Electric Power Generation

Power Systems and Industrial Generators for Sale

Businesses that work in construction, agriculture, manufacturing, health care and countless other industries rely on efficient and effective power solutions to make progress possible. Whether you’re searching for Cat® commercial generators in Springfield, Illinois, or switchgears for sale in Dubuque, Iowa, having a source for top-quality, competitively priced power equipment is an operational necessity.
As the authorized Cat dealership serving 88 counties across eastern Iowa, northern Missouri and central Illinois, Altorfer has a superior selection of power systems and industrial generators for sale backed by the best customer service and technical support.

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FOCUS ON WHAT’S REALLY IMPORTANT

We know that operating the core business is your number one priority, so you don’t need to be worrying about your electric power needs. With the complete integration of products and support from Altorfer Cat, you can be sure your electric power needs are met.

Integration can mean a lot of things. Here at Altorfer Cat, we combine them all to supply power solutions that get the job done right.

The diagram below shows how a number of products and services offered by Caterpillar® and Altorfer Cat can be woven together to create a customized integrated power system that will suit your specific needs.

Integration ensures equipment is pre-configured to work together for optimum performance. By choosing a single supplier, you also benefit by having one point of contact for all of your support services such as:

  • Financing and insurance options
  • Operator training
  • Routine testing and maintenance
  • Service contracts and emergency response

system integration diagram

Learn more about each Integrated Electric Power Solution:

  • Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
  • Switchgear

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  • POWER QUALITY AND PROTECTION SYSTEMS BROCHURE

Gas and Diesel Generator Sets

We’re the go-to source for commercial and industrial generators for sale that deliver the legendary reliability, power and efficiency you’ve come to expect from genuine Cat equipment. No matter the shape, size, power rating or regulatory environment, we’re able to custom configure a power solution to meet your specific needs.

Our selection of diesel generator sets for sale is available for prime, backup and standby power usage. Units range from the C4.4 generator with a 36-ekW minimum rating to the Tier 4 Final 3516C unit with a maximum rating of 2500 ekW. Cat diesel generators are engineered to lower fuel consumption and meet global emissions standards while offering the flexibility to power virtually any commercial application.

If you’re in the market to buy a gas generator set, we offer an array of fuel-flexible options built to run on natural gas, biogas, coal gas, propane and other alternative fuels. Our Cat natural gas industrial generators for sale will meet most global and U.S. emissions standards and are easy to select, permit and install. Whether you require a standalone primary electric source or multiple units that operate in parallel, we’ll work with you to build a power system that efficiently suits your requirements.

ATS, USP and Switchgears for Sale

In addition to offering an exclusive selection of new industrial and commercial generator sets, we also carry an extensive inventory of power systems and components to ensure your business remains productive and compliant. We offer switchgears for sale designed for monitoring and controlling standby/load management as well as paralleling installations in multiunit utilities. Our inventory of UPS systems provides the peace of mind your power supply will not be interrupted in case of an accident, emergency or disruption.

When you need to buy automatic transfer switches, we carry a variety of options in both ATC breaker/contractor and MX contactor units. Models are available in a range of ratings, transfer types and switch types depending on your unique requirements. In the event your operation does suffer an outage, the ATS will automatically redirect power between your primary and standby generators.

DIESEL GENERATOR SETS

Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of high-speed diesel generator sets and engines, offering ratings from 12kW to 17,460kW.

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GAS GENERATOR SETS

Caterpillar gas gensets are driving some powerful new changes in our world, like the flexibility to burn landfill methane, agricultural bio-gas, and natural gas.

GASEOUS FUEL POWER

BIOGAS ENGINES

INTEGRATED SYSTEMS

Integration ensures equipment is pre-configured to work together for optimum performance. By choosing a single supplier, you also benefit by having one point of contact for all of your support services.

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OPTIONS AND ATTACHMENTS

Customize your generator to fit your needs with Cat generator options, control panels, monitoring options and generator accessories. For a complete list and specifications, please contact us, or click on the + sign to expand each category below.

GENERATOR OPTIONS

  • Anti-Condensation Heater
  • Excitation System
  • Permanent Magnet Generator
  • Voltage Regulator

GENERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS & MONITORING OPTIONS

  • Auto-Start Control Panel
  • Auxiliary Controls
  • Digital Control Panel
  • Electronic Governor
  • Key Start Control Panel
  • Load Sharing
  • Remote Annunciator
  • Remote Monitoring Software
  • Shunt Trip
  • Single / Dual Circuit Breakers
  • Speed Control

GENERATOR ACCESSORIES

  • Auto-Start Control Panel
  • Auxiliary Controls
  • Digital Control Panel
  • Electronic Governor
  • Key Start Control Panel
  • Load Sharing
  • Remote Annunciator
  • Remote Monitoring Software
  • Shunt Trip
  • Single / Dual Circuit Breakers
  • Speed Control

GET A QUOTE FOR A GAS OR DIESEL GENERATOR SET

Get in Touch With Altorfer Cat Today!

As a comprehensive source of power system solutions in the region, we offer everything needed to power your business to success. Whether you’re looking to buy a gas generator set or an automatic transfer switch, we offer the best combination of quality, service, selection and value.

Experience the difference with partnering with the local power system experts. Contact us online, on the phone or in person at one of our convenient area locations for more information and a free quote on a commercial or industrial generator for sale today!

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