Caterpillar Extends Top Range of Cat® GC Diesel Generator Sets up to 1250 kW and 1500 kVA by Adding Nine New Standby Power Nodes

For Worldwide Release: November 2021
Release Number: EEPR1921

DEERFIELD, IL – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the launch of nine new Cat® GC diesel generator sets that extend the upper range of its value-engineered power solutions with models suitable for medium- to large-sized stationary standby applications.

The nine new models now available include three models from 1250 to 1500 kVA for 50 Hz applications globally, three models from 800 to 1250 kW for 60 Hz applications in North America, and three models from 800 to 1250 kW for 60 Hz applications outside North America.

Primarily targeted at the global electrical contractor market, Cat GC generator sets are engineered to simplify the specification process and substantially reduce quotation and delivery times while helping to meet tight budget requirements. Select models with commonly specified power outputs and configurations are stocked at larger Cat dealer locations for immediate delivery.

“The positive market response of electrical contractors and other customers to our Cat GC models validates the performance, value, and convenience that these generator sets deliver,” said Jaime Mineart, general manager for Caterpillar Electric Power. “By extending the Cat GC lineup with nine new power nodes, we are further expanding the suitability of these dependable, competitive power solutions to additional medium- to large-sized standby applications.”

Designed and manufactured to Caterpillar’s exacting standards for efficiency, reliability, and productivity, Cat GC generator sets are configured with an optimized mix of common features that deliver Caterpillar’s renowned performance and excellent customer value with a minimal footprint. 

Powered by field-proven Cat engines and offering best-in-class support from the Cat dealer network, Cat GC generator sets are ideal for an extensive range of standby applications, such as health clinics, manufacturing, agriculture facilities, municipal infrastructure, wastewater treatment plants and other utilities, commercial enterprises, and office buildings.

With the new offerings, the comprehensive range of Cat GC diesel generator sets now includes:

  • 21 models with power ratings from 33 to 1500 kVA for 50 Hz applications globally;
  • 22 models from 40 to 1250 kW for 60 Hz applications in North America; and
  • 18 models with power ratings from 30 to 1250 kW for 60 Hz applications outside North America.

Every Cat GC diesel generator set includes Caterpillar’s standard two-year warranty for standby power solutions and can be equipped with Cat Connect Remote Asset Monitoring, which provides data visualization, reporting, and alerts that are globally accessible through an easy-to-use web interface or mobile app.

Caterpillar delivers innovative power systems engineered for durability, reliability, and value. The company offers worldwide product support, with parts and services available through the Cat authorized service and dealer network. In addition, dealer technicians are trained to provide a comprehensive range of maintenance and services that help customers optimize the total cost of ownership of Cat equipment.

For more information about Cat GC diesel generator sets, e-mail,  visit United States site or Europe, Africa, Middle East site


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