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5 Essential Tips & Tricks for Sizing Gensets

Free One-Hour Live Webinar
Thursday, September 5, 2019

  • 9 a.m. U.S. EDT (1 p.m. GMT) OR
  • 2 p.m. U.S. EDT (6 p.m. GMT)

Generator set sizing is part science, part art. There are many variables to consider during the selection process – location, footprint, types of load, distribution – just to name a few. Join us for this free webinar and learn how to quickly find the correct generator set for your project.

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Caterpillar webinars are available to view in our webinar archive. Just register and we will email a link to the webinar you request. Then just view it whenever you want.

Webinars currently available on demand:

  • Length: One hour
  • Presenter: Terri Lewis

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4 Ways That Hybrid Electric Power Systems Can Reduce Facility Operating Cost
  • Length: One hour
  • Presenter: Barry Payne

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6 Things You Want to Know About Generator Set Ratings
  • Length: One hour
  • Presenter: Raphael Timms

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Genset Sound 101: Turn on the Power, Turn down the Noise
  • Length: One hour
  • Presenter: Jim Carroll

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When is an aftermarket solution right for your power system?
  • Length: One hour
  • Presenter: Danny Barber

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GAS VS. DIESEL gensets: what's best for your customers?
  • Length: One hour
  • Presenters: Steve Turner and Bailey Quintrell

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7 Things to Consider About Genset Operating Environments
  • Length: One hour
  • Presenter: Roger Rosborough, PhD, of the Caterpillar Global Power Solutions division.

Topics include design, operation, and maintenance of gensets for optimum service life and an overview of genset installation, operation, and maintenance in harsh environments. This application level course also includes a discussion of Cat® diesel engine cooling systems and radiators.

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5 Fundamentals of a Renewable Energy Microgrid
  • Length: One hour

Topics include microgrid definition and key market drivers, comparison of photovoltaic technologies, discussion of current energy storage options, considerations when specifying microgrids, common industry tools, and a microgrid case study.

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Contact your local cat dealer to get personalized training

Your Cat dealer is the best resource to help you meet your energy needs. Build knowledge and relationships while you get the best training and support for the life of your products.

  • Tier 4 Final Emissions Regulations for Electric Power
  • Ratings Definitions & Load Factor
  • Paralleling Strategies
  • Disaster Preparedness & Maintenance Considerations
  • Microgrids
  • Application & Installation of Diesel Gensets
  • Gas Gensets in Standby Applications

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Make the most of your equipment with the best training and support for the life of your products. Your Cat® dealer is your partner in meeting your needs with an extensive library of power systems technical training seminars. Factory and dealer experts will come to your office to help you increase efficiency and productivity.

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Service Training


Get a better understanding of the key fundamental systems on Cat® machines and engines with Caterpillar University. Learn tips and techniques on how to better maintain your equipment and how to safely, effectively, and efficiently perform a visual walk-around inspection! Proper servicing of your equipment is very important, and the Caterpillar School of Service online training courses can better inform and educate you about taking care of your equipment. Sign up today and start reducing downtime and saving money!



Proper servicing of your equipment is very important, and Caterpillar offers the online training courses that can better inform and educate you about taking care of your equipment.

Below is a list of just some of the courses we offer. 

  • Walk-Around Inspections
  • Engine Performance
  • Diesel Engine Service
  • Hydraulic Service
  • Transmission Service
  • Proper Maintenance Schedules

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Learn how to maintain your equipment and perform a visual walk-around inspection

Industries & Applications

Industries & Applications

You have to push every day. To meet your deadline – on time and on budget. We are dedicated to developing a power systems solution that meets your needs, regardless of the application.

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Electric Power products

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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