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Used Diesel Generators for Pakistan

The market for diesel generators in Pakistan has been boosted by continuing problems with the grid power supply.

Many of the country’s large cities and towns have experienced long, unscheduled blackouts.  The situation has been exacerbated by a combination of power generation shortfalls and extra demand due to extremely hot weather.

Although the majority of the increase in sales of generators is for 2 to 3 KVA capacity units, significant numbers of standby generators of 100 to 250 KVA have also been imported – especially at construction sites.

Eagle has been a supplier of diesel generator sets to Pakistan for many years.  We have an extensive stock of pre-owned generators rated from 100 KVA to 2500 KVA output. Our second-hand generators are all serviced, maintained and load tested before dispatch.

Our experience is second to none in ensuring we match your needs with the right genset for your requirements.  We can help every step of the way to get your generator to you, ready to go.

Whether you are in Hyderabad, Islamabad, Karachi or Lahore we can supply you with a great British generator.

Why not contact Eagle Generators today to find out how we can help.

If you are calling from Pakistan dial +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on


Eagle Generators – Low hours 1000 KVA Cummins Stamford generator in-stock

New Diesel Generators Compared to Used Generators.

There is such a wide choice available when it comes to choosing a generator, so where to start?

After identifying your requirements for use, ie to power heavy equipment or to provide prime, standby or emergency backup power, you then need to decide whether to go for new or used.  There are a number of factors to consider.

new and old diesel generators for sale. How do you choose?

New GeneratorsComparison between new and used diesel generators

The main reason for buying a new generator is having the benefit of a manufacturer’s warranty.  These warranties vary significantly in their length and terms but they tend to be between 1 and 2 years.  They can however sometimes significantly increase the overall cost.  Something else to bear in mind is the timescales involved when buying a new generator.   Depending on the size and manufacturer there may be a longer wait or limited availability than if buying a used model.

So if you have the time to wait and would prefer a full manufacturer’s warranty and the security that offers, then a new generator could be the right choice for you.

Comparing Used and New Diesel Generators

Used Generators

Typically used generators do not come with a warranty, however it can be very advantageous to purchase a used model for a number of reasons.  One of these advantages is, of course, cost.  Often used models, even with low hours on the engines, are substantially less than the cost of a new one with savings of anything up to about 50% compare to the cost of a new one.

Another benefit of opting for used is that of availability.  They can be bought and installed very quickly, you can simply purchase and arrange shipping immediately.

Also it is important to bear in mind that big name manufacturers build industrial strength equipment that is built to last so the risk is negligible.  Generators have a long life span, build to carry out their function of providing essential power, whether it be prime, standby or emergency.  Also depending on the age of the generator it may still have some manufacturer’s warranty and in some cases the dealer will provide some sort of guarantee.

The only potential downside of buying a used generator is just that, it is used and not new.  You therefore have to trust the seller to provide such details, as when buying a used car, like history, condition and previous usage.  This makes is essential to purchase from a reputable dealer, with experience and technical expertise, who have tested and repaired where necessary.

Rebuilt Diesel Engines

To add yet another choice into the decision making process….. the re-built diesel generator.  These generators go through a very thorough process of complete disassembly during which all parts are cleaned and tested before being re-assembled.  Each part including cylinder blocks, cylinder bore, counter bores and crank bores, water passages, connecting rods and blowers, water pumps, fuel pumps etc are cleaned, checked and replaced where necessary.  The result being a diesel generator that is almost as good as new with bearings, seals, gaskets and all other consumables replaced with new.

The re-built generator is then tested and the results recorded along with specifications, so that the customer has all the details they need.

This option can be very advantageous. Although the generator is not new, it is thoroughly re-built and tested, they are in most cases as good as new.  It is important when buying a re-build, you ensure to buy from a reputable supplier with experience of re-building.

So to summarise, whilst buying new gives you the security of a manufacturer’s warranty, used is less expensive and the risk is still low.

Contact Eagle Generators for advice or assistance when making your decision of which generator to buy; new, used or a re-build. We are more than happy to help and will provide more information on specific models for comparison. call us on freephone 0800 999 3303+44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on today.


Eagle Generators – Great range of diesel generators available. Worldwide delivery.

Glastonbury Powered by Biodiesel

This year’s Glastonbury Festival will be powered by a fleet of 230 generators running on Biodiesel.

The internationally renowned event attracts 170,000 visitors to the Worthy Farm site in Somerset.  The Festival has a reputation for adopting environmentally friendly technical to cope with issues such as power generation and waste disposal.

The generator fleet is being operated by Aggreko and uses a specialist telemetry system to monitor and manage power usage around the site.  Over 60,000 litres of hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) will be needed to keep the lights on for acts such as the Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran.

It’s a fascinating example of how the generator industry is keeping pace with changes in technology to provide decentralised power generation.

Talk to Eagle today about your power generation requirements. Simply call freephone 0800 999 3303+44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on

Eagle Generators Ltd. – Great range of used Perkins Diesel Gensets


Power Supply Issue Grounds BA

The computer problems which hit British Airways over the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend were caused by a power supply issue according to BA Chairman and CEO, Alex Cruz.

back-up diesel generators for data centres

IT system failures grounded hundreds of flights and left thousands of BA passengers stranded at Heathrow and Gatwick.  Disruption to airline operations lasted right through to Monday May 29th and may cost BA £150m in compensation claims.

Now, nobody knows the full story of how a power outage could bring down the computer system of a multi-billion pound business like British Airways.  What it does reveal, however, is that problems happen to even the biggest and best.

If your organisation needs power to function properly then you need at least an option of a back-up power source, one that can be up and running in minutes not days.

Why not talk to Eagle Generators about the options available to you?

In addition to brand new British diesel generators from Cummins and Perkins we also hold an inventory of second-hand gensets from key manufacturers like Cat, Cummins, Deutz, Iveco, JCB, MTU, Perkins and Volvo.

Take a look today or just get in touch to discuss your requirements. Call freephone 0800 999 3303, +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on


Eagle Generators Ltd. – Pre-owned 1500 KVA Generators for sale

Second Hand Diesel Generators for Ghana

Eagle Generators has been supplying new and used diesel generators to organisations across Ghana for many years.

Diesel generators for export to Ghana

Our second-hand inventory includes generators rated from 15KVA to 2500KVA output. All of our generators have been carefully serviced and maintained – we carry in-house load testing before dispatch.

Eagle will help you choose the right generator to suit your organisation, whether you need power to cope with grid problems or just some back-up power for emergencies.  We can also assist with organising delivery you sort out transportation and all of the official paperwork.

Whether you are in Accra, Tomasi, Tamale or Takoradi we can supply you with a great British generator.

Why not contact Eagle Generators today to find out how we can help.

If you are calling from Ghana dial +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on

Eagle Generators – John Deere 150 KVA generator with acoustic enclosure. Now available

Used 15 KVA to 100 KVA Diesel Gen Sets

Looking for second hand diesel generators with a power output up to 100 KVA?

Eagle Generators always has a number of used gen sets in stock in this output range, typically starting at 15 KVA.

Used diesel generator sets 15 KVA to 100 KVA output

Currently our inventory includes;

The Perkins and Deutz units feature a 3 in-line cylinder configuration, while the John Deere is a turbo 4 cylinder. All of our used generators undergo in-house load testing and servicing before delivery.

If you need any help in choosing your genset simply contact us today.

Call freephone 0800 999 3303, +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on


Eagle Generators Ltd. – Low hours diesel generators for sale.


Second Hand 1500 KVA Diesel Generators

Looking for second hand 1500 KVA diesel generators?

Take a look at Eagle Generators’ impressive selection of gen sets today.  15 KVA to 1500 KVA and more.

Pre-owned 1500 KVA diesel generators for sale

Eagle Generators currently has three used 250KVA generators in stock.

The Perkins generators are both turbo V16 units while the Caterpillar is a turbo V12 .  All of our used generators undergo in-house load testing and servicing before delivery.

If you need any help in choosing your genset simply contact us today.

Call freephone 0800 999 3303, +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on

Eagle Generators Ltd. – Used acoustic housed and open gen sets a speciality

What is Biodiesel?

Biodiesel is an alternative to petroleum-based diesel fuel that can be produced from a range of vegetable oils and animal fats and oils. These can be sourced through growing crops like rapeseed and from waste oils from restaurants and food manufacturers.

The feed oils are converted into biodiesel using a process called transesterification. Oil reacts to an alcohol to form fatty acid methyl esters, which have similar characteristics to petroleum-based diesel.

what is biodiesel

Biodiesel is often blended with petroleum-based diesel (designated with a “B” factor) to suit different purposes. Blends of 20% or less biodiesel (B20, B5 and B2) can be used directly in diesel engines with no modifications (although you may want to check the manufacturers warranty). Blends with higher concentrations of biodiesel are likely to require engine modification because it contains solvents that can damage hoses and gaskets or react to standard diesel residues to produce filter-clogging particulates.

The main benefits to using Biodiesel relate to its green credentials. Engines using Biodiesel have been shown to have reduced emissions of a number of pollutants including unburnt hydrocarbons, CO (carbon monoxide), sulphur compounds and particulates. Biodiesel is also promoted on the basis of its ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions of CO2. This benefit is measured on the basis of of its total production lifecycle and some environmentalists question Biodiesels efficacy depending on which crops have been used to produce it and where they have been grown.

If you have any questions about the use of Biodiesels in any of our new or used diesel generators then simply get in touch for some friendly advice.

Call freephone 0800 999 3303, +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on

Eagle Generators Ltd. – Top condition second-hand 2000 KVA diesel generators in stock

Used Diesel Generators for the Indian Market

India has had some well documented issues with power generation over recent years. A number of states are suffering power deficits and despite the construction of a number of transmission corridors many areas still suffer from power cuts.

As the Indian economy grows and modernises the impact of supply problems has risen.  In particular the success of the IT and telecommunications sector has led to a massive growth in data centres that require consistent electricity supplies to ensure continuity of service and prevent data loss.

new and second hand diesel generators for India

While India has seen an effective expansion in its renewable energy capability, transmission and storage issues mean that diesel generator demand is likely to continue to increase over the next 5-10 years.  The largest segment of the market is for low KVA rated gen sets (5 KVA – 100 KVA), which are widely used for back-up power at telecom network towers.

Eagle Generators has an excellent selection of British-made diesel generators operating at this rating.  We have a fast-turnover used generator inventory, which means that whatever your requirement we are bound to have a genset to meet your needs.

We can supply diesel generators to any state or city across India to suit any requirement.

Check out our stock lists to see what is available and get in touch to discuss how easy it is to purchase both new and low hours, used diesel generators.

Call freephone 0800 999 3303, +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on


Eagle Generators Ltd. – Low hours Perkins diesel generators available now

Used 250 KVA Diesel Generators

Looking for second hand 250KVA diesel gensets?

Look no further.

second hand diesel gensets from sisu, Iveco and dorman stamford for sale

Eagle Generators currently has three used 250KVA generators in stock.

These are all turbo 6 cylinder in line models.  The Sisu unit is “as new” while the Iveco and Dorman Stamford are in both in very good condition.  All of our used generators undergo in-house load testing and servicing before delivery.

If you need any help in choosing your genset simply contact us today.

Call freephone 0800 999 3303, +44 (0) 121 5570270 or e-mail us on

Eagle Generators Ltd. – Used standby diesel generators a speciality