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Industrial & commercial backup generators

Industrial & commercial backup generators

Specialists in backup generators for businesses

Get the best standby generator for your commercial or industrial needs, 24/7/365

From commercial to construction, industrial plants to offshore rigs, power outages cost time and money. Whether you’re embarking on planned maintenance, dealing with an emergency, or just meeting unexpected demand, trust Aggreko to help anywhere in the world.

Aggreko’s industrial and commercial backup generators range from 35 kW generators to containerized 2 MW units. Whatever the scale of your operations, our standby generators will get you back to business at short notice. We can provide whatever you need, whether that’s a compact natural gas backup generator or a compact diesel generator.

And, because it’s Aggreko, you’ll benefit from our fast response and unparalleled commitment to service. It’s not just generator backup – it’s the expertise and capability you need for every scenario.

Diesel and natural gas standby generators available for rent

Specialists in backup generator installation for businesses

What makes Aggreko different is our in-depth knowledge of your industry, your challenges, and how you do business. Our decades of experience mean you get a team that knows what you need – and how to deliver it quickly and effectively.

Around the world, we’ve spent decades working with businesses of every shape and size – from data centers and oil and gas to municipal governments and industrial mining.

What every project has in common is our unique customer-centric approach. Whether you need a diesel backup generator or a standby generator for when primary power is offline, we’ll deliver the emergency power you need, when you need it, in a way that makes sense for your business.

Our backup generator services cover anything from planned maintenance to urgent power requirements

Working with us, you’ll get a proactive partner for everything you need. We’re there to respond in a crisis and keep your operations moving. But we’re also there to help you plan for the future with standby generators to deliver redundant power before you need it.

It’s a blend of responsive and proactive service, designed to keep you up and running whatever happens.

Frequently asked questions about backup generators

What size backup generator do I need?

The right backup generator depends on your environment and applications – but we’ll help you get the precise power you need with:

  • Rental standby generators and backup generators of all sizes and power ratings
  • Modular backup generators for unbeatable scalability
  • A fast, local presence and global reach
  • All available 24/7/365

What do backup generators run on?

Generators run on a variety of fuel types. With Aggreko, you can get everything you need from one partner, including:

  • Generators
  • Rental fuel tanks
  • Rental power accessories

How much does a commercial backup generator cost?

At Aggreko, we’ll help you control costs by finding the ideal match for your needs:

  • Emergency generators from 35 kW to 1,500 kW
  • Containerized backup generators from 500 kW to 2 MW
  • Flexible terms for as long as you need

Do standby generators run on gas or oil?

Standby generators can run on a variety of fuels – the right one for you will depend on your environment, applications, and power requirements. Our expert team can recommend the most appropriate fuel source for your business – and your budget – whether that’s natural gas, diesel, or a combination of multiple fuels.

How do backup generators work?

Backup generators turn fuel into power, working alongside or in place of your primary power sources. What makes standby generators effective is that they can be configured to step in whenever primary power goes down – whether that’s due to an unexpected fault or planned downtime. As a result, you’re never without the energy you need.

How long do standby generators last?

The operating life of a standby generator installation is several decades if properly maintained. But, day-to-day, the length of time they can remain operational is limited only by fuel. With Aggreko, get a team to manage and monitor your standby generator, helping you stay prepared for every eventuality.

“Emergencies is what we do. We’ll help you make sense of your needs and address them, quickly and efficiently, anywhere in the world.”

Fast delivery is just the beginning

In critical scenarios, losing backup power could devastate your operations. That’s why we don’t just deliver and install backup and standby generators – we safeguard their performance for as long as you need.

Our 24/7 remote monitoring guarantees reliable, continuous service – and a backup generator you can count on to keep you working every day.

A track record of high-performing backup generators

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