Caterpillar Launches New Diesel Generator Sets for Stationary Standby Applications

For Worldwide Release: May 4, 2020 
Release Number: EEPR0420

DEERFIELD, IL – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the introduction of Cat® GC diesel generator sets, a new line of standby power solutions configured with an optimized mix of common features that offers excellent customer value by delivering performance with a minimal footprint. 

The line includes eight new models with standby power ratings from 250 kW to 600 kW, and it is engineered to Caterpillar’s high standards for reliability and productivity, with best-in-class support from the Cat dealer network.  

Available now in North America for applications in 60Hz operating environments, Cat GC generator sets include the customary two-year warranty for standby power solutions from Caterpillar, with a suite of additional extended service coverage options available. Caterpillar supplies matching enclosures for applications requiring noise attenuation or protection from the elements. 

The generator sets can be equipped with Cat Connect Remote Asset Monitoring, which provides data visualization, reporting, and alerts that are accessible from anywhere in the world through an easy-to-use web interface. 

“Customers with standby power needs are seeking systems with an optimized combination of capabilities that deliver the productivity and dependability they need while minimizing purchasing and installation costs,” said Jason Kaiser, general manager for Caterpillar Retail Electric Power Solutions. “The new Cat GC diesel generator sets have been specifically engineered to offer these customers Caterpillar performance in a valuable package that provides the most commonly specified capabilities.” 

Caterpillar delivers innovative power systems engineered for durability, reliability, and value. The company offers worldwide product support, with parts and service available globally through the Cat authorized service and dealer network. In addition, dealer service technicians are trained to service every aspect of Cat equipment. 

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