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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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Cat® Modular Power Plant

Caterpillar delivers medium speed natural gas power plants in 4 to 5 MW building blocks with combined heat and power options. Cat Modular Power Plants are delivered quickly with construction in as few as 12 days.

Electric Power products

Any size or shape. In any regulatory environment. When you need power, Caterpillar is equal to the challenge. Our generators are used in a variety of applications.

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reliable off-grid power

The nearly impenetrable Amazon rainforest presented many challenges when designing and delivering power to a remote region. But Cat power is now in place and maintaining 90%+ availability. See what else Cat gen sets are up to.

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View our power generation brochures

Caterpillar offers standard and customized power solutions for all your applications, where you need it, whenever you need it.

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White Paper

Caterpillar is pleased to provide information on new technologies as well as innovative solutions to power your business.

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Cat® Gen sets power island community independently and reliably

Ensuring power to an island community takes the commitment of a strong company and the most reliable equipment available. The C175-16 runs continuously, providing the island with 1.3 to 2 MW of power. The island’s peak power need of 3.3 MW is met with the addition of one of the 3516 generator sets.

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Power Systems Training

It’s a good time to schedule Cat® Power Systems technical training seminars. Factory and dealer experts will come to your office to train your team on your electric power generation products. Earn CEU credits and build relationships while you get the best possible training and support.

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Electric Power Social Media

Check out the Cat® Electric Power social media page for the latest news, preventive maintenance tips, and product and show announcements.

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Cat® Dealer Service

The Cat dealer network is always ready to help. Find your dealer and read the latest in electric power service and support.

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True Project Financing

No project is the same - from the application to the power need. That’s why we offer a range of project financing options.

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Electric Power News

Read the latest electric power news and articles relating to Cat electric power products by people in the know, on topics that matter to your business.

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