Caterpillar offers a full range of Cat® Microgrid systems from 10 kW to 100 MW. Fully supported by your local Cat dealer, we are with you at every phase of your project – from the delivery of your complete turnkey or design-to-order system with maximized renewable penetration to product upgrades, financing services, warranty, service agreements, and parts availability.
Keep your industries producing, communities developing, and people connected. Caterpillar is at the forefront of the energy transition, integrating renewable power with smart energy storage and conventional diesel or gas fuelled power generation.
The Cat Microgrid system, which contains both photovoltaic solar modules and energy storage, provides:
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Powered by advanced thin-film solar modules that are setting the industry benchmark with improved performance over conventional silicon solar panels, the Cat Solar Microgrid system offers:
The MMC manages every source in the entire Cat Microgrid system, including main-grid when connected, keeping loads energized all the time, with high quality power at the lowest cost.
Cat Connect helps you track and manage the operation of a smart microgrid system, confirm desired cost savings, flag potential problems, perform remote troubleshooting, and identify opportunities for further operational or system enhancement.
The Cat BDP module offers state-of-the-art energy conversion and storage technologies. This includes the Cat power electronics system, renowned for its operational capabilities in harsh environments, as demonstrated by its use in the Cat D7E track-type tractor.
World-class power, electronic insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) seamlessly control the charge and discharge of the energy storage, providing another tried and tested Caterpillar technology that is fully operational in the field with support ranging from Cat parts availability to service tools.
Energy storage technologies from traditional lead-acid to lithium ion can be combined according to the needs of your application.
Providing all the reliability and durability you need, Caterpillar offers the industry’s widest range of diesel, gas and dual fuel generator sets; automatic transfer switches, uninterruptible power systems, and switchgear for seamless integration. From configuration to installation, operation and aftercare, your local Cat dealer is committed to your success, to ensure the Cat generator set you buy today is the one you trust years from now.
A Cat microgrid solution provides increased energy efficiency with no reliance on the grid and optimal total cost of ownership. High performance, scalable systems are designed and built for easy and quick installation even in challenging environments.
Reduce your operating costs, improve your network availability, and increase your site revenue. A wide range of power system options incorporating traditional and renewable resources include solar photovoltaics, energy storage, diesel or gas generator sets, and high efficiency power electronics.