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Overview

The Cat® PGS Module is a scalable, rapidly deployable energy storage system. The PGS integrates with solar or other renewable sources to provide short duration power when the renewable source is not available or virtual spinning reserve to optimize generator sets efficiency. This system provides temporary backup power to facilities in the event of a power outage.

Technical Summary

  • Application Facility backup, Spinning reserve, Transient Assist Facility backup, Spinning reserve, Transient Assist
  • Module Type Energy Storage, Grid firming / grid stabilization Energy Storage, Grid firming / grid stabilization
  • Rated Power 125 - 2500 kW 125 - 2500 kW

Reliable and Scalable

  • Pre-engineered containers shipped as a single unit that can be quickly installed on site
  • Multiple modules operate in parallel for increased capacity

Renewable Integration

  • Designed to work with an array of renewable systems, including solar and wind
  • Integration with Cat Microgrid Master Controller (MMC) increases renewable penetration

Grid Stabilization

  • Protects against many of the common power problems, including power failure, voltage sags/surges, and under/over voltage conditions

Inverters

  • Intelligent controls for the charging and discharging of the energy storage equipment
  • Static VAR compensator
  • Full four-quadrant output power factor control
  • Automatic anti-islanding
  • Grid forming
  • Parallel-ready - multiple modules may be used in parallel to increase total output

Power Grid Stabilization Standard Equipment

Power Grid Stabilization

  • Cat BDP bi-directional power inverter(s)
  • Energy storage batteries
  • Color HMI touchscreen
  • Remote communications via Modbus TCP
  • HVAC system to maintain 15°C to 27°C (60°F to 80°F) interior temperatures
  • Interior AC lighting and convenience receptacles
  • Fire suppression system

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