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Customized safety, security, reliability, and support 

The nuclear industry demands the highest levels of commitment and quality standards from its suppliers and machinery. There are few industries where safety is more important in the design, operation and maintenance of the constituent machinery and components. With exacting standards and specifications for standby and emergency power, Cat® generators meet this challenge.

With the most extensive product range in the industry and comprehensive nuclear knowledge, the Caterpillar team is equipped to provide precise solutions when:

  • Replacing aging generators 
  • Maintaining an existing system 
  • Designing and installing an entirely new fleet

Across the broad spectrum of nuclear power applications: 

  • Emergency diesel generators (EDGs) - An immediate back-up power source to any reactor 
  • Station Black Out units (SBOs) - Responding to complete power loss 
  • Mobile power containers on trailers – Offsite and crisis response units acting as the ultimate source of power  

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Emergency and Standby Power Systems for Nuclear Power Plants

Whether you seek to upgrade from an aging generator set, install an entirely new fleet, build backup power, or maintain an existing system, Caterpillar Electric Power has the power range and nuclear knowledge to match your power needs.

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Improving Nuclear Plant Safety

When deadlines, budgets and installation environment are constrained, our modular SBO installations offer product completed in a controlled factory environment and installed at site within a few days. This sets a new benchmark in terms of deployment velocity and simplicity of installation, minimizing site works and onsite disruption. 

One such installation was implemented at the Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant in the Czech Republic. See how Caterpillar manufactured, delivered and installed a modular, fully integrated, post-Fukushima SBO solution in less than 12 months.

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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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Emergency power installed on an accelerated timeline to meet higher industry benchmarks for safety, durability and reliability.

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Caterpillar offers standard and customized power solutions for all your applications, where you need it, whenever you need it.

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Caterpillar is pleased to provide information on new technologies as well as innovative solutions to power your business.

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Cat generators meet and exceed nuclear quality standards. Our equipment undergoes rigorous type testing and seismic qualification. Material traceability documentation and quality management for certification according to KTA, IEEE, GHOST or other standards, as they are applicable, also accompany our product.  

With nuclear reactor lifespan now extending up to 60 years, you need an electric power provider with staying power. With almost a century in the electric power industry, Caterpillar has just that. From design to legislative approval to installation, we offer unrivalled guidance and support in the specification, integration, and future maintenance of your emergency diesel generator installation.

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