rental power solutions

Planned & Emergency Rental Power


Cat® Rental is your one source for all your rental power needs. When you’re looking for a generator rental, we’re prepared with whatever you need for temporary power – from disaster relief or scheduled power system maintenance, to a standby power supply or a special event. Cat generators are engineered for easy transporting and fast installation, designed to work alone or in redundancy, and to meet your greatest power need in the shortest time.

Cat Rental Power delivers clean, reliable, fuel-efficient gensets whenever and wherever you need them. We’re hard at work around the globe providing single-source access to all product and accessory needs – and our experts are with you all the way to help you design a system, deliver equipment, and provide technical support, service, maintenance, and training programs.

Our Inventory of Cat® Rental Power Equipment

Cat generator are available in gas or diesel fuel options to meet your unique operational and environmental requirements. Diesel generators tend to consume less fuel, although they produce more noise and emit a harsher odor than natural gas models. Both types feature robust, fuel-efficient Cat engines that deliver maximum reliability. They also come in an assortment of sizes, configurations and voltage output capacities, making it easy to find a unit that meets your specific power generation needs. 

Our generators have solidly constructed enclosures that protect them from the elements, so you can use them with confidence in the most extreme weather conditions. User-friendly controls make them simple to operate. Many models include automatic voltage regulators that facilitate a fast recovery during transient load changes. Numerous options are available so you can customize the generator to your usage requirements.

The mobility of our rental power products allows you to transport and place them at remote job sites or wherever else you're looking to add a dependable electrical power source. They're mounted on DOT-approved trailers that ensures compliance and provides extra safety when hauling. Multiple hitch options are available to allow you to make a secure trailer connection to your vehicle. Transport your generator to, from and around your job sites with total peace of mind. 

What Are the Benefits of Using Rental Power Equipment?

Renting can offer several advantages for your company:

  • Using late-model, thoroughly inspected and expertly maintained products to maximize productivity, efficiency and reliability
  • Cutting expenses related to repairing, storing, maintaining and insuring machinery
  • Having the flexibility to add to your fleet quickly whenever the need arises
  • Reducing disposal hassles and costs — you won't have to worry about selling or trading in outdated models
  • Maintaining a smaller fleet can free up capital to invest in other areas of your operation
  • Taking more control of your project costs to increase profitability and boost your bottom line
  • Trying out products you're thinking of purchasing with no risk or long-term obligation
  • Making sure you have the right equipment for the job when performing unique or specialized tasks

Learn More About Our Rental Power Solutions

When you choose us as your rental power provider, you'll also receive exceptional service from the time you contact us until you return your equipment. We'll work with you to arrange flexible, affordable rental terms based on your timeframe and budget. We'll do everything possible to make sure your generator arrives at your site as quickly as possible. We're available around the clock to deliver prompt, on-site repair service, ensuring your equipment doesn't leave you in the dark. 

Peruse our inventory of power generation equipment and other rental products. If you have questions or want more information, give us a call anytime at 1-800-RENT-CAT. If you're ready to rent, contact us online for a fast quote. Rent generators or whatever else your company requires to keep moving forward from a business partner that does whatever it takes.

creating a three-step power plan

Critical moments require critical power. We have developed a three-step approach to assist you with your power planning needs, from events and maintenance to emergencies. Find out how your Cat dealer can provide you with quick, reliable power on the spot.

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Read about Cat rental power products in action helping companies like yours.

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Your dealer will get you set up and running quickly with everything you need, whenever and wherever you need them. In North America, call 1-800-RENT CAT, or click below.

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Planned or unplanned – we’re on our way

Our experts in the field can immediately assess your situation, create and deliver a customized solution, and provide connections, fuel, start-up, service, and maintenance. We can even remain on site for support. Preparing for future outages? We can help with site visits for contingency planning and financial packages to save you time and money.

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