India’s Mahindra Powerol is moving into the higher kVA diesel generators segment with its launch of a range of 250/320kVA DGs.
The new range is powered by the firm’s mPower series of engines, which are designed at the company’s Mahindra Research Valley R&D hub in Chennai and produced at its Chakan plant near Pune.
The company, part of the Mahindra Group conglomerate, said the new 9.3 litre engine range comes equipped with CRD engines powered with “superior and advanced common rail diesel engine (CRDe) technology”.
DG sets in the new range come is equipped with Mahindra’s DiGi-SENSE technology, which the company said allows the sets to be monitored from anywhere, real time, to improve up time.
Chief purchase officer Hemant Sikka said the launch “defines a new segment and consumer group” for the company.
The $19 billion Mahindra Group launched its power generation operations in 2002. Its DG sets are deployed across a number of business sectors in India and overseas including telecoms, banks, hospitals and manufacturing.