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Irish Emergency Generator Company signs cooperation agreement with US multinational Giant for Data Centre Projects

DE Power is delighted to announce it has entered into a new cooperation agreement with the U.S. generator giant KOHLER-SDMO.

Specifically, this new arrangement is aimed at the Data Centre market and involves both companies working together to supply standby diesel and gas generators to that sector in the EMEA area.

In collaborating together, DE Power will second personnel to senior sales and project management roles within KOHLER’s Power Solutions Division operating out of Ireland, UK and the EMEA area. The new KOHLER Power Solutions Division will be the driving force for the sales, installation, project management and delivery of major data centre standby generator projects within this geographic footprint.

Jacky Pluchon, Senior Vice President of KOHLER Power Solutions Division commented, “KOHLER is really excited to have a company like DE Power as partners in this new dedicated Data Centre division. DE Power have both a comprehensive knowledge and many years’ experience in the Data Centre market. The combined forces of DE Power and KOHLER, will ensure that our customers receive only the very best of service from this global partnership.”

Pat Cregan, Managing Director, DE Power commented. “It is very exciting for DE Power to be teaming up with a global market leader, and the third largest manufacturer of diesel and gas generators in the world, for this dedicated data centre venture. It confirms what the major “hyperscalers” and colocation data centre providers want, that is, the power and might of global manufacturers, backed up by strong and experienced local representation. DE Power is really looking forward to integrating into the new KOHLER Power Solutions Division, and being part of this new venture, which will be a driving force in this very exciting market”. 

Part of the OHM Group of companies, DE Power is a market leader in emergency power.  It specialises in the supply and installation of emergency diesel and gas generators throughout Ireland.  DE Power provides 24/7 service support to its customers nationwide. The company operates from its headquarters in Baldonnell, Dublin, with service and projects divisions also located in Athlone and Cork.   DE Power has had a long and successful relationship with KOHLER-SDMO in Ireland, and have been its exclusive distributors for KOHLER-SDMO diesel and gas generators since 2003.

The OHM Group, established in 1972, is one of Ireland’s leading private businesses and is engaged in the exclusive distribution of internationally recognised brands and prestige products. The Group’s activities include the importation and distribution of motor cars, commercial vehicles, buses, generators and other industrial equipment.

KOHLER, founded in 1873 is a privately-owned US company and is a global leader in the manufacturer of both engines and power generation products. With 35,000+ employees, 50 brands across 4 business groups and 50 manufacturing facilities spread across 17 countries, it is a global commercial giant.  As a principal sponsorship partner of Manchester United, the KOHLER brand has become even more recognisable.

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