The Perkins 1500 series balances excellent power to weight ratio, low ownership costs and a very reliable performance. The engines are capable to perform at top levels in a variety of climates and harsh weather conditions making them well suited to be used in a diesel generator set located in harsh weather conditions.
The 1500 series all contain 6 cylinder, 8.8 L engines that can all easily be changed from 50 Hz to 60 Hz. The engines cover the 200-330 kVA range in prime and standby ratings.
Engines in this range include: