Solar Turbines

Solar Turbines manufactures mid-size industrial gas turbines for use in electric power generation, gas compression, and pumping systems. Products from Solar Turbines include six families of gas turbine engines, Saturn®, Centaur®, Mercury™, Taurus™, Mars®, Titan™ rated from 1590 to 30,000 horsepower. 10 models of Solar® centrifugal gas compressors and gas turbine-powered compressor sets for both production and pipeline applications, mechanical-drive packages, and generator sets ranging from 1.1 to 22 megawatts. Solar also manufactures Turbotronic™ microprocessor-based control systems.

Solar’s rugged, reliable industrial gas turbines can operate on a wide variety of fuels, including natural gas, distillates, NGL, LNG, coal-seam methane, hydrogen, and renewable fuels, such as landfill and sewage gases. Around the world, more and more people are recognizing the benefits to the environment and the favorable economics of renewable fuels. With low emissions and quiet operation Solar gas turbine engines provide clean, sustainable energy solutions for customers, helping to protect the health of workers and job sites, and respecting residents of communities and neighborhoods around the world.

The Solar brand delivers high value, products and services to customers. More than 70% of Solar’s products are exported from the United States. Solar sells, manufactures, and services its products in 98 countries from 43 locations. Solar participates in two major market segments: Oil and Gas Production and Transmission (O&G), and Power Generation (PG).

Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products. To learn more about Solar, please visit mysolar.cat.com.

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