Power Integration Center

Innovations for a greener future.

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Continuous innovation

Cummins Power Integration Center (PIC) is a microgrid lab designed by Cummins leading engineers and microgrid advisors for the configuration, testing, and validation of microgrid power systems.

Spanning over 20,000 sq ft at the Cummins Power Generation facility in Minnesota, the PIC is a dedicated space for technicians to access all elements of a potential microgrid system, and work collaboratively with technical partners and Cummins engineers to design the optimal microgrid solution for any operation. 

Putting Microgrids to the test

The PIC consists of four main areas: a lab space including an outdoor test area, a main switchgear room, an electrical mezzanine, and an engineering control room. In total, the lab can integrate and test microgrid configurations consisting of diesel or natural gas generator sets, photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, battery storage systems, fuel cells, transfer switches, switchgear, and system-level controls, enabling:

Dedicated to sustainability

Cummins is committed to powering a more prosperous world. We are continuing to advance technology and power solutions that are essential to our future. By 2050, our sustainability targets include carbon neutrality - to waste nothing and have a net-positive impact in every community in which we operate.


Plan your visit

At Cummins we believe in helping our customers make informed decisions in their journey to a greener future.  We are proud to help design optimized solutions to meet your sustainability goals. Contact us today to plan your visit to the Power Integration Center.

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Technological innovation is at the heart of what we do. Cummins is a global technology leader with a broad portfolio of power solutions. We will continue to innovate to ensure our customer' success.

- Tom Linebarger, Executive Chairman

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