Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines and compressors, with approximately 15,500 units sold with more than 2.7 billion operating hours in more than 100 countries. Products from Solar play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world.
Solar's products include gas turbine engines, gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets.
Solar gas turbines support sustainable production and development through energy efficiency, low greenhouse gas emissions, and low pollutant emissions. Solar gas turbines improve energy security and reliability with a power-to-heat ratio that matches very well with campus electrical and heating/cooling loads. Over 115 Solar gas turbines are installed on campuses around the world.
CHP, Cogeneration, Trigeneration & Electrical Equipment; Energy Conservation, Efficiency; Microgrids; Turbines