Caterpillar SMART-Microgrid with Renewable Energy Sources

Caterpillar Defense & Federal Products
Mossville, Illinois, United States

Application Area:Smart/Micro Grid
Development Status:Commercial Product
Organization Type:Corporation
Executive Summary:The Caterpillar 250kW SMART-Grid integrates three commercial generator sets, a central battery storage system with 250kW bi-directional inverter, AGM battery storage, HMI supervisory controller with remote operation capabilities, with solar, wind or fuel cell renewable energy sources. The system is constructed from COTS products and is scalable up to 2MW.