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For 100 years, Cummins’ technology has powered success around the world. Our comprehensive portfolio delivers centralized as well as distributed energy solutions for your unique power need—commercial, industrial, marine, mining, recreational, emergency and residential. Products include diesel and gas engines ranging from 49 – 5,500 hp, diesel and gas powered generator sets ranging from 15 – 3750 kVA, alternators, generator-drive engines, battery storage systems and integrated power systems, combining generator sets and power control and transfer technologies. Services range from system design, project management, operations and maintenance contracts to the development of turnkey power plants and energy modeling. With 600 distributors and 7,200 dealer locations in 190 countries and territories, we offer global capabilities and local support wherever and whenever you need us. Cummins technologies and employees are Powering a World That’s Always On.

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Types of Microgrids

Dec. 4, 2023
No two microgrids are the same. Check out two types of microgrids with these real-life case studies.
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Components of Microgrids

Oct. 12, 2023
Microgrids are technology marvels. Check out the different components that come together under a microgrid.
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Benefits of Microgrids and Why Businesses Need Them

June 12, 2023
From sustainability to economics, microgrids offer benefits for many businesses.
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What is a Microgrid and How Microgrids Work

March 3, 2023
Aytek Yuksel, content marketing director at Cummins, helps you boost your energy IQ with four common questions and answers about living on microgrids.

Videos & Resources

Take an In-Depth Exploration into Cummins State-of-the-Art Microgrid Testing Facility

March 26, 2024
In 2022, Cummins proudly celebrated the opening of a new microgrid laboratory, the Power Integration Center (PIC) at their campus in Fridley, MN. The PIC is one of the largest...

Biodiesel Usage in Cummins Engines: Standby Power Genset Applications

Feb. 22, 2024
Decarbonization efforts worldwide have driven demand for biodiesel in recent years. Learn more about these efforts and trends and what they may mean for your power journey.
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Data Center Microgrids: Planning for Your Microgrid

Jan. 9, 2023
The energy grid is increasingly vulnerable to outages thanks to aging infrastructure and the growing impact of climate change. Traditionally, data centers have turned to uninterruptible...

A Sustainable Marina Microgrid at Fisherman's Landing

May 27, 2022
This white paper explores how the remote marina of Fisherman’s Landing, on the shores of Desolation Sound, British Columbia, solved its power challenges despite having a wide ...
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Energy Modeling: An Essential Step in Microgrid Projects

March 31, 2022
Learn how energy modeling can be used to determine the best energy mix for your microgrid, as well as determine how big it needs to be to achieve your project goals.
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Transforming Microgrids with Hydrogen

May 10, 2021
Utilizing hydrogen in microgrids can play a key role in overcoming many of the challenges with the traditional energy economy such as aging infrastructure, changing customer demands...

An Introduction to the Smart Grid

May 14, 2020
This paper summarizes the United States Federal Government’s vision for the Smart Grid, as well as the tools utilized, the opportunities created and challenges faced.

The Latest Evolution of Distributed Energy Resources — Opportunity for Business Within PJM

May 14, 2020
Cummins and NRG outline distributed energy resource-related opportunities available to businesses and institutions within the PJM Interconnection, one of the world’s largest organized...

Evaluating Cogeneration for your Facility : A Look at the Potential Energy-Efficiency, Economic, and Environmental Benefits

May 13, 2020
Cogeneration, also known as combined heat and power (CHP), is the on-site production of multiple types of energy – usually electricity, heat, and/or cooling – from a single source...

The Case for Waste to Energy: Utilizing Low-Btu Reciprocating Gas Engine Generators

May 13, 2020
This paper outlines the process for determining waste-to-energy site suitability, reviews the maintenance issues and technology answers related to contaminants often found in ...

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