Power Generation

Diesel Generator Sets

mtu diesel generator sets provide reliable solutions for all of your power generation needs.

Over half a century of experience with gensets

Backed by decades of experience and total system expertise, mtu diesel gensets are designed for maximum reliability, featuring low fuel consumption, long service intervals and low emissions

Wide range of genset applications

Customers around the world trust us to provide reliable power for a wide range of applications, such as healthcare, data centers, airports, manufacturing plants and independent power stations. Our product portfolio covers diesel generator sets up to 3250 kWe

Robust construction

Our diesel gensets benefit from a design that means they are ready to operate in any situation – even extreme operations


Low operating costs result from long maintenance intervals and an ultra-efficient, fuel-optimized operation


Our diesel gensets fulfill emissions regulations easily as well as powering your operation


We have been designing and producing power generation solutions for more than 60 years, and all of this experience goes into your model

Industry-leading load factor

85% load factor for standby applications and 75% for prime power

ISO designed and manufactured

Our facilities are certified to standards ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004

Advanced monitoring & communications

Wide range of applications available from island operation to mains parallel operation

Our diesel generator set range

Our product portfolio covers diesel generator sets for 50 Hz markets up to 4,000 kVA and for 60 Hz markets up to 3,250 kWe

mtu 0080 DS – mtu 0225 DS

50 HZ: 30-94 kVA
60 HZ: 27-400 kWe
From 27 to 400 kWe (30 to 94 kVA), this generator set is built with the same engineering and system expertise as our larger gensets, featuring low fuel consumption, high efficiency and outstanding reliability

mtu 1600 DS

50 HZ: 460-730 kVA
60 HZ: 400-600 kWe
The mtu 1600 DS genset brings mtu power, technology and reliability to the power range from 400 to 600 kWe (460 to 730 kVA)

mtu 2000 DS

50 HZ: 750-1400 kVA
60 HZ: 900-1250 kWe
The mtu 2000 DS genset delivers proven reliability and also features state-of-the-art common rail technology. It ranges from 900 to 1250 kWe (60 Hz) and 750 to 1400 kVA (50 Hz)

mtu 4000 DS

50 HZ: 1600-4000 kVA
60 HZ: 1550-3250 kWe
The mtu 4000 DS generator set performs at the highest level, featuring a robust design and optimal fuel consumption. It ranges from 1550 to 3250 kWe (60 Hz) and 1600 to 4000 (kVA)

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