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The Reasons Why the Genset Fails to Start

Preventive maintenance is very important to prevent failures on the genset functioning. However, an unexpected failure can happen for several reasons. Below we present the main reasons why the genset fails to start: Battery failureMost of the failures on the genset startup are related to the battery. A significant percentage of this fault is due to the accumulation of lead sulfate in the battery plates which ends up by disabling them. The purchase of a battery without maintenance it is [...]

Kick Energy 2019

Kick Energy 2019 – The kick-off to another year full of energy

Last January 7th, Grupel celebrated 43 years together with the Grupelian family and took advantage of this day to throw the “dices” for 2019 in the event Kick Energy 2019. This event, named Kick Energy 2019, had the purpose to present the strategies and goals for 2019, where each department responsible describes the results achieved in 2018 and goals to reach in the next years. The opening of the event happened with a speech from Eng. Marco Santos, CEO of Grupel with [...]

Five Stars Energy
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Five Stars Energy, for the second consecutive year

The Portuguese elected once more Grupel as the best brand in the category “Diesel Generators” in Portugal. In 2018 the award was given to Grupel, which confirms that we are on a good path and meet the expectations of our consumers. The Five Stars award is an evaluation system that measures the satisfaction level that the products, services, and brands give to users. It uses the most complete and strict methodology in the market, having as criteria for evaluating the main [...]

Feel the Christmas – Feel the Song – Orange Love

At Christmas there is a special magic, unique mood, there is something that fascinates us and involves us. The tree, the fireplace, the lights, the food, the get-together, the music, everything has a melody…This Christmas we decided to join everyone’s melody and create HIGH RANGE OF LOVE. Our melody goes beyond borders, follows Beira-Mar, Alavarium and AD Vagos whenever they step on the field, pedals with Sporting/Tavira, allows Tiago, the boy with special needs, to dream. To this, we call ORANGE [...]


Grupel Energy in Madrid – MATELEC 2018

Last week (13-16 of November), Grupel was present at the MATELEC fair in Madrid where we showed up our products and shared some news. Grupel’s exhibition in MATELEC was a success, since its first day we’ve had a great number of visitors interested in our products, especially in the new ones, Grupel + Grupel generator and portable generators. This last product was the product that created more enthusiasm in the visitors, which led them into taking pictures, ask for more [...]

Grupel gensets applications in the construction sector

Grupel develops energy solutions for different activity sectors, and since our gensets can be customized they can adapt to the needs of the client and respond to different types of environments and installations. Between the different applications of Grupel gensets, we highlight the construction sector in which Grupel presents various solutions that meet the power needs that occasionally exist in projects/works. For this sector type, we highlight the smart range (7-30kVA) because it is suitable for applications of low power, and [...]

special projects

How does Grupel build up the special projects?

The special projects have a way of production and assembling lines that are very distinct from the standard because, in this case, there is nothing standard about it, these genset groups are customized and created according to the customer requirements. The stages of special projects go through the design ability, development, production, installation and commissioning of projects. When we receive the directions for a new special project, the first step is to know all the technical and special specifications that the client needs to implement [...]

Grupel portable generators

Basics & Best practices in the use of portable generators

Grupel wants to ensure that the usage of its products is always in a safe way and that the user is aware of the procedures, and for that, Grupel created this guide of best practices in the use of Grupel portable generators. What you need to do when you turn it on and offDo not turn on the generator in front of the exhaust; Always check the oil level before turning on the generator; After switching off, leave the generator to [...]

Bureau Veritas certification

Grupel with Bureau Veritas Certification

Nowadays, Grupel is certified with Quality (ISO 9001) and Environment (ISO 14001) for an international entity, Bureau Veritas certification, which recently proved our evolution in processes, products, and services provided by Grupel. Grupel in the July did another renovation on its Bureau Veritas certification, but also a transition to the 2015 new version of quality and environment norms - ISO 9001:2015 e ISO 14001:2015, respectively the two management system regulations that are the most used worldwide which improves significantly the [...]

Grupel Special Project
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Grupel Special Project in Mexico – 1507kVA (STP)

Recently Grupel installed an emergency diesel genset in a combined cycle power plant in Mexico and added a new special project to the portfolio. In this Grupel special project, there is a 1507kVA (STP) Emergency Diesel Genset with MTU 18V2000G85 engine and Leroy Somer LSA 50.2 L7 alternator in a 40” container. This genset was installed in a Combined Cycle Power Plant in Mexico, for feeding the essential load that is required for protecting sensitive equipment of the plant in [...]