Commercial Generators for Business

commercial generators for business
commercial generators for business

Commercial Business


Cat® Diesel Generators Supply Emergency Power to World's Tallest Data Center

Sabey Corporation developed Intergate.Manhattan into what is now the tallest data center in the world. Located in New York City, the facility presents a unique set of challenges including security, preservation and power loss. Sabey relies on its partnership with the local Cat® dealer, H.O. Penn, for emergency backup system support and critical data management.

Commercial Power Systems that work as hard as you do.

You’re trusted to power the places people work and to do it cost-effectively. For your commercial power system, select a distributed generation system to provide power to a facility on a permanent or temporary basis or design a standby power plant. We even offer exhaust emissions for highly regulated emission environments and utility grade Cat paralleling switchgear so you can sell excess electricity to your local grid. Run uninterrupted power and reduce operating expenses with a Cat combined heat and power (CHP) system to simultaneously provide electricity for electrical loads and recover heat to warm facilities.

Our commercial generators offer world-class fuel efficiency and low life-cycle costs. Caterpillar provides generators for business to meet your demands and to help you cut costs with cogeneration technology. We’re here to keep power production efficient so you can focus on business.

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Commercial businesses such as resorts, shopping malls, high-rise office buildings, universities, data centers, and hospitals, can reduce operating costs by implementing a Cat combined heat and power (CHP) system; also known as cogeneration. Cat® generator sets can simultaneously provide electricity for electrical loads and heat energy for a facility's thermal requirements. Benefits of CHP projects include:
- Energy efficiency up to 90 percent
- Reduced emissions and energy costs versus separate heat
  and  electrical generation systems
- Leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED)
  certification via energy efficiency credits
- Financial benefits via distributed generation (DG), where
  electricity is simply produced locally or via a natural gas fueled
  emergency standby power plant.

Especially when any of the following apply:
- The local electric grid is unreliable
- Natural gas is an inexpensive alternative to grid electricity
- Generator sets can be applied during peak times of day to
  avoid high electrical utility demand charges. This is known
  as peak shaving.



Caterpillar provides customized CHP system packages, including the required mechanical equipment and controls to capture and transfer the engine thermal energy to your facility. Caterpillar also offers:
- Natural gas fuel pressure regulation and safeties
- Exhaust emissions aftertreatment for highly regulated
  emission environments
- Utility grade paralleling switchgear to run multiple generator
  sets together or to export energy to the local electric grid
- The total energy cost savings of such CHP systems can more
  than offset the total owning and operating costs, delivering
  a payback.




There has been an increasing move toward natural gas fueled standby power systems in recent years. Typically installed with an automatic transfer switch (ATS) or paralleling switchgear control for multiple generators, these generator sets sense when a utility outage occurs and automatically starts the backup power generator system transferring power to the emergency source. When the normal grid power returns, the control system automatically switches back and shuts down the emergency generator. 


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