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Cummins Power Generation Announces Four New Diesel Generator Set Models in the 175-300 kW Range

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Cummins Power Generation Announces Four New Diesel Generator Set Models in the 175-300 kW Range08:00 EDT Tuesday, August 14, 2012MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cummins Power Generation, a division of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI), announced the release of four new diesel generator sets using the QSB7 and QSL9 engine platforms. The new models include 175, 200, 275 and 300 kW power nodes.Both engine platforms feature a common rail fuel system with proven electronic controls for precise engine manipulation and low-maintenance filter assemblies to minimize downtime. All models comply with the EPA Tier 3 emission requirements for emergency standby applications. The 175 and 200 kW Generator Sets with the QSB7 EngineBuilt on the proven 6.7-liter, 6-cylinder QSB7 engine platform, the new 175 and 200 kW generator sets are smaller, lighter and quieter than the models they are replacing. They also offer improved fuel economy, better derate performance, a choice of PowerCommand® controls and optional dual circuit breakers with identical ampacity trip settings.The 275 and 300 kW Generator Sets with the QSL9 EngineThe 275 and 300 kW models, built on the 8.9-liter, 6-cylinder QSL9 engine, are lighter and smaller than the units they are replacing. They also offer improved cold-starting performance. They are as quiet as their predecessor models and like them, these models come with options for additional sound attenuation.Aniruddha Natekar, marketing manager of Cummins Power Generation, said, "We are excited to announce these new diesel-fueled generator set models. They offer an attractive combination of new features and additional options at competitive price points. They meet the demands of a significant and growing market of smaller businesses, which are continually challenged by frequent and severe power outages."Keith Lovegren, senior product manager at Cummins Power Generation, adds "This announcement is a great example of Cummins incorporating customer feedback into product development. The new product lines include a range of features that were driven by customer requests, such as optional dual circuit breakers with identical ampacity trip settings, Level 3 sound-attenuated enclosures, run-time-based fuel tanks and more."All of these new models are currently available for order. Please contact your local Cummins distributor for pricing and delivery information, or visit www.cumminspower.com for additional product information.  About Cummins Power GenerationCummins Power Generation, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), is a global leader dedicated to increasing the availability and reliability of electric power around the world. With more than 90 years of experience, its global network of distributors in more than 190 countries delivers innovative solutions for any power need ? commercial, industrial, recreational, emergency and residential.Products include alternators, generator-drive engines and pre-integrated power systems, combining generator sets with power control and transfer technologies. Services range from system design, project management, operations and maintenance contracts to development of turnkey power plants. For more information, contact Madeline Foss, Marketing Communications Manager, Power Products, Cummins Power Generation, 3850 Victoria St. Shoreview, MN 55126. Phone: 651-787-6129. Or visit www.cumminspower.com.    Cummins Contact:Madeline FossMarketing Communications ManagerPower ProductsCummins Power Generation651-787-6129Agency Contact:Nora PurmortPeriscope612-399-0633npurmort@periscope.comSOURCE Cummins Power Generation