When EU Stage V takes effect, Cat® Rental Power dealers have a plan in place to ensure that all Cat mobile generator sets meet emission standards. In accordance with EU Regulation 2016/1628 for Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM), Caterpillar will continue to offer EU Stage IIIA transition engines for up to 18 months after EU Stage V goes into effect.
- January 2020 for engines equal to or greater than 56 kW and less than 130 kW
- January 2019 for all other engines
EU Stage V standards limit harmful substances in engine exhaust gas, such as carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons (HC), particulate matter (PM), and nitrogen oxides (NOx).