Rolls-Royce provides world-class power solutions and complete life-cycle support under the product and solution brand mtu. Through digitalization and electrification, we develop drive and power generation solutions that are even cleaner and smarter and thus provide answers to the challenges posed by the rapidly growing societal demands for energy and mobility.
We deliver and service comprehensive, powerful and reliable systems, based on both gas and diesel engines, as well as electrified hybrid systems. These clean and technologically-advanced solutions serve our customers in the marine and infrastructure sectors worldwide. The Business Unit Power Systems of Rolls-Royce is headquartered in Friedrichshafen.
Biogas is an effective, efficient fuel option for a sustainable future. Agricultural farms, sewage and wastewater treatment plants, as well as landfills are already benefiting from its use and potential as a revenue stream. All of our generator sets combine the highest performance with the lowest emissions in the 762 kWe - 2,547 kWe power range.
Biogas has three major advantages: It can be stored, it is very economical to produce, and it is very eco-friendly. Our new generation of mtu gas gensets allows for cost-saving, sustainable and efficient operation using biogas. Continuously updated and further developed for over 25 years, the mtu Series 4000 optimizes the use of biogas both for primary power supply and to balance energy peaks. And best of all: It also creates the potential for a new revenue stream through waste-to-energy applications.
We support the entire ecosystem in biogas power generation. Click on a topic to learn more about our biogas solutions.
The modular design of mtu Series 4000 biogas systems and the individual scope of supply enable us to offer customized solutions ranging from single gensets to combined heat and power plants and microgrids.
mtu gas-powered generator sets provide you with continuous, economical, reliable, and future-ready power. Utilizing natural gas, biogas or other gases, mtu generator sets feature cutting-edge technology for combined heat and power (CHP), as well as combined heat, power and cooling (CHPC) solutions. All of our gas gensets feature high efficiency and low emissions in the 250 kWe - 2,535 kWe electrical power range. In addition, our mtu Series 500 and mtu Series 4000 gas gensets also offer hydrogen blending, for even more ecofriendly operarions.
mtu natural gas generator sets utilize cutting-edge technology that offers combined heat and power (CHP), as well as combined heat, power, and cooling (CHPC) for ultimate efficiency. All of our generator sets combine the highest performance with the lowest emissions in the 250 kWe – 2,535 kWe power range.
And now, with the ability to use a blend of natural gas and hydrogen, our highly-efficient gas gensets powered by the mtu Series 500 and mtu Series 4000 are even more eco-friendly and future-ready. They also have the possibility to be converted to 100% hydrogen, for when hydrogen is more widely accessible and economical as a primary fuel.
We offer a range of natural gas generator systems, each with a variety of features and specifications.
50 Hz: 250-2,535 kWe
60 Hz: 250-2,514 kWe
50 Hz: 776 – 2,535 kW
60 Hz: 762 - 2,521 kW
The new Series 4000 natural gas genset offers the highest power density in its class. Designed with cutting-edge technology, the new Series 4000 natural gas genset is optimized for maximum performance and low emissions to deliver an economical, reliable, and sustainable source of power. Discover how its performance and flexibility exceed expectations.
We are focused on developing and implementing system solutions for producing energy from climate-neutral regenerative fuels, such as combined heat and power systems (CHP) for biogas.
The principle of a CHP system based on biogas is simple: biogas is generated during the fermentation of organic material and is then collected. It is then used by a cogeneration system in order to create both heat and power to be used locally or fed into the national power grid. It represents a clean, economical and sustainable way to provide power.
The mtu Series 4000 natural gas genset offers the highest power density in its class. Designed with cutting-edge technology, the mtu Series 4000 natural gas genset is optimized for maximum performance and low emissions to deliver an economical, reliable, and sustainable source of power. They are ideally suited for a variety of applications including utility, industrial manufacturing, hospital and data centers, among others.
Green hydrogen – i.e. hydrogen from carbon-neutral production sources – is the key to this future. It can be used directly as a fuel for fuel cells or hydrogen engines, or as a basis for synthetic fuels such as e-methanol or e-diesel, that are produced using additional green energy. We're addressing the entire hydrogen ecosystem – from production and storage of hydrogen to downstream processing and use in fuel cells or hydrogen-fueled combined heat and power plants. Our customers can rely on integrated mtu total solutions from a single provider.
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
Customers around the world trust us to provide reliable power for a wide range of applications, such as healthcare, data centers, airports, manufacturing plants and independent power stations.
Our product portfolio covers diesel generator sets for 50 Hz markets up to 4,000 kVA and for 60 Hz markets up to 3,250 kWe
50 HZ: 30-94 kVA
60 HZ: 27-400 kWe
From 27 to 400 kWe (30 to 94 kVA), this generator set is built with the same engineering and system expertise as our larger gensets, featuring low fuel consumption, high efficiency and outstanding reliability
We offer power modules that generate electrical energy (and are ideal for remote locations or areas with unreliable power supply), and combined heat and power units (CHP), which are perfect if your operation requires thermal and electrical energy.
Our standardized power module is designed to meet the requirements of a variety of applications. The containerized unit includes a generator set, switchgear - including a control and monitoring system – together with all necessary connections and supply systems (such as ventilation, lubricant supply and heat recovery).
Our gas supply systems can power a variety of applications, from entire communities to construction sites and factories. Whatever your specific need, mtu power modules have the flexibility to accomplish your goals.
Economic growth and growing populations are changing customers’ demand for power. Governments and industry are moving towards renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. At the same time, advancements in digitalization have already transformed many industries. Microgrids and hybrid systems meet the growing demand for more flexible, sustainable and cost-effective solutions.
Whether you are operating infrastructure services or public institutions, or running a commercial business, mtu microgrid solutions offers a wide variety of applications and service products, each individually designed to meet your specific needs.
Scalable solutions for every customer need.
A microgrid solution that combines heat and power from a gas genset like the new mtu Series 500 with solar panels and a battery energy storage system can cut energy costs by 42%. How? Download the following use case and learn how you can:
Particularly for intensive manufacturing plants, saving on the energy bill can be a decisive factor for commercial competitiveness. The following use case from the German manufacturing industry illustrates how a microgrid solution can enable up to 21% in energy cost savings. Two scenarios are thereby highlighted. Download the technical article and learn how you can significantly reduce your energy costs:
On-grid electricity tariffs in Germany rank among the highest in the world. As the following use case demonstrates, electric vehicle (EV) fast charging hubs along Autobahns equipped with renewable energy solutions can increase their grid independence and reduce energy consumption by up to 12%. The technical article below for download highlights two scenarios:
Electricity makes up a significant share of a mine’s operating costs. Renewable energy solutions such as photovoltaics (PV) and an battery energy storage system (BESS) can lower energy costs by as much as 53% – along with the environmental footprint. How? The following use case of a mine in Australia offers two scenarios. Download the technical article below and discover how:
Optimum set-up to help with microgrid and storage projects.
Our mtu EnergyPack Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is a key component for improving the reliability and profitability of microgrids and energy systems. It stores electricity from any distributed power source – such as gensets, wind turbines, or solar panels – and delivers it when needed. The mtu EnergyPack is a scalable all-in-one solution.
The mtu microgrid controller integrates generation, storage and demand seamlessly. It optimizes the production and use of power supplies to meet your specific requirements, whether your priority is cost, carbon footprint or availability.
Superior low load operation capability and excellent load acceptance makes mtu diesel systems a perfect fit for flexible operation within microgrids. Also, the best-in-class power density provides a high margin of safety in case backup power is called for.
Efficient fuel utilization and economic lifecycle cost make mtu gas systems a sustainable energy source for microgrids. Fast, flexible response to load changes and low load operation capability support a combination of renewable energy sources. With the given fuel flexibility across different gases (natural gas, biogas or other gases), site-specific gas conditions can be catered for.
Economic growth and growing populations are pushing up electricity demand across the world. Governments and industry are moving away from conventional power plants toward distributed renewable energies, creating challenges for historically centralized grid systems. The mtu EnergyPack is a perfect answer to this changing energy environment, enabling existing power systems to adapt to current trends.
It is creating a range of possibilities involving renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power – all aimed at creating sustainable power delivery systems that are ready for the future. Whether you need a fully autonomous off-grid facility or simply want to manage your power supplies more efficiently – such as engaging in peak shaving, load-shifting or grid stabilization – the mtu EnergyPack is a scalable, all-in-one solution that provides reliable power anytime, anywhere.
The mtu EnergyPack is a key component for improving the reliability and profitability of microgrids and energy systems. It stores electricity from any distributed power source – such as gensets, wind turbines or solar panels – and delivers it when needed. The mtu EnergyPack is available in three sizes: QS, QM, and QL, from 60 kVA to 2,000 kVA, and from 70 kWh to 2,200 kWh.
So whatever power and capacity you need, the mtu EnergyPack is the perfect storage solution for your energy needs.
The interiors of the containerized housings are divided into sections – some with outside air contact and some without – to keep the sensitive electrics and batteries protected from any pollution. The mtu EnergyPack QG with scalable capacities up to several hundred megawatt hours offers individual configuration options, for example for energy suppliers or energy trading.
From mission-critical to everyday backup and standby power to continuous power and heat and cooling supply, we provide complete, dependable diesel and gas power generation solutions wherever—and whenever—reliability is needed. With thousands of installations worldwide, mtu is a trusted brand for complete power solutions to a variety of applications, such as healthcare, hotels, data centers, manufacturing and independent power plants. Using proven technology, mtu diesel generator sets and gas-powered cogeneration systems feature low lifecycle costs and peace of mind. That’s why mtu systems are trusted all over the world, providing reliable heat and power efficiently.
With hundreds of flights every day, there is no margin for error at an airport. Reliable backup power is essential. We offer reliable backup power solutions and cogeneration systems to ensure continuous and emergency standby power.
We supply all the expertise, equipment and services needed to integrate complete power solutions for schools, universities, sports facilities, office facilities, shopping malls, cinema complexes and theaters that often generate heat and obtain power from the public grid separately.
We supply all the expertise, equipment and services needed to integrate complete power solutions for Sewage Water Treatment.
From small properties to large resorts: hotels have a high demand for continuous power 365 days and 24 hours a day.
We provide dependable diesel and gas power generation solutions that all types of agricultural operations — and their surrounding communities — count on every day.
Aquatic centers and public swimming pools require consistently high levels of heat and power year-round. These are ideal conditions for an mtu combined heat and power (CHP) system.
Reliable mtu generator sets act as safeguards to ensure uninterrupted power supplies to governmental and public buildings.
We supply all the expertise, equipment and services needed to integrate complete power solutions – from fuel supply to electrical design.
Production processes require high amounts of continuous power to ensure reliable and economical manufacturing. mtu solutions provide the power security manufacturers need to be productive and profitable.
Emergency diesel generators are used when nuclear power plants are disconnected from the grid. They ensure the power supply to important components such as the reactor cooling system - to ensure a controlled shutdown of the reactor.
We supply all the expertise, equipment and services needed to integrate complete power solutions – from fuel supply to electrical design.
As the global population continues to grow, so does the demand for energy. The need for reliable, cost-effective energy solutions, especially for residential use, has never been greater.
mtu diesel generator power station sets provide continuous power, standby power as well as hybrid power. Our diesel standby generator sets cover a complete power range with an industry-leading average load factor, reliability and availability.
Whether it is continuous, standby or prime power, power generation or combined heat and power production (CHP), mtu gas generator sets are effective, dependable and configured to meet your exact requirement.