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Critical Power

Wherever and Whenever You Need It

Delivering safe, reliable generator solutions from Victoria covering all of Vancouver Island, and the whole North Coast into Haida Gwaii and the BC Coast


We specialize in the production of Prime power generator packages.

Our Techs are certified for any kind of power generation including control switchgear and parallelling systems.

We do maintenance programs for all the hospitals from Parksville to North End of Vancouver Island and West Coast Vancouver Island we do the airports for Campbell River, Comox and Port Hardy.

Our employees have years of experience as much as 28 years in power generation and other ones 25 and another one 15 down years of experience on down. That’s a lot of experience.


The question really should be “Why NOT Discovery Diesel Electric?” With over 40 years in the business of Power Generation we are respected throughout the industry, DDE has built its success through expertise, integrity and innovation in providing Simply put, we…

Having worked with engineering consultants, contractors, owners and property managers all up and down the Coast, we have experience with a wide variety of project sizes and types, serving a multitude of industries and market segments.

You can find our mark of excellence in markets such as:

  • Commercial
  • Data & Telecommunication
  • Financial
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Residential & High Rise
  • Government & Infrastructure
  • Oil & Gas
  • Emergency Services

Howard prides himself on being pretty picky and with his 40 years in the business, he knows what works best.

“We have our own paint booth paint and have our own painters and structural work and everything is done in house.

We like to use local businesses like ‘Shop Coastal Welding’ they do all our enclosures and we use a local powder coat company ‘Billy Powder Coat’ for all our powder coating.
Whatever we can do we like supporting local companies and use them whenever we can, but we are always looking for the best and sometimes we just have to go outside the community to find the talent we need to ensure the best possible power solution.”