Thomas Jefferson’s historic home, Monticello, has attracted more than 27 million visitors. Archaeologists have spent 50 years researching the grounds, making it the best documented, best preserved plantation in North America. They chose Cat® emergency backup power to protect the house and everything from 18th century paintings to Jefferson’s riding boots and documents.Read more now
Montalto rises 410 feet above Monticello and is historically important as Jefferson’s first land acquisition in 1771. The center and other facilities provides a sublime setting to engage a global audience in a dialogue with Jefferson’s ideas and to illuminate Jefferson’s continued relevance in the modern age. A 350 kW Cat C15 diesel gen set and automatic transfer switch supply backup power.
Monticello uses a 500 kW Cat C15 ACERT™ diesel gen set equipped with a sound-attenuated, weather-protected enclosure to minimize noise.Download electric power rating guide
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation has partnered with their local Cat dealer on several projects. They trust Caterpillar to preserve this treasure for future generations.Find a dealer near you
Producing reliable power from 365 to 550 kVA, our C15 ACERT diesel generator sets are built for standby and prime applications and built to your power standards. Our integrated control system, including Cat UPS, ATS, and switchgear, keeps your power constant under any conditions.View Product