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Power. Always.
Let’s keep it that way

In Western Europe everyone is used to a reliable, trusted power supply. And yet the limits of the power grid are increasingly being put to the test. Together we are consuming increasing amounts of electricity, and at the same time there is a significant increase in electricity coming from renewable sources. This couple with a drive to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels is putting significant pressure on the electricity grid and increasing the likelihood of outages. In 2017 there were over 20,000 electricity outages in The Netherlands alone – 55 per day!

With an emergency power system you know that you will always have power, even in the event of a power failure. Zwart is the market leader in this field with over 90 years of experience. We design, engineer, build, commission and service the power system ourselves, at our facility in IJmuiden or on-site. That way we ensure you have exactly the right solution for your situation.

Specialists, professionals and nerds

At Zwart we have both feet firmly in the 21st century. Innovation and new technology is important but only where it delivers improvements in safety, reliability and performance. We are proud of the mix we have in Zwart of experienced, sometimes slightly greying colleagues and young curious dynamic twentysomethings. The mix produces the best results; careful but challenging, innovative but cautious. A team you can rely on.

We deliver

There’s one thing you can expect from Zwart: A total commitment to deliver. Every time. It is ingrained in us. We finish the job and we finish it on time, on budget and to our customers and our own satisfaction. The result is what counts, always.

It’s in the details

A trusted solution comes first, that’s obvious. Your emergency power generator has to work. But we also make sure that the quality is more than skin deep. High quality components, cable routing, paint quality amongst other things. All according to our standard. The Zwart standard.


Ask Jos Rijs about Zwart’s emergency generators. Whether it’s for advice, an offer or just information gathering he can help. That’s for sure.

Jos Rijs

Account Manager

+31(0)255 530 304

Reliable partner

‘Pretty standard’ for us

Lidl required an emergency power system that works properly, is reliable and requires no further attention thanks to maintenance and service support from Zwart. “Pretty standard really,” was how our project leader summed it up. The slightly longer version goes like this: an emergency power generator (Doosan diesel engine and Mecc Alte generator) in a custom canopy, installed on location. A complete fuel system with external air intake and outlet channels. Zwart delivered its own ZT2000 control system as well as the engineering, project management and building, testing and commissioning of the generator. Experience gained on prior Lidl projects proved invaluable. It’s where Zwart made the difference to the customer. And that is pretty standard for us.

When it matters most

Reliable backup from Zwart

With over 7,000 projects in more than 50 countries in the field of emergency power and off-grid solutions, Zwart has an outstanding track record, throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. There is a reason why the biggest data centres and financial institutions in Europe as well as major airports and mobile networks rely on Zwart; Our 100 in-house trained professionals are qualified to design, engineer, realise and maintain integrated and complete systems for emergency power supply. And we have been doing so for over 90 years.

We set the bar high for ourselves and demand the same from our partners and suppliers; we work exclusively with premium quality products and service providers, we assemble the systems at our own 6,000-square metre site in Ijmuiden and subject them to a rigorous testing and inspection program before releasing them. Our customers also receive the same high level of attention through training and knowledge sharing our training centre equipped with a state-of-the-art simulator.

More about Zwart

Ask Jos Rijs about Zwart’s emergency generators. Whether it’s for advice, an offer or just information gathering he can help. That’s for sure. Call +31 (0)255 530 304

Jos Rijs

Account Manager

+31(0)255 530 304

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