MacGen Power Generation

MacGen Power Generation was founded in 1958. A family owned company, MacGen’s main offices are located at a modern 20,000 square foot facility in Kilrea, Northern Ireland. The Company employs a team of fully-qualified personnel to deal with all aspects of the sale and service of its generators worldwide.

MacGen retains in stock a large and varied range of generating sets which together with a comprehensive series of parts and spares to suit, means that the Company is able to meet its customer requirements both quickly and efficiently.

Our generators are manufactured in size from 2.7kVA to 2200kVA and are available as either openskid, supersilenced, or containerised models which all comply with current European generator standards. Automatic Mains Failure systems are available as an option.

We pride ourselves on being able to meet our customers needs whatever the environment or purpose may be.

Industrial containerised Macgen generators in warehouse environment

About Our Generator Range

Our range of generators are provided in a compact and lightweight package, supplying reliable power with low impact designs to suit any application or site. Each generator is fitted with our CEM Electronic controller nd display panel* providing ease of use and optimising your control over the system. In addition, the MacGen waterproof canopy provides full protection for the generator's internal parts and also ensures the highest levels of soundproofing to comply with all current European standards.

All of our generators come with bunded bases incorporating 110% fluid containment and drainage bung, in addition, each of the models in our range are fitted with heavy duty forklift pockets and a central lifting point on top of the set* to maximise mobility and ease installation.

Our generator applications are extensive ranging from supermarkets, hotels and schools to business offices and factories to quarry and waste management services to company hire fleets.

*Excluding MPG13 Model

Large modern warehouse with rows of Macgen generators stacked on top of each other

Professional Range

[13 - 760kVA]

MacGen's Professional Range is designed to offer flexible and accessible power solutions across a wide range of applications and working environments.

We stock a comphrehensive range of models that can be deployed effectively across a broad spectrum of working environments including industrial, engineering, construction, residential, agricultural, public service, tourism & events.

Our generators are manufactured from the finest quality components available and powered by the best engine manufacturers in the market including Yanmar, FTP Iveco, Scania & Volvo.

Typical Macgen professional range generators in soundproof canopy and open skid formats

Industrial Range

[670 - 2200kVA]

Our industrial generator range is designed for customers who require a reliable high-capacity power supply. These heavy-duty machines are manufactured with many features to make transporation and installation as efficient as possible. Standard features include:

  • Hot protection guards on exhaust, fan & front radiators
  • Exhaust compensator
  • Chassis with integrated fuel tank
  • Sound attenuated 20' - 40' ISO
  • Ultra silent all-weather container with rock and insulation
  • Forklift pocket
  • Easy access to radiator fill through the roof on the enclosure
Typical Macgen industrial range generators in containerised and open skid formats

Hire Ready Range

[20 - 550kVA]

Our Hire Ready Range have been designed to be used with confidence for any inexperienced person to work with them in the rental marketplace.

The controls and protection are simple and intuitive to use, including alarms and protections pre-configured for daily work. Other features include:

  • Heavy duty lift & drag points
  • Multivoltage distribution box with individual breakers
  • 3-Way bulk tank
A typical Macgen hire ready generator

Multi Voltage Range

[16 - 100kVA]

Our range of multi-voltage generators provide a fully-enclosed, super-silent, true-switchless, generating set providing 400V / 230V / 110V simultaneously. Other features include:

  • Side-mounted recessed distribution box
  • Individual circuit breaker overload protection
  • CEM digital controller
  • AVR controlled
  • Bunded base
  • Mounted on a twin axle fast-tow trailer unit
A typical Macgen multi voltage generator on mobile trailer unit

PTO Generator Range

[24 - 60kVA]

A generator is basically an engine and an alternator. If you already have a tractor, you already have a powerful engine ready to be connected to your driveshaft. Your simply missing the alternator to convert the power suppled into electricty.

PTO generators are the perfect solution for portable power on or around a farm. You can operate power tools far from distant utility poles. Plus you can use a manual transfer switch top restore power to a house barn or building during an outage.

You can also use a manual transfer switch to restore power to a house barn or building during an outage. Macgen PTO Generators are robust in design and available in both single phase and three phase.

Two typical Macgen PTO generators

Parts & Accessories

We stock a vast range of filters, engine parts, alternator parts, canopy parts, electrical parts and controllers.

To ensure the provision of power from your generator, the MacGen service network can quickly provide parts, service and technical support, together with a next day delivery service on stocked items for orders placed before 1pm.*

All our deliveries are tracking enabled with our certified couriers.

Spare parts support is vital to all MacGen’s customers. At our central parts warehouse in Kilrea we stock in excess of 5,000 line items for all the leading engine brands including: FPT Iveco, Hatz, Honda, Mitsubishi, MTU, Perkins, Scania, Volvo and Yanmar.

Having direct links with suppliers all over the world, MacGen’s state-of-the-art inventory management systems ensure its parts service is consistently meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

* Mainland UK & ROI deliveries only.

A collection of Macgen branded parts and components


The key to any relationship is trust and support. While supplying equipment of the highest specification is one side of the equation, the other side is the capability and commitment to support that equipment throughout its lifecycle.

MacGen excel at both, supplying the best products and supporting them with excellent, dedicated maintenance and service.

Our swift response times have helped to build and maintain our worldwide client base. MacGen's engineer network is ready to respond to all call-outs and service requirements.

We are fully equipped to carry out a full range of maintenance work to both our own and competitor models.

We can provide service contracts to meet the individual needs of our customers.

A close up of Scania engine parts on Macgen generator