Diesel Generator Rentals in AL & FL

Whether it’s an emergency outage or scheduled maintenance, power interruptions can be frustrating and inconvenient for your business. Luckily, a diesel generator can ensure a smooth workflow until the main electricity source is restored.

If you’re considering renting a commercial diesel-powered generator, turn to Thompson Power Systems. We have a broad product selection and extensive industry knowledge. We proudly rent diesel generator sets made by Caterpillar. This manufacturer is globally prized for its durability, quality, and performance.

Explore our available Cat® diesel generators, then contact us to begin the rental process!

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Diesel Generator Sets for Rent in Alabama and Northwest Florida

Diesel generators operate by burning diesel fuels to produce electricity. They can provide a stable backup power source for various industrial settings, including:

  • Construction sites
  • Mines
  • Agricultural settings
  • Hospitals and health care facilities
  • Data centers
  • Landfills
  • Power stations
  • Wastewater treatment plants
  • Manufacturing facilities

A diesel-powered generator can be an asset for your business. You can continue your commercial operations as usual during a power outage, keeping your team productive and on schedule. Thompson Power Systems maintains a vast selection of rental diesel generators, including standby and mobile units.

Types of Diesel Generators

Whether your power needs are temporary or long-term, Thompson Power Systems has a diesel generator for you. Choose from the styles available in our rental selection:

  • Standby: Standby generators are larger units designed to remain in one spot. They serve more permanent, demanding electricity requirements. They provide backup power for large work sites like hospitals, mines, and construction sites.
  • Towable: A type of portable unit, towable generators have wheels and can hitch onto the back of a vehicle. You can transport them between different job sites to fulfill short-term power needs. Towable generators offer a fully integrated power system with the benefit of mobility.


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4 Reasons to Rent a Diesel Generator

Renting a diesel generator can provide many advantages for your commercial facility, such as:

1. Robust Power Capabilities

Diesel generators are built for heavy-duty power needs. Their durability and resilience make them suited for more demanding work environments and power applications. They can run longer and withstand larger power loads than other generator types.

As such, diesel generators are ideal for remote industrial sites with unstable power grids. Whether you need to power large drills or heavy construction equipment, a diesel generator is up to the task.

2. Low Maintenance Requirements

When used for temporary electricity, diesel generators require less maintenance than natural gas units. Diesel generators use no spark plugs for ignition, minimizing the frequency of maintenance intervals. With fewer maintenance requirements, you can save significantly on generator parts and repairs.

3. Efficiency

Diesel generators are known for their strong fuel efficiency ratings. Typically, they can achieve the same work output as natural gas units while burning less fuel, so these generators can be cost-effective, fuel-efficient additions to your commercial facility.

4. Versatility

Diesel generators accommodate power needs in multiple commercial settings and numerous industries, including construction, mining, agriculture, and manufacturing.

Due to the versatile nature of these generators, they can power many critical tools and equipment. Whatever your unique electricity requirements, chances are a diesel generator will meet you where you are.

Rent Cat® Diesel Generators From Thompson Power Systems

When your business needs a dependable power source, a high-performance Cat diesel generator can surpass your expectations. Thompson Power Systems is an experienced commercial generator rental company in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. With several decades of expertise in industrial power services, we can help you find a diesel generator that meets your needs and applications.

If you’re interested in renting a diesel generator or have questions about our products, send us a message or call 205-849-4361 today!


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