News in category "General"

  • Total Power announces the return of our popular engineering webinars for winter/spring 2021

    Total Power announces the return for winter/spring 2021, via webinars, of our Professional Development Seminar Series for Consulting Engineers.
    We are again offering technical webinars on the Zoom platform, on the below dates from 2pm to 4pm EDT. Each one covers a different topic and will be for between 1.0 – 2.0 hours duration.
    There is a limit of 100 attendees for each webinar, so please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment, as it is first come, first served for each session.
    After registering for each webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    Please register in advance for these upcoming webinars:

    GPS-200 Genset Fuels – Gas vs. Diesel
    When: Wed. Feb. 17, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    Emergency Electrical Power Supply Systems and the Canadian Electrical Code C22.1-18 – Rev. 1
    When: Wed. Feb. 24, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    CSA C282 for Designers and Changes for 2019 Edition
    When: Wed. Mar. 3, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    GPS-300 Generator Sizing – Part 1 (new)
    When: Wed. Mar. 10, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    GPS-305 Generator Sizing – Part 2 (new)
    When: Wed. Mar. 17, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    Sizing generators using Generac’s Power Design Pro software
    When: Wed. Mar. 24, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    GPS-310 Generator Switching – Part 1 (new)
    When: Wed. Mar. 31, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    GPS-315 Generator Switching – Part 2 (new)
    When: Wed. Apr. 7, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    GPS-380 Generator Controls – Single Generator (new)
    When: Wed. Apr. 14, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

    GPS-385 Generator Controls – Parallel Generation (new)
    When: Wed. Apr. 21, 2021 14:00 Eastern Time

  • Total Power completes 1st North American installation of Generac Power Systems’ largest gaseous fueled generator

    The first supply of Generac’s largest and most powerful gaseous generator yet, the Generac SG625, was recently completed in Ontario by the Total Power team.

    Total Power and Generac recently introduced Generac’s model SG625, a 625kW generator set, which is the first of Generac’s expansion into larger gaseous nodes. The 33.9L gaseous engine design leverages Generac’s engine knowledge and Motortech’s robust fuel and spark system expertise to give us a spark-ignited engine that is designed to provide the same level of power and longevity as its diesel counterparts. Unlike many large Industrial gas generators, this unit complies with CAN/CSA-C282 and can be used in Life-safety applications.

    The large output on NG fuel makes the unit ideal for demand-response applications in addition to the more traditional emergency standby applications. The 625kW unit is also available in a modular power systems (MPS) configuration which provides for paralleled solutions into multi-megawatt range.

    This unit is the 1st ever production model built with the newly released Power Zone generator controller. This “Smartphone Inspired” generator controller is a significant breakthrough for Generac and is the first industrial generator controller with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, LAN and Webserver connectivity, putting monitoring and control within easy reach of any mobile device or PC.

    This particular unit, pictured below, is a single-set configuration unit, and will provide standby power to one of our clients in Ontario.

    For more information please visit us at  or at 1-888-870-9152


  • Two Recent Examples of Total Power Keeping Our Customers Powered Up

    In Toronto our rental crew recently responded to this emergency rental need following a blown hydro vault at a commercial building.  Working all night the crew supplied over 6000’ of cable, 200 cable mats, multiple breakers and 2 diesel generators to get this customers building up and running.

    Our team in Sudbury was recently called in to responded to an emergency outage to keep the Iroquois Falls Hospital up and running!

    Hopefully you will never need emergency service but rest assured Total Power’s emergency service is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

    Learn more about our Emergency Services >> 

    Total Power – Keeping you Powered Up!



  • What Is Combined Heat and Power (CHP) ?

    Combined heat and power (CHP) is an efficient and clean approach to generating electric power and useful thermal energy from a single fuel source.

    A CHP unit recaptures the wasted energy from a generator’s hot exhaust and engine cooling systems and re-purposes it into heat for industrial processes, hot water, space heating and even cooling and dehumidification.

    As a form of Distributed Generation (DG), CHP’s inherent high efficiency and elimination of transmission losses from a traditional central power plant results in reduced primary energy use and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

    Thanks to the effective utilization of “waste heat” through the combined production of heat and power, up to an additional 40% of the energy contained in the fuel is saved, compared to the separate production of heat and power.

    Combined Heat and Power (CHP)


    Reduced Energy Costs, Enhanced Energy Reliability and A Cleaner Environment

    Learn more: 



  • The Total Power Sudbury team lends a voice to help the Elgin Street Mission

    Our Total Power Sudbury team recently joined up with Sudbury’s Kicx 91.7, Ramakko’s Source for Adventure, the City of Sudbury Fire Department, the Sudbury Regional Police and Legend Boats to help collect six tons of non perishable food items for Sudbury’s Elgin Street Mission.
    The fundraiser, held on Friday June 16th, featured our Total Power Sudbury branch manager’s own band, “Northbound”, who performed a few favorite country songs on a brand new pontoon boat that served as a stage.

    Another great example of why we are so proud of our many employees across the country who are truly engaged in their communities.





  • Prize Winners from Generac Power Truck Demonstration in Alberta

    The Generac Industrial Power Experience Tour,  the industry’s only all-inclusive generator training vehicle, was in Alberta last week with stops in Calgary and Edmonton.  In addition to the tour, which offered a live paralleling genset demonstration and the opportunity to learn more about power generation, we did a draw for prizes and we now have some prizes to distribute.

    If you see your name on this prize list below please contact us by email at or call (780) 288-5284 to claim your prize.

    Grand Prize – Edmonton Eskimo Home Opener Gold Seats ($178 Value)  – Ticket 4579 – Bridgette @ Wave

    $50 Gift Card – Pampas Brazilian Steak House –  Ticket 4461- Ed @ Dialog

    $50 Gift Card – Pampas Brazilian Steak House – Ticket 4562 – Sue @ Ryfan

    $50 Gift Card – Cineplex Odeon – Ticket 4525 – Luc @ Associated

    $25 Gift Card – Tim Hortons – Ticket 4582 – David @ Magnum

    $25 Gift Card – Tim Hortons – Ticket  4575 –  Marina @ Wave

    $25 Gift Card – Tim Hortons – Ticket 4543 – Keith @ Dyna West

    $25 Gift Card – Tim Hortons – Ticket 4536 – Janvier @ Dyna West

    Golf Balls – Ticket 4505 – Dan @ U of A

  • Total Power Turnkey Services

    Total Power Turnkey Services – One partner to design and build your generator system from start to finish!

    Our “single source” responsibility approach provides you with the benefit of our 55 plus years of practical power systems experience. We’ll design a solution that is right for you, at a price that meets your budget.

    Our turnkey program begins with an investigation into your needs based on an initial site evaluation and full scope project assessment. Whether it’s the ‘removal and replacement’ of a small system component, or full ‘design build’ construction services, trust Total Power’s industry experts to provide the right solution.

    We’ll undertake load and power quality studies, integrate building systems and overcome complex engineering challenges to ensure your investment meets your requirement, for both your immediate and future needs.

    To learn more about our turnkey services please visit our Turnkey Services page>>

    Total Power Turnkey Services


  • New Training Classes Scheduled for January to June

    We’ve updated our training class schedule and added more dates! Keep checking our Training and Resources page as we always update and add new dates! Classes fill up quickly so the more frequently you check our page the more likely you will be able to secure a spot in the class of your choice.
    You can find the training dates available on our resource page:

  • Mississauga- Hiring!

    Check out our Career page: for all new job postings! Mississauga Branch is hiring in Sales, Service, Accounting and Parts! We have job opportunities for every one. Have a look and send your resume in to

    Thank you for your interest!

  • Canadian Business Journal

    Recently Total Power was featured in an article on Canadian Business Journal. For those of you who are unaware, CBJ is sent digitally each month to 37,000 individual senior executives in Canada. The CBJ – written by Canadians, for Canadians – is essential reading for Canada’s top business leaders who want to stay informed of current business news, industry topics and trends. The magazine offers readers a glimpse into major Canadian industries including construction, energy, food and drink, healthcare, manufacturing and more, through comprehensive profiles of successful Canadian enterprises.

    Total Power can be found on page 140 of the magazine at this link:

    Or for just the Total Power feature, please visit this link:

    We hope you enjoy the read and learn a little bit more about Total Power and the energy industry.