About the Electrical Generating Systems Association

Founded in 1965, the Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA) is the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to On-Site Power Generation. EGSA is comprised of 700 companies around the world that make, sell, distribute, and use On-Site Power generation technology and equipment, including generators, engines, switchgear, controls, and much more.

11/01/2009


Founded in 1965, the Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA) is the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to On-Site Power Generation. EGSA is comprised of 700 companies around the world that make, sell, distribute, and use On-Site Power generation technology and equipment, including generators, engines, switchgear, controls, and much more.

 

Under the leadership of its Board of Directors and operating through its various committees and staff, EGSA strives to educate, provide networking opportunities, and share relevant knowledge and trends with industry professionals including manufacturers, distributors/dealers, engineers, regulatory agencies, manufacturers’ representatives, contractors/integrators, and others serving On-Site Power consumers.

 

The Association’s vision is to provide an environment where On-Site Power Generation industry experts unite and share knowledge to drive the industry to higher levels of service and performance.

 

In late 2007, EGSA commissioned a Strategic Planning Committee, which has subsequently been developing a plan for the Association and its members.

 

Among the goals established during this planning process was the creation of a “Green” Committee, which met for the first time at the EGSA 2009 Fall Conference in Colorado Springs. The Green Committee is responsible for gathering, monitoring, communicating, and distributing Green business opportunity information to the EGSA Membership. In addition, the Committee will investigate best practices for conducting “Green” Conferences and offer techniques EGSA Members may use to develop a Green strategy.

 

Programs that Benefit Members and the Industry

EGSA is best known for its On-Site Power Generation Schools, which provide a complete technical overview of On-Site Power systems. EGSA offers a two-tiered program with Basic and Advanced schools.

 

Designed for non-technical personnel, the Basic School provides a general overview of On-Site Power Generation equipment. In comparison, the Advanced School offers highly technical and in-depth coverage of the equipment and is intended for experienced and technical personnel.

 

EGSA also is recognized for offering the On-Site Power industry’s first Electrical Generator Systems Technician Certification program, created as part of EGSA’s commitment to advancing professionalism within the On-Site Power industry. Through rigorous testing, the program identifies technicians who possess a broad knowledge of electricity, mechanical and electrical components, and the interaction between them, and are proficient in the installation, service, maintenance, and repair of On-Site Power generation systems.

 

Finally, EGSA monitors the development of national standards concerning the use of On-Site Power equipment and technology, such as the National Electric Code (NEC). In addition, EGSA has developed performance standards for equipment and components particular to its industry.

 

Visit www.EGSA.org for more information or call 561-750-5575.



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