Electric Power

  • Specs Summary
  • Configuration
    Traditional customizable PLC based floor standing switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple utilities, generators, and loads
  • Modes of Operation
    Multi-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components.
  • Application
    LV and MV (208V - 38 kV)
  • ANSI Protective Devices
    15/25, 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 50, 51

Cat EGP Switchgear

Caterpillar offers standard Switchgear products, which can support a wide variety of applications, or provide a custom designed system to meet your specific project needs. The Emergency Generator paralleling (EGP) product supports paralleling on an isolated generator bus and is commonly used in prime power or emergency standby systems. Caterpillar Standard Switchgear products provide a solution able to combine all elements of monitoring and control for Caterpillar generator sets in a single-source package. Caterpillar also designs and manufacturers custom switchgear to meet specific customer requirements and functionality.

Technical Summary

  • Configuration Traditional customizable PLC based floor standing switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple utilities, generators, and loads
  • Modes of Operation Multi-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components.
  • Application LV and MV (208V - 38 kV)

Generator Protective Devices

  • ANSI Protective Devices 15/25, 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 50, 51

Utility Protective Devices

Environmental Parameters

  • Certifications IBC, CBC, UBC & OSHPD Certified
  • Control Panel Enclosure NEMA 1 or NEMA 3R Freestanding Construction
  • Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C
  • Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C
  • Low Voltage Standards NEMA SG-5, CSA, ANSI C37.51, ANSI C37.20.1, UL 1558 or UL 891, NFPA 110, NFPA 99 and NFPA 70
  • Medium Voltage Standards NEMA SG-5, ANSI / IEEE C37.20.2, CSA-C22.2 No. 31-M89, EEMAC G8-3.2, NFPA 70, NFPA 99 and NFPA 1110

Standard Equipment

EGP Switchgear

  • Choice of 19” Surface Acoustic Wave Color or 15” Resistive Color Touchscreen
  • Circuit Breaker Control Switch with Indicators
  • Audible Alarm & Horn Silence Button
  • Emergency Stop Button for each generator
  • Instant Auto Switch
  • Generator Demand Priority Control

Optional Equipment

Redundant Touchscreens

Redundant Communication Networks

ATS and UPS Communication & Display

Data Table Interface

  • * Accomodates interface with a building management system for monitoring all system parameters via Modbus RTU or TCP

Historical Trending (19” Touchscreen)

Remote Event Notification

Supplemental Hardware Synchronization check relay (ANSI 25 Device)

  • * Provides additional discrete synchronization protection

Remote Power Monitoring System

  • * To monitor breaker status, alarms, metering and other operating parameters

Distribution Breaker monitoring and control NFPA JCAHO Reporting

Long Term Historical Trending