With its two brands, MWM and Cat, Caterpillar Energy Solutions stands for highly-efficient and eco-friendly solutions for distributed power generation, and manufactures gas engines, electricity power plants, as well as CHP plants. Automotive pioneer Carl Benz laid the cornerstone for the company headquarters in Mannheim, Germany, with the founding of the “Mechanische Werkstätte Mannheim" in 1871. As part of the Caterpillar Inc., Caterpillar Energy Solutions today commands a leading market position in the field of highly efficient, ecologically advanced distributed energy solutions. Thus, the company serves its customers around the globe as a reliable partner for proven and sustained added value in the implementation of power plant projects. The products are the result of almost 150 years of experience in the development and optimization of gas engines and gensets for natural gas, biogas and other special gases.