapore for these newly rebuilt engines and is offering […]

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The Lure of Industrial Recycling

When most of us think of recycling, we think of plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Consumer and business recycling has slowly picked up steam in recent years as the materials have become more valuable. Recycling (better known as re-manufacturing) is becoming increasingly common on an industrial scale, as well. Machinery-and the metal with which it […]

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Worldwide Power Products Renews Commitment to Bridges To Life

Houston, TX, (December 23, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP),  a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced that in 2014 it will continue its sponsorship of Bridges To Life (BTL). BTL is an innovative, highly successful program that partners victims with individuals who have been incarcerated for violent crimes to reduce offender rates […]

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WPP Enhances Rental Generator Program to Accommodate Strong Demand; Implements New Rental Management System

Houston, TX, (December 19, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it has further enhanced its rental generator program with more available models and a custom software platform developed by AssetOptics. The solution integrates WPP’s asset management application with Salesforce CRM, driving a high-performance business process to ensure […]

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Germany’s Phase-Out of Nuclear Power Plants: What Does It Mean for You?

Quick question: What did the light bulb say to the generator? “I really get a charge out of you!” This joke may be old, but its kernel of truth makes it a winner, no matter what. I came across it recently on the same day that I read an article about Germany’s phasing out of its […]

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Worldwide Power Products Confirms Major Support for Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival; Will Sponsor VIP Tent at Event

Houston, TX, (November 22, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it will be sponsoring the VIP Tent at the Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival, scheduled for November 23-24, 2013. The free event spotlights the creative performance of live street painting and raises critical funds to support […]

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Of Diamonds and Ships and Engines…and Love

In 1953, when Marilyn Monroe sang, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” she only confirmed what a lot of couples already believed―that diamonds are a valuable symbol of love. However, diamonds didn’t always symbolize such devotion. Certainly, they were popular with monarchs and other royal figures prior to the mid-1800s, because they were very rare. […]

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Leadership Lessons from the Parable of T-Mac

With the NBA season starting back up, I read an article by sports writer Bill Simmons about Tracy McGrady, or T-Mac, written right after the player retired in late August, 2013. In the article, he explored and analyzed the career of T-Mac, which he lamented as a wasted opportunity for a really, really great technical […]

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WPP Implements Integrated Solution to Enhance Customer Service and Workflow Management in Its Service Department

Houston, TX, (November 4, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it has deployed a new, expertly-configured solution that will unify, coordinate and provide visibility into the processes and activities surrounding its Service offering. Delivered by software company Asset Optics, the computerized system will increase departmental operating efficiencies, […]

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Industrial Generator Sizing

Choosing the most advantageous size for industrial generators is not simply a budgetary matter of initial cost. Making the most appropriate choice for your needs can be a crucial consideration. The choices to be made include variables such as primary power supply or backup power, natural gas or diesel power, single-phase, three-phase, kW, or KVA. […]

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Choosing the Right Industrial Generator

Anybody can go out and buy an industrial generator. However, matching up the right generator to the demands and needs of a facility can be another story entirely. In fact, proper industrial generator selection is one of the most critical elements of such a purchase. The bottom line remains the same regardless of brand or […]

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Industrial Generator Training

Industrial generators are highly specialized pieces of equipment. Individuals who work with them on a regular basis should have adequate training to properly evaluate the condition of the machine, as well as have the knowledge and expertise to fix any problems they find. Generators built for industrial use are normally powered by natural gas or […]

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Powerful Generators and Sizing Guide

Generators come with different size engines and are used as an alternative source of electricity for both residential and commercial properties. The generator comes in different sizes, from small to very large (industrial size). It is very important to select the right size generator, because choosing one too small may harm those appliances and devices […]

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Types of Industrial Generators

Industrial generators are very different from residential models. These generators must withstand extreme usage for extended periods in less than ideal conditions. While sizes range from 20 kW to 2500 kW in output from 150 hp to 4000 hp engines, the types of industrial generators also vary. You do need to select the right type […]

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Factors to Consider When Buying Industrial Generator Sets

If you are in the market for industrial generator sets, you have come to the right place as you can buy new and used equipment. There is a wide variety of major brands to choose from, including Caterpillar and Cummins. When you are making a buying decision, you need to determine your power generation needs […]

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Industrial generator safety

With a business, it is important to keep safety at the forefront of your concerns. This is crucial for a number of reasons to keep people safe and reduce expenses. There are a few safety tips that you should keep in mind when maintaining your generator. Selecting the Right Generator Using a generator that is […]

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Large Scale Industrial Generators and How They Work

When it comes to long-term reliable service, industrial generators have no rival. The near constant ability to stay active despite power failures and major systematic errors is impressive. Manufacturing plants inherently rely on the wide functionality of these generators to keep their business lively and productive. There are many different types of engines in generators […]

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Basic Safety for Industrial Generators

Whether this is your first rodeo or you’ve installed dozens of industrial generators before, it’s important to put safety first. If you’ve never installed a generator before, then consider this a primer on basic safety. Otherwise, consider it a refresher course. Think Back to Shop Class A lot of the most basic generator installation safety […]

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How Do Generators Work?

Anyone who has experienced a power outage knows how useful generators can be to keep home lighting and appliances running or business equipment operational. Generators can be used for backup power during outages or as temporary power where electricity isn’t available, such as a campsite or temporary worksite. They burn fuel to produce electrical energy […]

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Top Priority: Industrial Generator Maintenance

The primary responsibilities of industrial generator maintenance contractors are to maintain records, learn the manufacturer’s technical information, inspect the engines and systems, and take the manufacturer’s suggested precautionary safety measures. There are steps to take while carrying out scheduled maintenance to ensure reliable generator operation, including: Removing worn out parts Upgrading components as necessary Checking fluid […]

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Make The Most Of Industrial Generator Controls

Generators are an important part of the industrial world. They can be portable or stationary and are designed to provide a significant amount of power in order to run engines and various machines inside of industrial operations. Generator sets can range anywhere from 20 kW to 2500 kW, thus are able to meet the needs […]

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Industrial Generator Accessories

If you have an industrial generator or a large engine of some kind that you need for your industry, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the accessories that can be used for these expensive and important pieces of equipment. Whether it’s made by respected brands like Caterpillar or Cummins or the generators run […]

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New Generator Developments Spur Interesting Opportunities

I saw an article recently about a breakthrough from Disney Research(with school-age children at home I spend a lot of time on all-things Disney), where they have engineered generators out of paper. These ingenious inventions generate electricity with friction, in the same way that industrial generators do. In this case, the friction comes from common […]

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United Dredging Company Procures Marine Engine through Worldwide Power Products; CEO Says Deal Was Initiated Faster than Competitors Could Even Respond

Houston, TX, (October 09, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced that WPP has delivered a rebuilt Caterpillar 3412 Marine Engine to United Dredging Company, enabling the firm’s vessel UDC Blue to resume dredging operations. The purchaser, a Kingdom of Bahrain-based enterprise specializing in dredging, reclamation and stockpiling of […]

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Worldwide Power Products Launches Comprehensive New Website Designed to Help Firms Power On

Houston, TX, (October 2, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment providerto industrial clients worldwide, today announced the debut of its new company website. WPP restructured and optimized the site to make it even easier for those seeking power-generation equipment, accessories and services to find the information they need, quickly and effortlessly. “Ensuring our customers […]

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The Government Has Shut Down…Now What? Power On!

At midnight, September 30, as many political experts predicted, the U.S. government started a partial shutdown of its operations. Nonessential employees woke up to the realization they are will be placed on an unannounced, non-specific furlough. In addition to this, things are getting interesting (and not in a good way) in some European nations, now. […]

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Worldwide Power Products Signs Partnership Agreement with HIPOWER SYSTEMS; Becomes Authorized Texas Distributor for Standby Backup Generators

Houston, TX, (September 27, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with HIPOWER SYSTEMS®, a manufacturer of power-generation and power-distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada. Under the terms of the agreement, WPP will be the sole authorized Texas distributor […]

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Worldwide Power Products Named Houston’s 11th Fastest-Growing Private Company by the Houston Business Journal

Houston, TX, (September 16, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products, a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it is ranked No. 11 on the prestigious Fast 100 list just released by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ). HBJ announced the rankings of Houston’s fastest-growing private companies at an awards luncheon held September 6, 2013, […]

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Worldwide Power Products Moves into New Brittmoore Facility; Outgrows Four Locations in Five Years

Houston, TX, (August 29, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to commercial and industrial clients worldwide, today announced it has relocated its world headquarters to a new, 36,000 square-foot (sf) operations facility at 5711 Brittmoore Road in Houston, Texas. Sited at the intersection of Brittmoore and Tanner roads in west Houston’s thriving Energy […]

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Worldwide Power Products Expands Rental Product Line to Include Natural Gas Engines; Helps Operators in Rural Locations Secure Continuous Power; Eliminate Diesel Fuel Expense

Houston, TX, (August 26, 2013)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today debuted a rental program for its inventory of highly efficient used and rebuilt natural gas generator sets, including a number of rebuilt gas compression engines. WPP’s natural gas rental and purchase solutions offer operators considerable savings […]

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Worldwide Power Products Breaks into the Inc. 500 | Ranks No. 458 on 2013 Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies; No. 6 in Houston

Houston, TX, (August 21, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it was ranked No. 458 on Inc. magazine’s 32nd annual Inc. 500 list — an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  WPP was ranked No. 6 on the list for the Houston area. […]

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Ample Financial Savings Make Power Generators Savvy Investments

Power failures occur regularly and are not only inconvenient, but costly. Electricity problems, including outages and fluctuations, cause billions of dollars in losses across the US each year. In order to avoid financial consequences, businesses must maintain a steady supply of energy. Power generators are commonly owned and used by both individuals and businesses that […]

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Benefits of New and Used Generators

When shopping for a generator, it is important to keep in mind the many different options that are available. Knowledge of the wide array of products on the market can be invaluable to you, the buyer, ensuring that the generator you decide to purchase will fulfill your needs and fit your budget. One decision that […]

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Extending Rig life

Roughly 75% of rigs currently in-use have the potential for an extended lifetime through upgrades. By improving a rig’s power and control systems, its drilling performance, as well as, general operation, can be increased dramatically. Anyone in the industry is likely familiar with the frustration of an old or busted rig. Like relying on a […]

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Advancements in Diesel Generator Sets and Diesel Engines

Surely most people have learned about the industrial revolution at some point in their education. One of the most substantial births of this era in American history was the steam engine, and as such an innovation undoubtedly paved the way for further industrial innovations, we now have the luxury of even greater advancements. These innovations […]

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Shale Boom and the Development of Modern Economy

In case you have not yet heard about the recent shale boom in the Niobrara region of the country, which touches in seven different states, it is perhaps the most recent oil-related hot spot in a string of newsworthy oil endeavors in the United States. Comparatively speaking, we are not known for our abundance of […]

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Environmental Development Partners, LLC Ensures Continuity of Water and Wastewater Treatment Supply with Worldwide Power Products

Environmental Development Partners, LLC (EDP), a contract operator of water and wastewater facilities, knows that providing water and sewer service to the communities they serve is mission critical. In the event of a power outage, pumping stations and other infrastructure rely on standby generators. EDP also recognizes that a professional maintenance program must be followed […]

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Disaster Preparedness: Tips For Your Startup

As published on Forbes.com For a startup owner or busy entrepreneur, it’s easy to focus on growing the business and postpone planning for business disruptions – or even worse, disasters – until “things are caught up.” According to the 2013 Small Business Disaster Survey, 74% of small business owners don’t have a disaster recovery plan for their […]

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Time to Prepare for the Upcoming Deepwater Drilling Explosion is Now!

Shale drilling may be the current buzz, but deepwater drilling is quietly recovering from the Macondo spill with explosive growth. As you may remember, the 2010 Macondo disaster in the Gulf of Mexico caused deepwater drilling to take a nosedive. Recent studies show that drilling is on the upswing and things are going to keep […]

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Worldwide Power Products Arranges Expedited Delivery of Kato Generator End to Leading Oilfield Services Firm Ensign International Energy Services

Houston, TX, (July 31, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it recently procured-and delivered on a rush basis-a 600V Kato 6P6-3300 generator end for Ensign International Energy Services Pty Ltd (EIES), a proprietary limited company owned by Alberta, Canada-based Ensign Entergy Services (EES). EIES approached WPP after failure of […]

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Worldwide Power Products Announces Strategic Partnership with Northstar Recovery Services; Attains Registered Vendor Status

Houston, TX, (July 22, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to commercial and industrial clients worldwide, today announced it has solidified a partnership with disaster recovery firm Northstar Recovery Services. After Hurricane Sandy, Northstar was a pivotal player in bringing relief to businesses in the stricken region, including providing emergency power generators from WPP’s […]

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Worldwide Power Products Announces Purchase of Manufacturer-Rebuilt Gas Compression Engines; Expands Selection for Oil & Gas Industry Clients

Houston TX (June 28, 2013) Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it is expanding its selection of gas engines to include several refurbished Waukesha gas compression engines. The rebuilt Waukesha 9390 GSI units that WPP is purchasing have been factory refurbished to manufacturer’s specifications and fully inspected. A […]

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Worldwide Power Products Expands Its Rental Generator Inventory by $1 Million to Support Its Hurricane Season Response Program

Houston TX (June 20, 2013) Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it has expanded its rental fleet of portable generators by more than $1 million. WPP’s increased commitment to the rental market will enable the company to support more customers with emergency power generation in advance of a […]

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The Shale Boom and the Likely Shift in the Global Balance of Power

The shale boom will primarily benefit democratic countries such as the United States, which has large shale reserves. Europe has been slower to adopt the processes needed to extract oil and gas from shale economically. Overview Oil shale is a sedimentary rock that contains kerogen, a mixture of organic compounds from which oil can be […]

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Worldwide Power Products to Offer More 50 Hz Generators for Sale in Conjunction with International Expansion Program

Houston, TX, (May 31, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it is growing its inventory of generators and engines that operate at 50 Hz, the frequency most commonly used outside the US. This expansion will enable WPP to meet increasing international demand for its products and support […]

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Choosing The Right Generator For Your Drilling Rig

There is a seemingly endless amount of drilling rigs and compatible generators. For each combination, there seems to be an equal amount of diverse and far-off oil fields to drill. Naturally, the mix-match nature of drilling rigs, drilling rig generators and oil fields can leave some of us in the industry, even seasoned experts, completely […]

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Worldwide Power Products Named “Winner of Distinction” by the Houston Better Business Bureau Education Foundation

Houston, TX, (May 16, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced that the Houston Better Business Bureau (BBB) Education Foundation has honored it with a “Winners of Distinction” award for the second year in a row. Winners of Distinction is an award of excellence given to BBB accredited businesses and […]

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Are Your Generators Ready For Summer, High Temperatures And Rolling Blackouts?

Many companies, or other organizations that have facilities of basically any size, surely know how brutal the summer months can be with power outages and rolling blackouts. Just as the same issues during the winter were fading from your memory, now you have to worry about the high temperatures and sweltering heat of summer causing […]

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Worldwide Power Products Completes Successful Emergency Maintenance Intervention for Cushman & Wakefield of Texas; Provides “Very Professional” Service

Houston, TX, (April 25, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced its service team successfully completed an emergency problem-resolution project for a Cushman & Wakefield of Texas-managed property. When a mission-critical backup generator at the property failed unexpectedly, the WPP service team stepped in, diagnosed the issue and […]

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Bi-Fuel – Get Your Green On!

It may sound like a big cliché for me to say, however, now really is an exciting time to be involved with generators and engines. I say this with only the up-most sincerity knowing full well that the current trend of generators could continue on its current trend of more conventional diesel models. However, there […]

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Worldwide Power Products Purchases Grand Champion Market Goat “Eli” at Livestock Fair; Supports FFA Project that Encourages Personal Growth and Development of Area Youth

Houston, TX, (April 18, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it has purchased the Grand Champion market goat at the 19th Annual Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (Cy-Fair ISD) Livestock Show and Sale. The 104-pound Boer goat, whose name is Eli, was raised by Cypress Ranch High School freshman Clay […]

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Worldwide Power Products Expands Latin American Footprint; Develops Equipment Sales Network to Support Global and Local Businesses

Houston, TX, (April 11, 2013) – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it is developing a sales platform in several new locations in Latin America. WPP will focus initially on Mexico, Brazil and Argentina, with later plans to expand to Colombia, Venezuela, Chile and Peru. Last quarter, WPP named […]

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Risky Business not having a Back – Up Generator

Humans are naturally good at being humans, which is why it never ceases to amaze me at how bad we are at planning ahead. There is perhaps no better example than not having an on-site back-up generator. Storing such a generator for an emergency is something that doesn’t really take much time or effort, and […]

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The Growth In Argentina Is Exploding!

In a country emerging as a large oil and gas producer, there is undoubtedly a need for energy. In the case of Argentina, there is no difference. The country’s shale plays have tremendous potential for companies to expand, businesses to start-up, and for investors to prosper. At Worldwide Power Products, as a company, we are […]

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UFOs at Eagle Ford Shale ??

For those that haven’t heard the buzz about UFO sightings in the Eagle Ford Shale drilling area, it has created quite a stir among residents and alien enthusiasts alike. Personally, I find the thought of a UFO to be fun, of course that could change pretty quickly if I come face-to-face with one. From what […]

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In Advance of the 2013 Hurricane Season, Worldwide Power Products Offers Emergency Generator Rental Customers a Free Month’s Peace of Mind

Houston, TX, (March 14, 2013)-Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced that through May 31, 2013, it will offer customers one free month in its Standby Generator Rental Program when five months are purchased. The program, which includes unlimited hours of emergency use for a competitive monthly fee, is designed […]

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Back Up Power Generation: Are You Ready?

I cannot stress the importance of having a proper power generator on standby in case of emergency. A back-up diesel generator or back-up natural gas generator is critical in a number of circumstances when there is an emergency loss of power. With Hurricane Season rapidly approaching this summer, the necessity of having portable standby generators on-hand […]

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The Next Boom Town !?!

Admittedly, I am not a fortune-teller, but I do honestly believe that Cline Shale has the potential to create a boom-town atmosphere in the Midland region. It may be easy for just about anyone to say such a thing of an oil play, however, the Cline Shale area truly holds something special. It sits more […]

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Worldwide Power Products’ Generators Provide Construction Materials Firm with Essential After-Hours Capabilities; Firm Experiences 30% Increase in Production Capacity

February 19, 2013 – Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced the supply of two generators to TopLine Materials, a high quality construction materials producer and impact enterprise in Source-Matelas, Haiti. The generators will be used to power well pumps during non-business hours, allowing TopLine to refill their water ponds […]

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Worldwide Power Products Announces New Options for Harnessing Energy from Oil Well Natural Gas By-Product

(February 8, 2013). Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced two money-saving options for oilfield operators that currently burn off natural gas by-product through flaring. WPP’s alternatives allow operators to harness this free fuel resource to power their generators. “We frequently hear from oil drilling companies that want […]

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Worldwide Power Products Launches Agent Program to Reach International Customers; Hires Director of Latin American Operations

Houston, TX, (January 3, 2013) Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it has launched a new program designed to provide on-the-ground, dedicated sales and service to its growing list of international customers. WPP is launching the program first in Latin America, where Marcello Lo Cicero will serve as […]

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Inadequate Power Generation – The Nigerian Power Sector

For the last several decades, the Nigerian power supply has been an ongoing issue. Over this time, excessive amounts of time, effort, and most notably, money have been spent to secure an adequate power supply to Nigeria. However, unsuccessful governmental policies, among other failures, have fallen in the way of installing effective energy sources and […]

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Worldwide Power Products Offers Voice of Reason in Debate over Gas Station Generator-Requirement Legislation

Houston, TX, ( December 20, 2013) — Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today offered a compromise in the hotly contested public debate over whether or not New York and New Jersey gas stations should be required to purchase and maintain emergency generators. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Congressional representatives […]

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As Phase-in of Tier 4 Emissions Standard Kicks into High Gear, Worldwide Power Products Urges Generator Users to Plan Ahead

Houston, TX, (November 27, 2012)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today predicted that demand for used and surplus new generators will soon skyrocket as a result of stipulations in the EPA’s Tier 4 emissions standard. The standard is part of a federally mandated effort to reduce emissions of particulate matter […]

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Worldwide Power Products Announces 82-Point Maintenance Service Designed to Extend Generator Life; Reduce Incidence of Costly Repairs

Houston, TX, (November 16, 2012)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced its on-site generator maintenance and testing service. WPP offers this service not only to purchasers of its new surplus and used generators, but also to any generator owner that wants to maximize the value of its investment and increase […]

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Worldwide Power Products is a Best Place to Work

Here at Worldwide Power Products (WPP), we normally reserve our blog posts for  specific and equally beneficial topics relating to our industry. However, this time we are celebrating a special occasion in our company and would like to share it with all of our followers. Recently, the Houston Business Journal included WPP as #23 on […]

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Power Behind the Marine Transportation Industry

Behind most large vessels, there is at least one diesel generator providing the power needed to operate the boat. These generators offer backup power to large ships when they cannot get shore power, when the main power goes out, or in other situations where power is needed. While marine generators may have the same diesel […]

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Worldwide Power Products Names John Agnes to Manage Worldwide Power Products’ Service Division

Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, has named John Agnes to the position of Service Manager. In this capacity, Agnes will manage WPP’s rapidly growing Service Division and the team that supports it. Agnes will be hands-on in all aspects, from developing WPP’s service clientele to supervising activity in the division […]

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Worldwide Power Products Named to Houston’s “Best Places to Work” List by Houston Business Journal

Houston, TX, (September 6, 2012)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced the Houston Business Journal has named WPP to its 2012 list of Houston’s Best Places to Work. The annual list ranks Houston businesses in four categories based on size. WPP was honored in the Houston-Based Company with 10-100 Employees category. “Coming on […]

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The Role of Generators in Mining Chilean Copper

While other minerals like gold, silver, and aluminum are also mined in Chile, copper is the main attraction.While other minerals like gold, silver, and aluminum are also mined in Chile, copper is the main attraction.

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Worldwide Power Products Ranked Among “Top Ten” in Houston on List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 500|5000

Houston, TX, Aug. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine today ranked Worldwide Power Products (WPP) a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, number 620 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the […]

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Worldwide Power Products Offers “Budget Billing” Contingency Generator Rental Program; Guarantees Power for Peak of Hurricane Season and Beyond

(PRWEB) August 16, 2012 Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today formally announced its Contingency Generator Rental Program, which features a unique billing structure designed to help companies plan for the cost of disruptive weather events. Unlike most generator rental companies, which increase their rates by as much as three […]

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Shale Flares Heat Up Natural Gas Production, But Not For Long

Tension between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the oil industry is decreasing as air emissions and flares from shale oil reserves come under regulation. While the EPA gives companies until January of 2015 to fully comply with the new regulations, gas and oil companies have to start changing their ways now to meet that […]

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Eurozone and the US Economy

In an election year, news coverage focuses mostly on local and national politics so it can be hard to follow world news. Since the 2008 financial crisis, however, smaller European countries including Greece and Ireland, as well as major Euro players like Spain and Italy have been struggling to stay afloat. Now the Eurozone is […]

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Shale Energy and the Development of the Modern Economy

In a June 2009 Energy Information Administration study, nearly two-thirds of American oil was imported from overseas. Alaska contributed just 11 percent of domestic oil, with various oil fields in the continental U.S. supplying the rest. Just three years later in 2012, the U.S. is producing 38% of its own oil domestically, and taking measures […]

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Worldwide Power Products Helps Galveston County, Texas Become Permanently “Storm Ready”

Houston, TX, (July 23, 2012)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced that it provided 14 natural gas generators for an emergency, stand-by power project for water and sanitary sewer providers in Galveston County Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs). The project was initiated to curtail the possibility that MUD residents—whose […]

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Worldwide Power Products Taps Former Southwest Water Company Director Scott Spidle to Lead New Rental and Service Division

Houston, TX, (June 26, 2012)—Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, has named Scott Spidle its Vice President of Rental and Service. In that capacity, Spidle will oversee WPP’s rental fleet and the generator service team that supports it. He will also be heavily involved in developing new business for […]

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Worldwide Power Products Rushes Power to Mid-Atlantic States Affected by Weekend Storms and Massive Power Outages

Worldwide Power Products (WPP) shipped six generators to customers in New Jersey and Virginia, two states heavily affected by the violent weekend storms that left more than three million without power. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2012 Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, this morning shipped six generators to customers in […]

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Cost of Diesel and Natural Gas Generators

When planning to purchase or to rent a generator for your business, the kind of fuel that the generator uses–typically natural gas or diesel–may not be your primary consideration. If you’re ordering a generator because a storm is imminent and you need to know that you’ll have the power you rely on to do business, […]

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Hurricane Preparation 2012: Develop a Plan, Save Money

The Atlantic hurricane season kicked off on June 1 and continues through the end of 2012, with the potential to affect the Caribbean, southeast and northeast United States. While the season thus far is quiet–and is forecast to be a less active hurricane season than 2011–it’s always a great time to make sure your business […]

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Worldwide Power Products Ramps Up Rental Program to Meet Customer Demand for Prompt, Available Power

Houston, TX, (June 14, 2012)–Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider for industrial clients worldwide, today announced it has completed the expansion of its generator rental division. The firm now features a fully searchable database of available, single- and three-phase units ranging from 30kW to 2000kW. Unlike many rental companies that keep an inventory of generators specifically […]

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Ultimate Flexibility for Emergencies and Opportunities: A Resource for Small Companies

Recently, a small drilling company contacted Worldwide Power Products (WPP) seeking to replace a diesel generator quickly. The company had experienced a generator failure on one of its natural-gas drilling rigs, and ordering a new, replacement generator from Caterpillar would take six months. All the firm’s other rigs were in operation, so switching out rigs wasn’t an […]

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Worldwide Power Products Delivers Replacement Engine to Nicklos Drilling in Record Time

Houston, TX, (April 17, 2012) — Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced that Nicklos Drilling selected Worldwide Power Products for emergency replacement of a drilling rig generator. WPP identified a match to Nicklos Drilling’s specifications and shipped it immediately, enabling the contract drilling firm to have it […]

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Entrepreneurs’ Organization Houston Announces 2012 “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award Winner

March 14, 2012 (Houston, TX) – Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Houston has announced Will Perry,Founder and CEO of Worldwide Power Products, as the winner of the 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year award. Perry was selected by his peers, who voted for the chapter member who exemplifies the qualities of a great entrepreneur. wide Power Products, a power generation […]

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Will Perry, President of WPP, earned his spot on the Houston Business Journal’s Prestigious Top 40 Under 40 List

Will Perry President Worldwide Power Products LLC Will Perry started his power generation company out of a spare bedroom in 2008. In 2011, the company had $25 million in revenue and 16 full-time employees, and this year Forbes recognized it as one of “America’s 100 Most-Promising Companies.” His goal is to achieve $50 million in […]

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Worldwide Power Products Makes Strides in the Rental Market

Worldwide Power Products has quickly become one of the most trusted names in the power generation sales market, but for customers who require lower costs and less upkeep, WPP can meet that need with the quality rental products and service provided by the company’s new rental division. The team at Worldwide Power Products (WPP) has […]

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Worldwide Power Named to Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies

Houston, TX, (December 1, 2011) — Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced that it has been named to Forbes’ first annual America’s Most Promising Companies (AMPC) list available at www.Forbes.com/ampc and in the December 19 issue of Forbes magazine. “We’re honored to be recognized by Forbes, one of the most […]

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Preventative Maintenance Keeps Your Generator Working

Everyone who either owns an electrical generator or is considering purchasing one surely recognizes the value of an uninterrupted power supply. Indeed, the purpose of a power generator is to ensure that its owner is never left without a reliable source of electricity. Generators are extremely durable; however, like all complex machines, they require a […]

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Worldwide Power Products Makes Available Portable Generators to Help the East Coast After Hurricane Irene

“Worldwide Power Products announced in a statement this morning that it is prepared for and has available portable power modules to help the East Coast of the United States with their emergency backup power requirements due to Hurricane Irene.” David Vennie, Vice President of the industrial power equipment provider, says it has a total of […]

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What is a Generator?: The Blueprint for Power

It is safe to assume that nearly everyone in this day and age is familiar with the term “generator” and that most of them have a basic idea of a generator’s function. However, a large majority of people have never actually used a generator or even seen one. If you are a part of this […]

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Hurricane Preparedness: Protection Provided by Power Generators

Seventy percent of all power outages are caused by inclement weather. There is no time to be more wary of this than during hurricane season. The erratic and powerful winds, flooding and lightning that accompany hurricanes put homes, businesses and entire communities at great risks for power failures. The loss of electricity during a natural […]

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Worldwide Power Products Makes Savvy, Impactful Hire

“Worldwide Power Products is thrilled to announce the hiring of Dave Vennie. Vennie hails from Minneapolis, where he served as the Central Region Sales Representative for Caterpillar’s electric power division, overseeing dealers in ten different states. He will now apply his experience and expertise to his new position of Vice President of Sales and Engineering […]

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Worldwide Power Products Makes Available Portable Power Units to Help in Japan

“Worldwide Power Products said in a statement today that it is prepared for and has available portable power modules to help Japan with their emergency backup power requirements due to Friday’s earthquake.” Will Perry, President of the industrial power equipment provider, says it has a total of over 20 megawatts of large portable Caterpillar power […]

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Worldwide Power Products Spends Big on Increased Inventory

“Worldwide Power Products (“WPP”) announced today that it will be substantially increasing its inventory of power generators and power generation equipment.” During this quarter, the company will be investing millions of dollars more in its store of products than it has in the past. This vast inventory will include both new equipment and low-hour used […]

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Worldwide Power Products is rapidly expanding its facilities, inventory, and team.

“Worldwide Power Products has recently moved into a new warehouse facility enabling the company to provide its customers with an expanded fleet of new and used diesel and natural gas industrial engines and generator sets to the industrial, petroleum, and marine industries. The new facility has 15,000 square feet of warehouse and office space as […]

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