Gas Engines / Gensets

Gas engines and gensets – flexible, efficient and reliable

The product portfolio of Caterpillar Energy Solutions encompasses gas-fueled gensets for cogeneration power plants (CHP) with an output range from 400 kWel up to 10,300 kWel.

Gas Engine

The gas engines in the Cat series are produced in Mannheim, Germany, and in Lafayette, U.S, and are well established in the world market. They provide customers around the globe with electricity, powering the industries that drive the economy: agriculture, forestry, mining, oil exploration, construction, manufacturing, drilling platform maintenance, gas compression and power production. Cat power generation systems not only meet the requirements of today – they are designed for the power supply needs of the future. The Cat brand relies on new standards in the fields of emission control, fuel efficiency and output, without having to make any compromises in reliability and ruggedness. You can find in-depth information on Cat products and solutions here.

In addition to Mannheim, Germany, the MWM motors are also manufactured at the locations in Kiel and Rostock (D). They can be operated with various types of gas, such as natural gas, shale gas, mine gas, biogas, landfill gas, sewage gas, and syngas. The engines are designed for optimum electrical and thermal efficiency, low operating and servicing costs, as well as high reliability and availability. More than 5,000 MWM gensets for power production have already been installed worldwide. You can find in-depth information on MWM products and solutions here.

Just like the Cat engines, the products from MWM are built to handle a vast number of diverse gas-based fuels.

The gas engines and gensets from Caterpillar Energy Solutions are renowned for their flexibility, output and efficiency.


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