Higher Power Density


Maximize return on investment with a series of diesel generator set ratings for proven standby power solutions from Caterpillar. These gensets have been re-engineered with higher power densities to meet challenging restrictions on capital, site size, emissions and cost. Proven platforms will deliver the benefits of high power density to customers around the globe.


standby and mission critical

1500 kVA – Cat® C32

The Cat C32 feature higher power density for standby and mission-critical power applications. They significantly reduce costs through reduced footprint and weight.

These newly rated generator sets feature a smaller footprint and up to 44 percent more power density than competitive power solutions on the market today.

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Low-Emissions Standby Power

2,250 kVA, 2,500 kVA, 2,750 kVA, 3,000 kVA, 3,125 kVA – CAT 3516C

Power ratings for Cat 3516C diesel gensets will help customers in Western Europe and other global markets specify solutions that meet power needs and emissions targets with more precision.

Low-NOx, 50-Hz power ratings of 2,250 kVA, 2,500 kVA and 2,750 kVA have been designed for use in regulated emissions environments and applications. Two additional 50 Hz ratings of 3,000 kVA and 3125 kVA with certification to U.S. EPA Tier 2 emissions regulations are also available. These gensets supply reliable backup power from an optimally sized engine that enables lower costs for transportation, installation, maintenance, and ancillary enclosures.

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  • Designed to meet the NFPA power restoration requirement for Level 1 systems and accept 100 percent block load in one step.
  • Meets ISO 8528-5 G3 requirements for steady state and load acceptance.
  • Available with a low- or high-voltage frame alternator that enables quick load acceptance through exceptional motor starting capabilities to eliminate need to oversize genset due to motor starting requirements.
  • Uses the field-proven Cat ADEM™ A3 engine control module, which integrates all engine functions including ignition, governing, air-fuel ratio control, and engine protection.

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