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Don’t Make This Mistake When Buying Your Power Generator!

In today’s world of infinite features, gadgets, and widgets it can be difficult for a consumer to cut through the noise and truly differentiate products! It seems that the more expensive the product, the tougher this differentiation becomes! As the …

The #1 Reason Your Generator Will Fail

As we discussed in a previous post, the most common cause of emergency generator failure is battery issues! Your emergency generator relies on electric power to start. This electric power is supplied by the generator’s battery. If the battery has …

How a Pre-Lube System Can Save You $500,000

Most people know that one of the quickest ways to destroy an engine is to run it without oil. An even faster way to destroy your engine is to ramp it up to full load in ten seconds or less …

Preserving an Engine

Preserving an Engine Have you considered the affects of not preserving your equipment before putting it into long term storage?  Or “Parking it along the fence?” as so many people refer to it.  How many of you have started up …

What is an ATS and Why Should You Care

Did you know that your emergency power system has one crucial point of failure that is completely independent of your emergency generator? If this component fails, your generator will not even know it needs to start! This single point of …

Top 6 Reasons Why Your Emergency Generator Will Fail to Start

Let’s face it, power outages are not only an inconvenience for the average person, they can be very costly for a business and even deadly for care facilities and hospitals. That is why homeowners, businesses, apartment complexes, hospitals, colleges, and …

Reliability in Power

This episode delves into the the topic of reliability in power

The first topic we cover is reliability in power generation; how are we ensuring that we have sufficient supply of power

The second topic we cover is reliability in power transmission

Power Markets

Power Markets This is the fourth episode in this series called ‘Understanding Power’. This episode’s topic is all about understanding the cost of your utility bills. after evaluating your utility bill, it quickly becomes clear that there are two major …

S2:E3 – How is Electricity Generated?

This is the third episode in our series titled ‘Understanding Power’ This episode delves into the different mechanisms and methods for generating electricity. The first thing we discuss is how kinetic energy is turned into electrical energy using a generator. …

S2:E2 – Different forms of Energy

Energy comes in different forms and one of the main ways that we use energy is for heat. Whether that is for cooking, or transportation or even power generation (we’ll get into that in episode 3 of this series) This …

S2:E1 – Energy Vs Power

Have you ever wondered how power and energy work? This series is an introductory and educational series into #UnderstandingPower Today’s episode is all about Energy vs Power: How are they related and how are they different. Global Energy Consumption: Did …

Siemens SGE-100EM 2MW Engine

Siemens SGE-100EM Natural Gas Engine. The best-in-class solution. Robust, compact design provides more relief for long-lasting performance.

S1:E3 – Remote Power

Problem 3: Remote power We are continuing in our series on three main problems with the way we do power This is part three: remote power Did you know that in Canada 200,000 people are disconnected from the electrical grid …

Grid Limitations

Grid Limitations Series: Three Main Problems With the Way We Do Power We’re continuing in our power generation series. And today we’re talking about Problem #2, which is ‘Grid limitations’. So what are some of the limitations of our power …

S1:E1 – Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency In many jurisdictions, power is predominantly generated using thermal power generation systems powered by coal, oil, and natural gas. These large centralized power generation plants have no use for the waste heat being produced and as a result …

Greenhouse Growers, Licensed Producers

Overview Greenhouses and grow rooms play a critical role in a growers ability to complete year-round growing and control the quality of product produced. This is achieved by creating and maintaining ideal climate conditions: CHP Synergies Combined Heat and Power …

Upstream Oil and Gas

Overview Western Canada is home to one of the world’s largest petroleum reserves: In recent years, depressed commodity prices and ever increasing utility costs have eaten into producers’ bottom line. With costs exceeding selling prices, many of these operators have …

Recreation Centre

BACKGROUND The recreation centre, situated in Red Deer, AB, is a 250,000 ft2 leisure and wellness centre that has been in operation since 2001. Due to high utility costs and a desire to lower the building’s carbon footprint, an investigation …

The Collicutt Centre

BACKGROUND The Collicutt Centre, situated in Red Deer, AB, is a 250,000 ft2 leisure and wellness centre that has been in operation since 2001. Due to high utility costs and a desire to lower the building’s carbon footprint, an investigation into …

Careers

Do you want to join a company that provides stability, growth and an environment that produces results? Collicutt Energy believes an investment in our employees pays dividends to all and promotes a healthy desire to achieve. Collicutt Energy provides training and special academic classes to not only enhance the employee’s abilities, but also to reward and establish a sense of unity.

Why Collicutt?

The potential for success with our expanding, progressive, privately owned business is unlimited. We recognize our team members as individuals, and consider mutual respect the key to building a cohesive, productive team.

Collicutt Energy Services is an employer of choice offering a comprehensive compensation package including: access to the best health insurance available on the market, dental and vision coverage, a well-designed 401(k) plan with employee matching, a flexible spending account and vacation plan.

Collicutt offers a number of benefits such as continuous learning, a safety first philosophy, a respectful, team-oriented staff and a company with strong principles of integrity, professionalism and accountability. If you are interested in being a part of the Collicutt team, we invite you to send your resume to Human Resources at hr@collicutt.com.