HIPOWER SYSTEMS Honors United Rentals with Sustainable Energy Partner Award 2023

    This recognition underscores the exceptional relationship that has led to the development of a groundbreaking innovation – the EHR SOLAR BATTERY GENERATOR.

    A exceptional relationship 

    Led to the development of a groundbreaking product!

    Olathe, Kansas – October 11, 2023 – HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a division of Himoinsa, S.L., and a proud member of the YANMAR Co. Ltd. Group of companies, celebrated a milestone moment at the 2023 HIPOWER DEALER SUMMIT by presenting United Rentals, the world's largest equipment rental company, with the prestigious Sustainable Energy Partner Award 2023. This recognition underscores the exceptional relationship that has led to the development of a groundbreaking innovation – the EHR SOLAR BATTERY GENERATOR.

    From left to right: Rafael Acosta, David Griffin, Matt Timmons & Carlos Ibañez. 

    HIPOWER SYSTEMS extends its heartfelt appreciation to United Rentals for its unwavering commitment to pioneering sustainable solutions.  United Rentals’ dedication to embracing innovative technologies serves as an inspiration to us all, and we take great pride in having them as an esteemed member of our sustainable solutions family.

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    “Our work with HIPOWER demonstrates our shared commitment to finding innovative and accessible solutions for our customers,” said Larry Worthington, Vice President – PHVAC Region, United Rentals. “We are honored to receive the award and look forward to our continued relationship.” 

    The EHR SOLAR BATTERY GENERATOR, a cutting-edge microgrid system, promises to revolutionize power generation and energy management.

    This innovative unit offers significant advantages, benefiting both your operations and the environment.

    Rafael Acosta, President at HIPOWER SYSTEMS, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "Our engineering team's relentless dedication has brought this remarkable technology to life, and we couldn't be more thrilled to share it. Together, our collaboration is making a profound impact on the environment and the industries we serve”.

    One standout feature of the EHR SOLAR is its capacity to significantly reduce fuel consumption through advanced integration of solar and battery technology. This optimization of energy storage and distribution not only enhances generator efficiency but also results in substantial cost savings and a substantial reduction in your carbon footprint.

    “As we collectively strive for a cleaner and greener future, our sustainable solutions perfectly align with our environmental commitment. By adopting these systems, we take a critical step towards minimizing the environmental impact of your operations”, said Gage Weber, HIPOWER’s Electrical Engineer. 


    HIPOWER SYSTEMS, is a vertically integrated power generation manufacturer, with a state-of-the-art 515,000 sq. ft. North American headquarters and manufacturing center in Olathe, Kansas. As part of the YANMAR Group of companies, HIPOWER specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of Diesel, Spark-Ignited standby and mobile generator sets, and battery energy storage systems. HIPOWER’s products are sold through a network of dealers strategically located in the U.S. and Canadian markets. These same highly qualified dealer-partners provide the end-user with the industry expertise and post-sale support needed to meet any standard or unique application requirement.


    United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 1,487 rental locations in North America, 14 in Europe, 23 in Australia, and 19 in New Zealand. In North America, the company operates in 49 states and every Canadian province. The company’s approximately 25,750 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners, and others. The company offers approximately 4,800 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $20.64 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index, and the Russell 3000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn.



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