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Our range of UK manufactured generators is substantial. Established for over 30 years with an enviable reputation for quality and customer care, there is little we do not know about a specifying the right backup generator for your application.

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We operate in the UK and developing economies around the world connecting power and people, ensuring our generators reach all corners of the world.

YorPower assembles, supplies and delivers a generator somewhere in the world nearly 3 times a day. We provide backup power, typically by supporting the mains with a generator to businesses and end-users so that, in the event of a power-cut, our customer’s business can operate without interruption. We are celebrated our 30th year last year and we take great pride in the trust people bestow in us to deliver the right generator for their particular need.

We are a specialist British engineering business. A generator manufactured and delivered by us, gives our customers complete peace of mind, through warranty, customer advice, aftercare and support, and, when things don’t go to plan, we are available to help. The very same can be said about the gas-powered generators we produce and supply, a wholly more complex installation. A generator made and supplied by YorPower can be found in operation at, hospitals, data centres, agriculture, utility companies, businesses, production specialists, schools and many other sectors that just cannot afford to be without back up power. YorPower was formed in 1989 and is now one of the most recognised and successful power generation brands in the UK, reaching as far as Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

In addition to our generator prowess, we also provide spare parts for all major brands of industrial engine, generator and control systems. With extensive stocks we are able to despatch worldwide within 24 hours of order. Our core generator product, is manufactured in house by our engineers and contains a Perkins engine, a Leroy Somer alternator, DSE control panel and an ABB Breaker. We do incorporate other engine brands into our generator range for specific markets and applications. For the UK and some export sectors we supply branded gensets where the application demands and dictates it.

The current board and management team have been in place for over ten years. The company has teams of professionals specialising in assembly, exporting, projects, design and implementation, all supported by a sales administration team focussed on customer service. Based in Sherburn in Elmet between York and Leeds, the business is ideally positioned to distribute equipment speedily throughout the UK and has direct access to major shipping ports, including Hull and Liverpool for exporting.


Generator Supplier Added Services

Generator Complimentary services

These services are provided to assist clients complete their projects on time and in accordance with regulations. Electrical installations, fuel emissions, noise breakout near domestic dwellings all have to be considered and cannot easily be delivered without expert help, particularly if there are multiple generators to install.

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As well as providing Bulk fuel tanks to supply generators with fuel via fuel transfer systems, YorPower is also a leading independent manufacturer, assembling generators from 10kVA to 3000kVA at its base near Leeds. In addition, we design and manufacture bespoke sound proof enclosures for projects that require ultra-low noise breakout. We also offer a full installation service for Electrical and Mechanical works, acting as principal contractor for larger schemes. Recent case histories of works completed and projects we have been engaged in over the years can be viewed in the projects section of our website. Do check out our current stock list to see what we have immediately available. We carry Cummins, Perkins in stock and hold one of the largest inventories in the UK.


Who are we?

We have been generator manufacturers and generator suppliers for over three-decades and during the last 30 years we have built a successful trusted brand within the Power Generation sector and we are proud of our recognition, not only in the UK but internationally and throughout the developing world, as well of the people we work with. Our success is due to having excellent staff, great customers and a trusted supply chain.

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As a result of our strategy and endeavour we have strengthened our position continuously and enjoyed strong organic growth over the last ten years in the territories we operate.

In 2011 we relocated to a modern office, warehouse, and production facility at Sherburn in Elmet. In 2016 we acquired Glenace, a specialist manufacturer of ATS panels, LV Distribution, Controls and Electrical Switchgear. YorPower is an Authorised Distributor for Perkins engines and an Authorised Distributor of Cummins Power Generation equipment and Cummins G Drive engines.  Read more about us. You can also watch our company video here.


Where are we?

With over 31 dedicated generator dealerships globally and growing annually, YorPower is internationally recognised generator supplier. Primarily for our excellent products, business, support and advice.

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We remain committed to expanding and developing territories and markets, constantly identifying new opportunities and implementing the training necessary to make sure YorPower is represented identically in all territories.

As we head in to 2021 new challenges await; in spite of the backdrop of Coronavirus, we are a well-equipped, financially sound, established British business supplying high quality products to challenging markets. Our ambition is to grow our generator business globally by helping to grow our partner’s and customer’s businesses locally.


What we do

A generator can be used for standby, prime or base load applications. We manufacture and supply generators in open frame and enclosed soundproof options from 10kVA right the way up to 4mVA in a single generator configuration, at both 400v (LV) and 11kV (MV). We also provide gas powered generators.

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We offer a full design and installation service as well as maintenance and warranty support globally. YorPower supplies prime, standby, emergency, base load and rental gensets that all meet current legislative requirements in terms of emissions standards and electrical regulations.

We provide fuel systems from the simple 1000 litre bulk tank to the large industrial scale 100,000 litre industrial bulk fuel tanks with integrated fuel polishing. Our in-house switchgear assembly team build ATS panels, LV distribution, synchronising equipment and control panels up to 3200amps.

For export customers, as well as an extensive range of ‘in house’ built generators, we have a full range of water pumps that can be shipped with gensets and packaged into containers to maximise the available space. We offer projects capability with full turn-key solutions including design, scope, manufacture, installation and aftercare.

As we look forward to our future development, in line with our core values, quality control measures and service excellence, we are confident we will continue to grow our business and in turn help our customers maintain their power supply. We look forward to doing business with you, as your preferred generator supplier, in 2020 and beyond. Let us know if you have any questions with regards to any of our generators for sale and we will be more than happy to help you.