Solar hybrid innovation creating a buzz in power circles

A first-of-its-kind solar hybrid power generator was the catalyst for a recent site visit by representatives from National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) to CD Power. Made possible through grant funding provided by NERA, and in partnership with QGE and Origin Energy, the R&D project is currently in the operation and testing phase. Once completed, the [...]

APPEA 2018 Wrap-up

The CD Power team were out in force at last week's APPEA 2018 Conference in Adelaide. The largest annual upstream oil and gas event in the southern hemisphere provided an opportunity for our staff to network and chat business with key clients including Senex and Beach. Greg Harris’ presentation during the Innovative Engineering session was [...]

CD Power to showcase innovative approach at APPEA Conference

CD Power will be in the innovation spotlight at the 2018 APPEA Conference and Exhibition, showcasing a cost-effective and reliable wellsite power supply solution. Presenting during the Innovative Engineering session, CD Power’s Oil and Gas Specialist Greg Harris will address the challenges faced and overcome in delivering a first of its kind solution to the Australian Coal [...]

Locally-produced Genaust AVRs in global demand

Demand for a locally-manufactured, South Australian product has continued to grow in the global market with sales increasing throughout Australia, Oceania and Southern Asia. Orders of our in-house designed and manufactured Genaust automatic voltage regulators (AVRs) have been steadily received from Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and Guam with another three recent orders from Singapore. [...]

A Visit from Tom Koutsantonis

This morning CD Power were proud to welcome Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis for an on-site tour of our Wingfield factory. The Treasurer was interested to learn more about the customised power solutions we offer to a diverse range of industries, households and agricultural properties. Minister Koutsantonis had some very positive feedback for the team, and looks [...]

Case Study – HPU

INDUSTRY Drilling CUSTOMER Clisby CHALLENGE To design, build and deliver an HPU with lead time of less than one month, during the Christmas break, for shipment to North Africa. The appliance was required drive hydraulically powered drilling equipment reliably in year-round, high North African temperatures. SOLUTION CD Power took a [...]

Case Study – Cooper Basin

INDUSTRY Oil and Gas CUSTOMER A Tier 1 Oil and Gas Producer CHALLENGE Design and manufacture a faster, cheaper and more flexible self-bunded skid to replace traditional concrete bund. SOLUTION A range of electrically-driven Oil Well Beam Pumps in South Australia's Cooper Basin will be powered and controlled with an [...]

Case Study – NextGen

INDUSTRY Telecommunications CUSTOMER NextGen CHALLENGE The laying of the north-west cable system, including subsea fibre-optic cable between Darwin and Port Hedland, is a key infrastructure project for the off-shore oil and gas industry and provides much needed regional network competition (breaking the current Telstra monopoly). With the cable landing stations positioned in [...]

Keeping West Australia’s air services on track

A CD Power/Genaust team, led by Martin Oates recently returned from West Australia after completing another standby power upgrade to an Air Services Australia radar tracking station. The facility, in Kalamunda, Perth is one of many located across Australia, and integral to the safe management of local air space. CD Power’s new AS3000/AS310 compliant installation, [...]

A white knight in a dark day

The William Creek Hotel in remote South Australia made an urgent call for help last week after both their generators failed. The hotel also serves as the region's airfield for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, & with 4 passengers from a car crash due in, the pressure was on to find a solution. Fortunately Brenton [...]