Founded by Rod Headley in 1982 as an oilfield engine and transmission rebuild and exchange business, Central California Power quickly expanded into all types of engine and transmission sales. By 1990 electric generator sales, service and repair were added. In 1993 Blake Headley joined his father in the family business. As company Vice President, Blake is involved in all aspects of planning, operations and especially customer service. In 1998, to meet new emissions requirements, Central California Power began offering diesel engine repowers and assistance in obtaining government funding for the conversions.
Now recognized as an industry leader, Central California Power and its employees represent over 400 years of combined experience in diesel engines, transmissions and generator sales, service and repair