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Power Generation Solutions from a Single Source Provider

Caterpillar Electric PowerCaterpillar 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.

Generator Sets

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 (7 to 16,200 kW) and gas-powered generator sets (9 to 6,000 kW) 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 40 to 4,000 amps, all available with optional bypass/isolation and delayed features.

Switchgear

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 600-volt class through 15 kV, 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 120 kVA to 8,400 kVA, Cat UPS systems are available in single module and parallel configurations.

Rental Power

For temporary power needs, Cat rental power solutions range from 8 kW units to 2 MW power modules with utility grade switchgear, all the way up to 5.2 MW 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.

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