Generator Control Panels

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Organisation profile

Finning is the world's largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service for over 80 years. We sell, rent and provide parts and service for electric power, equipment and engines to customers in various sectors, including data , pharma , medical , manufacturing  mining, construction, petroleum, forestry and a wide range of power systems applications.

Training aim

The purpose of this presentation is to understand the factors of a generator control panel.

Learning objectives

To understand the different types of control panel, the key features each system can offer, and where best to locate each type of system.

Course outline


• Identify different types of control panel

• What are the common control panel applications

• Selecting control panel type

• Control panel considerations 

Trainer's profile

John Kennedy has a Graduate ship and a MSc in Marketing with 40 years experience in the power generation industry. Positions have included commissioning engineer, design manager, sales engineer, regional sales manager and sales manager. Employers since 1978 included O’Brien Machinery, McCormick Macnaughton (Irish Caterpillar dealer), Cummins, FG Wilson and now Finning.

Course duration

30 - 60 minutes

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Consultants, designers and electrical estimators/contractors who work within the power generation market.