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Cummins Standby Generators

Quiet-running Cummins Standby Generators
Custom build power generation packages
Rentals Generators, short & long term
Alternate power, we build, install, maintain

Standby Power for Your Home

When the power goes down?

When everyone else goes dark you can rely on the ever-dependable, quiet-running quality of Cummins Standby Generators.

Protecting your family and home from potential catastrophic power failures just became a whole lot easier and more affordable.
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Custom Power Packages

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Michelle Pfeiffer’s Cabin

Discovery Diesel manufactures diesel and gas generator sets in-house and can custom build units to suit a customer’s specific needs. Our specialty is 5 kilowatt to 1 megawatt power generation systems. Discovery Diesel is also a certified Onan (Cummins) dealer. We design and package our own state-of-the-art control systems for power generation. All of our units are prime power units, meaning your power generation needs will be met 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Some of our typical installations include custom power generation systems for home, business, industrial aquaculture & fish farms, greenhouses & nurseries, forestry, industrial generator sets and trailer & camp power stations. – And sometimes we even supply power to the stars.. read more

We provide power generating solutions with unequaled services.
Our engines, switchgear/transfer switches, PLC’s and MCC’s are the industry’s best and our experience and technical expertise is what separate us from the ‘competition.’

Custom Power Generation Packages

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We carry an extensive rental inventory of high quality, PLUG-N-GO power generating equipment.

Having the largest rental fleet of large, mobile generator packages on Vancouver Island, means we have power to go!
Our trailerized rental units range from 30 kilowatts to 500 kilowatts with a full range of voltages from 120 volts to 4160 volts. All trailer units are ready for delivery either through customer-arranged delivery or we can deliver, connect, install, commission and train on-site personnel. Short or long term, we can meet your needs. read more..

Seasonal Demands, Power Outages, Planned Maintenance

Power up with Discovery Diesel Electric! Whatever your challenge, we deliver the reliable temporary power solution that keeps your world moving.

Power Generation Rental Packages

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Alternative power generating solutions, equipment & maintenance

As the world changes so do the energy demands. We are keeping pace with alternate energy. We build, install and maintain quality solar inverter systems.
Our services include: site evaluation, equipment capability vs. expectations, solar installation, battery supply and packaging, system set-up and customer training with on-going support. read  more..

Clean, Renewable, Reliable Power

Go Green with Discovery Diesel Electric! Whatever your challenge, we deliver the reliable Alternative power solution that keeps your world moving.

Diesel Power Generation

Commercial Industrial Solutions

From the inception of your project…to installation…to follow-through, since 1980, Discovery Diesel Electric Ltd. Has been a Power Generation leader, supplying all kinds of reliable power for customers around the BC Coastal Region.

Residential/Commercial Solutions

Reliable standby and prime power systems can benefit both your home and your business in a myriad of ways. These systems not only protect you from the serious consequences of losing power, it also pays for itself in as little as one outage.

Maintenance Packages

We service all of Vancouver Island and parts of the mainland, as well as all the BC coast including the Queen Charlotte Islands. Residential and commercial operations, resort properties, logging camps, fishing camps, remote cottages & hospitals and airports.