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Solar Turbines Incorporated

Solar Turbines Incorporated

Solar Turbines Incorporated generously supports YWCA of San Diego County and the women, men, and children that we serve.

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About Solar Turbines Incorporated

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 countries.

Products from Solar Turbines play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines, gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets.

Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.

Solar’s foundation is people and Solar’s culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business. Solar Turbines is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 7,500 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.

Philanthropy in Our Community

Solar Turbines supports and improves the communities where employees live and work by providing a safe workplace, encouraging and supporting community involvement, improving the environment, and by respecting the value of every individual.

Solar is respected in the San Diego community as the leader in corporate giving to United Way of San Diego. Solar also coordinates an annual Holiday Fund that contributes an average of $15,000 to local organizations serving people in need every holiday season. In addition, Solar’s philanthropic donations and community outreach supports education, diversity initiatives, environmental outreach, health and human services, and other causes that positively impact San Diego.