Power Plants

Caterpillar is a leading developer of highly efficient power plants operating on medium speed generator set technology with more than 4,500 MW installed worldwide. We can support power plant output capacities ranging from 2 to more than 200 MW and operate on a variety of fuel options.

Cat® medium speed reciprocating generator set power plant capabilities:

  • Execute full turnkey power plant projects or simple equipments supply agreements
  • Manufacture full range of medium speed generator sets that can operate on a variety of fuels including HFO, natural gas, and dual fuel
  • Provide support services ranging from preventative maintenance to full operation and maintenance agreements
  • Engineering and Technical Services available

Cat Medium Speed Generator Set Products can operate on the following fuels:

  • Liquid: HFO (heavy fuel oil), diesel, crude oil
  • Natural Gas
  • Dual Fuel
  • Alternative Fuels

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Powering Through Disaster

When Sandy’s storm surge reached New York City, it flooded streets, tunnels and subway lines and caused massive power outages throughout the city. When devastation like this occurs, quick response is essential to Caterpillar customers. Through the mobilization of temporary power to customers throughout the region, the Electric Power team and the Cat® dealer network supported the disaster recovery efforts.

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