Cat Electric Power Power Generation Solutions from a Single Source Provider
Caterpillar has been building engines and electric power systems for more than 80 years. Supported by the worldwide Cat® dealer network, all Cat electric power systems are consistent performers in industry applications from healthcare, manufacturing and pharmaceutical to commercial, construction, mining, residential and telecommunications.
Caterpillar offers a complete line of generator sets, containerized power modules, heat recovery solutions and rental units to meet continuous or temporary needs. Cat generator sets can be customized with a wide range of attachments, components and performance options tailored to fit specific applications.
As a leading global power generation supplier, Caterpillar offers integrated power systems with a broad range of products. Integration ensures equipment is pre-configured to work together for optimum performance. By choosing a single supplier, you also benefit by having one point of contact for all of your support services: financing and insurance options, operator training, routine testing and maintenance, and service contracts and emergency response.
Cat generator sets have a proven reputation in a variety of electric power markets for delivering consistent performance, durability, reliability and economy in some of the world’s most grueling conditions. Cat diesel generator sets (7kW to 16,200kW) and gas-powered generator sets (9kW to 6,000kW) are designed for thousands of hours of life before overhaul and deliver low owning and operating costs, outstanding serviceability and total reliability.
Cat diesel-fueled generator sets with ACERT Technology provide emissions compliance without sacrificing performance, while Cat gas generator sets offer the flexibility to utilize natural gas and alternative fuels, including landfill gas, coal mine methane, biogas, digester gas and syngas.
Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
Caterpillar offers a broad range of contactor- and breaker-based automatic transfer switch (ATS) products with digital micro processor controls. Products include open and closed transition designs in sizes from 40A to 4,000A, all available with optional bypass / isolation and delayed features.
From standby / load management to multiple-unit utility paralleling configurations, Cat switchgear supplies a complete system solution by integrating elements of generator set function, control and monitoring in a single-source package. Available from 600V class through 15kV, all Cat switchgear is UL/CSA listed and IEEE 1547 compliant.
Uninterruptible power supply (UPS)
The highly efficient Cat uninterruptible power supply (UPS) works to support critical loads during the transition period from utility power to a standby generator set. Ranging from 120kVA to 8,400kVA, Cat UPS systems are available in single module and parallel configurations.
Rental power units
For temporary power needs, Cat rental power solutions range from 8kW units to 2MW power modules with utility-grade switchgear, all the way up to 5.2MW turbines. All units are self-contained, mobile power solutions housed in protective enclosures that incorporate sound attenuation and fuel containment. The units come complete and can be mounted on trailers for easy delivery and quick connection.
Products and Services
Caterpillar is pleased to announce its newly redesigned package for Olympian generator sets rated 26kVA to 200kVA (at 50Hz) and 27kW to 175kW (at 60Hz). Improvements include more robust material construction, increased accessibility, state-of-the-art controls, and greater performance in warRead more
Caterpillar has announced that the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has signed an agreement to purchase 17 generator sets powered by Tier 4 Interim certified Cat® C15 ACERT engines as part of an ongoing effort at the Port of Savannah to upgrade older rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTG) withRead more
Caterpillar is hosting a power generation online community, an interactive forum where consulting specifying engineers and other power generation professionals can exchange ideas and best practices. Past experience of purchasing or working with Cat® Power Generation equipment is not requiredRead more
Caterpillar has introduced two G3520C natural gas generator sets with optional air and fuel system controls that have been enhanced to provide superior island mode operational capability. Designed for commercial and institutional customers that require exceptionally reliable, high-qualRead more
Caterpillar Inc. introduces the new C6.6 diesel-fueled generator set, rated at 114ekW–150ekW. With ACERT™ technology, this generator set is capable of meeting Tier 3 emissions compliance without sacrificing performance or fuel economy. Caterpillar's 125ekW model will be one of the first to marketRead more
Caterpillar Inc. today announces the introduction of the C175-16 diesel package generator set for standby, prime and continuous applications. The generator set is available worldwide in 60Hz packages with ratings up to 3.1MW and 50Hz packages with ratings up to 3.1MVA. The Cat C175-16 generator sRead more
Caterpillar offers the Olympian GEP30-2 diesel-fueled generator set, delivering exceptional fuel economy and superior performance in 50Hz. Rated at 30kVA (standby) and 27kVA (Prime), it is equipped with the latest in engine design technology incorporating a mechanical governor with a highly efficRead more
Caterpillar Power Generation Systems offers the 5,240kWe-7,860 kWe generator set in a 50Hz model. Powered by a six, seven, eight, or nine-cylinder Cat® CM43 engine, it delivers exceptional fuel economy, superior performance and maximum reliability. Its modular design and integral consRead more
Caterpillar Power Generation Systems offers the 5,590kWe-7,450kWe generator set in a 50Hz model. Powered by a six-, seven-, eight- or nine-cylinder Cat® CM32 engine, it delivers exceptional fuel economy, superior performance and maximum reliability. Its modular design and integralRead more
Caterpillar Power Generation Systems offers the 3,456kVA–5,238kVA generator set in a 50Hz model and the 2,765kWe–4,190kWe in 60Hz. Powered by a six-, eight- or nine-cylinder Cat® CM32 engine, it delivers exceptional fuel economy, superior performance and maximum reliability. A moduRead more
Caterpillar offers the G3516C 50Hz high efficiency natural gas generator set, available now with optional air and fuel system controls specifically designed for island mode applications. The G3516C 50Hz generator set, equipped with the island mode control system, generates power indepeRead more
Together, Caterpillar and Cat® dealers have a social responsibility to protect the environment. In our ongoing efforts to make change possible, Caterpillar and participating Cat dealers are pleased to offer customers enrolled in customer support agreements (CSAs) the option to extend oil drain inRead more