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Dispelling Generator Misconceptions

Generators, despite what some might think, are not plug and play. It’s true that most manufacturers follow international rating standards as it pertains to a generator’s performance parameters. Small variations by manufacturers, however, can cause confusion and ultimately an underperforming generator. These three areas need to be carefully understood as you consider […]

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PPG’s Anchorage Team Helps Longtime Customer Keep Cruise Schedule

A dedicated team of techs from Pacific Power Group’s Anchorage office were deep into preseason engine maintenance on one of two day-cruise vessels Phillips Cruises & Tours operates out of Whittier, Alaska, when the M/V Klondike Express returned to port with a faulty injector. The Klondike Express had finished the first cruise […]

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Recognized for Work on 2017 Significant Boats

MTU powered vessels

WorkBoat magazine each year recognizes ten newly built commercial vessels as Significant Boats of the year for standing out as models for the industry. Tug boats dominated the voting in 2017 with five capturing slots in the top 10. Even more impressive is that MTU powered three of the winners and Pacific […]

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Pacific Power Group Welcomes New VP of Marine Divison

Pacific Power Group (PPG) is pleased to announce a new addition to our Marine Division. Our organization has been seeking out the right leader to help expand our commitment to shareholders, employees, and customers. After a lengthy search, Doug Schwedland has joined the PPG team as Vice President, Marine as of December. […]

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A Final Farewell to Long-Time Customer Zidell Marine

Nearly a year ago, Jay Zidell, President of Zidell Marine Corporation (ZMC), announced that their family-owned company would cease work at its SW Portland shipyard after the launch of its last ship, a tank barge under construction for Harley Marine. Pacific Power Group has had a long-time relationship with Zidell, most recently […]

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New Allison Transmissions Study Shows 5% Better Fuel Economy

A recent study from Allison Transmission shows better fuel economy when compared to an identical truck equipped with an Eaton Procision® transmission. A certified, third-party fuel economy testing facility tested the Allison 2500 SeriesTM automatic with FuelSense® technology against an equally-spec’d truck with an Eaton Procision dual clutch transmission (DCT) and found […]

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