About the Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA)

The association’s vision is to provide an environment where on-site power generation industry experts share knowledge to drive the industry to higher levels of service and performance.

11/14/2011


Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA) is the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to on-site power generation. EGSA is comprised of more than 800 companies worldwide that make, sell, distribute, and use on-site power generation technology and equipment including generators, engines, switchgear, controls, and emerging technologies.

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 to 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.

EGSA’s goals are to:

  • Provide the on-site power community with education and industry enrichment
  • Maintain financial viability to ensure a strong EGSA future
  • Develop programs that promote long-term membership value.

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 nontechnical 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 is also recognized for offering the on-site power industry's only 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, and of 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). EGSA also has developed performance standards for equipment and components particular to its industry.

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



No comments
The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America. View the 2015 Top Plant.
The Product of the Year program recognizes products newly released in the manufacturing industries.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
2016 Product of the Year; Diagnose bearing failures; Asset performance management; Testing dust collector performance measures
Safety for 18 years, warehouse maintenance tips, Ethernet and the IIoT, GAMS 2016 recap
2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40; Future vision: Where is manufacturing headed?; Electrical distribution, redefined
SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Safety at every angle, Big Data's impact on operations, bridging the skills gap
The digital oilfield: Utilizing Big Data can yield big savings; Virtualization a real solution; Tracking SIS performance
Applying network redundancy; Overcoming loop tuning challenges; PID control and networks
Driving motor efficiency; Preventing arc flash in mission critical facilities; Integrating alternative power and existing electrical systems
Package boilers; Natural gas infrared heating; Thermal treasure; Standby generation; Natural gas supports green efforts

Annual Salary Survey

Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

Maintenance and reliability tips and best practices from the maintenance and reliability coaches at Allied Reliability Group.
The One Voice for Manufacturing blog reports on federal public policy issues impacting the manufacturing sector. One Voice is a joint effort by the National Tooling and Machining...
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals an organization devoted...
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
Maintenance is not optional in manufacturing. It’s a profit center, driving productivity and uptime while reducing overall repair costs.
The Lachance on CMMS blog is about current maintenance topics. Blogger Paul Lachance is president and chief technology officer for Smartware Group.
This article collection contains several articles on the vital role of plant safety and offers advice on best practices.
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.
This article collection contains several articles on strategic maintenance and understanding all the parts of your plant.
click me