Power Generation Resources

Worldwide Power Products believes that an informed customer is a satisfied customer. We are always happy to explain the technical aspects of generators and engines or help customers educate themselves about related concerns such as sizing, maintenance, service, fuel cleaning and more. In this section, we’ve provided some “ready reference” information we think you will find helpful.

Manufacturer Profiles

To help our customers make an informed choice between the top manufacturers before they purchase or rent generators or engines, we’ve compiled this handy list of manufacturer profiles.


Customers rely on us to answer a variety of questions about generators and engines. In this section, you can read the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Power Calculator

Our power calculators help you determine the size of generator you need for your specific application. Here, you will also find calculators for unit conversions and other power-related calculations.

Electrical Formulas

Look no further than this page for a list of common electrical formulas and a link to others you might need.

Diesel Fuel Consumption Chart

Do you need to calculate approximate fuel consumption for a particular generator, based upon size and load? Use the handy chart we’ve provided – or download it as a PDF.

Natural Gas Consumption Chart

Estimate the amount of fuel you will consume operating your natural gas generator at a given load, based on your unit’s size in kW. – or download it as a PDF.

Caterpillar Serial Number Prefixes

Search all Caterpillar serial number prefixes by model to easily identify your engine. Sorted for all Cat industrial, marine, petroleum, truck engines and generators.

Caterpillar Generator End Identification Table

Use a generator end’s arrangement number, group number, frame size, or engine model to find the information you need on your genset.

SAE Housing and Flywheel Sizing Guides

Easy-to-read chart helps you match dimensions XD, XB, XE, XF and XG on your engine to determine the combination of SAE adaptions for the engine housing and flywheel.

Voltages and Frequencies by Country

Find the single-phase voltage, three-phase voltage, frequency (in Hertz), number of wires, and plug type for countries around the world.

Financing Options

Worldwide Power Products provides a wide range of financing options for both generators and engines, including lease-purchases. Don’t let concerns about financing stop you from purchasing the equipment you need!

Hurricane Preparation Solutions

Backup power from WPP is the best safeguard against hurricanes and other weather disasters. The time to prepare for the next hurricane season is now. And especially if you’re in an at-risk area, a backup generator will likely pay for itself sooner rather than later.

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