Solar Turbines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is an international company based in San Diego, California and is one of the leading producers of industrial gas turbines in the world. The Digital organization at Solar Turbines has assembled a talented global team to digitally turbocharge customer success and is proud to call Slovakia home.
Solar Turbines produces, sells and provides service for its products in over 100 countries worldwide. Our employees act with urgency to deliver innovative and high quality turbomachinery, energy and lifecycle solutions.

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turbines installed



About Solar Turbines

Solar is a leading provider of energy solutions, featuring an extensive line of gas turbine-powered compressor sets.

Our product range includes mechanical units with a combustion turbine, gas compressors for gas transit or complete units for the production of electricity powered by turbines.

We specialize in the production of mid-sized industrial gas turbines ranging from 1 to 23 megawatts. More than 16,000 Solar units are installed in more than 100 countries with more than 3 billion operating hours.

Our customers use our products in production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil, generation of electricity and thermal energy, or manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.

Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines. Solar Turbines is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 8,000 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.

As the demand for our products has been growing for a long time, we are constantly penetrating new markets and looking for further opportunities for business development. Thanks to this, we can offer you a stable and very motivating job which will provide you with a number of valuable work experiences and opportunities to develop your career.

Our products

Gas turbines in the range of 1-23 MW: Saturn®, Centaur®, Mercury™, Taurus™, Mars®, Titan™

Centrifugal gas compressors, including pipeline and production compressors

Microprocessor-based control systems called Turbotronic™ using PLC technology

Sustainable Energy Solutions

Environmental compliance and sustainability are strong drivers of Solar’s product design and development programs. Solar gas turbines produce low exhaust emissions that meet or exceed emission standards around the world.

Solar Turbines and Caterpillar are committed to operating a sustainable business and contributing to a better world through:

  • Reducing emissions for our products
  • Giving new life to existing products
  • Developing new technologies and processes
  • Transforming our safety performance
  • Operating environmentally-friendly facilities through reduction in greenhouse gases and hazardous waste, recycling, and conscientious water and electrical usage
  • Responding when disaster strikes, and building better communities and a cleaner environment.

Caterpillar Sustainability Report

For more than 90 years, customers have used Caterpillar’s equipment to develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets that improve living standards across the globe. Caterpillar’s dedication to building better is stronger than ever.

Our services

General repairs of gas turbines and compressors

On-site service and parts replacement

Overhaul of generator sets

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