Power Plants

Caterpillar is a leading developer of highly efficient power plants operating on medium speed generator set technology with more than 4,500 MW installed worldwide. We can support power plant output capacities ranging from 2 to more than 200 MW and operate on a variety of fuel options.

Cat® medium speed reciprocating generator set power plant capabilities:

  • Execute full turnkey power plant projects or simple equipments supply agreements
  • Manufacture full range of medium speed generator sets that can operate on a variety of fuels including HFO, natural gas, and dual fuel
  • Provide support services ranging from preventative maintenance to full operation and maintenance agreements
  • Engineering and Technical Services available

Cat Medium Speed Generator Set Products can operate on the following fuels:

  • Liquid: HFO (heavy fuel oil), diesel, crude oil
  • Natural Gas
  • Dual Fuel
  • Alternative Fuels

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Proof from the Proving Ground

CAT MICROGRID SYSTEM AT TUCSON PROVING GROUND Facility managers worked with local Cat dealer to install 528 kWp DC (500 kWp AC) of photovoltaic solar panels and 500 kW of short-term energy storage in the form of batteries and ultracapacitors to supplement the power generated by the existing generator sets. Empire Power Systems was the original installer of the gen sets at Tucson Proving Ground and is responsible for complete microgrid maintenance at the site.

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