Power Generation

Diesel Generator Sets

Top level performance, robust design and optimal fuel consumption. With six different ratings for flexible decentralized energy.

Over half a century of experience in power generation

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.

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Wide range of applications

Customers around the world trust us to provide reliable power for a wide range of applications, such as healthcare, data centers, airports, waste water  treatment plants manufacturing plants and independent power stations. Our product portfolio covers diesel generator sets up to  3,250 kWe (60 Hz) and up to 4,000 kVA (50 Hz).  

Superior transient operation

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

Mature & reliable design

Designed to operate in any situation – even in extreme conditions

High power density

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

Total cost of ownership

Providing the power you need while easily fulfilling emissions regulations

Output range

Diesel generator set portfolio

mtu Series 4000

50 Hz: 1,600 – 4,000 kVA
60 Hz: 1,125 – 3,250 kWe
The mtu Series 4000 generator set performs at the highest level, featuring a robust design and optimal fuel consumption. A perfect solution for decentralized energy supply.

mtu Series 2000

50 Hz: 770 – 1,270 kVA
60 Hz: 680 – 1,250 kWe
The mtu Series 2000 delivers power output within a few seconds with industry leading load factors even in extreme ambient conditions.

mtu Series 1600

50 Hz: 460 – 730 kVA
60 Hz: 400 – 600 kWe
The mtu Series 1600 genset brings mtu power, technology and reliability to the power range from 400 to 600 kWe (460 to 730 kVA).

mtu Series 0080 – mtu Series 0225

50 Hz: 30 – 94 kVA
60 Hz: 27 – 400 kWe
These lower power range generator sets are built with the same engineering and system expertise as our larger gensets, featuring low fuel consumption, high efficiency and outstanding reliability.

Sustainable fuels

Even today, our mtu Series 4000 and Series 1600 engines for power generation are approved to run on synthetic paraffinic diesel fuels in accordance with EN 15940, which includes the biofuel HVO. In 2023, approval for Series 2000 and Series 4000 engines in key applications is expected as well. HVO is one of the first commercially available fuels that can be used to power internal combustion engines in a significantly more climate-friendly way.  

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Sustainable fuels: E-Diesel and HVO make mtu engines (almost) climate-neutral

by Lucie Maluck

Up to 100 percent lower CO2 emissions, yet the same amount of power: synthetic diesel fuels make a major contribution to climate protection. Which mtu engines can already run on these fuels today?

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Use of Artificial Intelligence to control the energy systems of the future

by Peter Thomas

Rolls-Royce is using mtu EnergetIQ to control its smart energy systems – all the way from simple emergency generator sets to complex microgrid set-ups. EnergetIQ is flexible, scalable and based on Artificial Intelligence.

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"With HVO, we reduce CO2 emissions by 90 percent".

by Silke Rockenstein

Rolls-Royce and AVK provide over 3.5 gigawatts of emergency power for data centers in the UK. In an interview, AVK Managing Director Chris Pritchard explains which sustainable solutions data center operators are relying on and what role HVO fuel plays in this.

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Walking the journey to Net Zero together

by Lucie Maluck

At the mtu Power Generation Symposium, experts discussed how mtu solutions are helping to master the energy transition.

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