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Caterpillar Electric Power - TAKE CONTROL OF COSTS – AND PROFITS

Alberta Newsprint Company’s decision to build its own power plant was driven by the rising cost of power from the grid. During peak periods when the price of power is high, excess power generated onsite is sold back to the grid at the higher price. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - CAT MICROGRID REDUCES POWER COSTS

Sun conditions at Tucson Proving Ground are ideal for solar power generation. Cat microgrid technologies can be customized to specific locations and needs. This technology is ideal for applications such as telecommunications towers, industrial facilities, mining installations, remote villages and islands, rural communities and off-grid sites. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - FULLY INTEGRATED SYSTEM FOR UNINTERRUPTED POWER

While the hospital has been continuously expanding over the last 130 years to improve patient care services, recent space constraints and IT needs resulted in plans to build a new facility, named the Technology and Education Center. Located near the main campus, the 100,000-square-foot building was designed to offset administrative space and to relocate the hospital’s IT department... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - 40 ACRES OF FLOWERS BLOOM IN SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES

Rosa Flora greenhouse in Ontario, Canada, has expanded the use of alternative and renewable energy sources, while introducing other technologies and energy efficiency initiatives. Expanding its power generation business using Cat® gas-fueled generators is central to its approach. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - EMERGENCY STANDBY POWER WITH FAST, STRONG SUPPORT

When UnityPoint Health in Peoria, Illinois, began an expansion in late 2014, a transformer caught on fire and compromised the power to the facility. The local utility company was unable to supply a replacement transformer for at least 3 or 4 days. Unity immediately thought of Altorfer Cat because they had delivered strong support after a string of tornadoes struck in the fall of 2013. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - 24/7 BACKUP POWER FOR TOWERS AND FACILITIES

Televisora is a major telecommunications company that transmits data over fiber optic cables and reception towers for cell phone coverage and cable television across various regions of San José, Costa Rica. Televisora also owns and transmits programming for Teletica, the area’s main cable station. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - MONTICELLO RELIES ON CAT® POWER

Monticello holds one of the country’s oldest and largest collections of historic artifacts, preserving everything from 18th century paintings to Jefferson’s riding boots and documents. High humidity levels and falling temperatures can damage the collection. See why they trust Cat® backup systems with this irreplaceable resource. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - SCOTT DATA CENTER TRUSTS CAT POWER TO PROTECT THEIR DATA.

"Caterpillar has been in the business for a long time, so we’re confident they’re not going anywhere. When we’re investing in equipment, product reliability and dealer support are primary drivers for us.” - Scott Pollard, vice president of operations for Scott Data Center (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - MORE POWER, BETTER RELIABILITY, AND LOWER COSTS.

Our new higher power density rated gensets deliver more standby power in a smaller footprint, with lower installation and maintenance costs. You’ll also get the reliability and performance you expect from Caterpillar and the peace of mind of Cat® dealer support. Smart choice. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - COGENERATION MADE THE PUBLIC UTILITY A STANDBY POWER.

When Hurricane Sandy made landfall, the Joint Meeting of Essex & Union Counties wastewater plant treated all the raw sewage that came into the facility during the storm. None of the treatment tanks overflowed, even when the nearby Elizabeth River and the Arthur Kill saltwater channel flowed in. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - BIOGAS FUEL GEN SETS, SAVING $2.1M IN ENERGY COSTS

Encina Wastewater Authority converts volatile organic solids to biogas, which can be converted into reusable energy. The biogas is used to fuel four Cat® G3516 engine generator sets supplied by local Cat dealer. The goal is to supply 96 percent of its energy onsite by 2020. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - RELIABLE, COST-EFFICIENT COMBINED HEAT AND POWER

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC) uses a Cat® G3516H natural gas-fired generator set in a highly efficient CHP system to power 65 percent of campus loads and 90 percent of healthcare occupancy loads. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Diesel Generator Sets 12-17,460 KW

To keep homes, businesses and communities functioning properly, you need to be sure your power source is never compromised. We are a leader in the manufacture of diesel and gas generator sets and mission critical applications with more than 450,000 kW installed in utilities and power plants in a single year. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - RELIABLE POWER WITH LOW COST OF OPERATION

The Shanghai TCDC natural gas distributed generation project has Two Cat® G3520H gas engine gensets with a full load rating of 2,500, providing high reliability, efficiency, and low cost of operation and maintenance. The combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) system simultaneously provides power and chilled water, meeting all power and cooling needs. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - PROVEN RELIABLE ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Since 1928, Red Stripe lager has been brewed in Kingston, Jamaica and serves Caricom, Canada, the UK, the EU and the U.S. With their Cat® CHP system, they have achieved significant cost savings, environmental benefits, energy security, and overall efficiency in excess of 80%. The trust local Cat dealer for service and support. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - HOMESTEAD GREEN ENERGY BIOMASS FACILITY

Based in Plymouth, Indiana, Homestead Dairy has 1,800 milking cows and 1,700 cows come in from three nearby facilities for milking. Continued success increased cow manure and the odor was directly impacting the nearby residents. They decided to build a biomass waste-to-energy facility to convert the manure into electric power and Homestead Dairy partnered with local Cat® dealer, Mich... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - STANDBY POWER AS PART OF THE SCENERY

With the exotic scenery and the tropical climate of the Eastern Caribbean come storms and power outages. Interlink is the leading resort, hotel and high-end residential developer in the Caribbean, creating unique luxury homes in harmony with nature. The owners of these million dollar homes insist on the best of everything and top of the list is that they never lose power. Cat gensets and... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - POWER AS SECURE AS FORT KNOX

Cat® G3520C generator sets, fueled by natural gas reserves found underneath Fort Knox, provide prime and backup power to the U.S. Army base, which can now operate off the public grid in the event of an emergency. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - THE POWER TO DRIVE FUEL COSTS DOWN, PERFORMANCE UP

Mexico’s largest steelmaking company, AHSMA, plans to generate 160MW of power from four power plants powered by 40 Cat® CG260-16 gen sets. With the help of their local Cat dealer and Cat Power Finance, they are well into the project and continue their expansion with a reliable energy supply and significantly lower costs than from the main utility supplier in Mexico. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - GET 6 MW IN 70-80% LOAD CAPACITY WITH LANDFILL GAS

Unlike other greenhouse gases, CH4 is an abundant and readily available renewable energy source. It is also a primary constituent of natural gas and is therefore an important energy component. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - STANDBY POWER SOLUTION FOR MISSION-CRITICAL CARE

Edward Hospital’s latest growth phase included a new standby power system and facility to improve efficiency and increase reliability. Edward Hospital needed a customized power generation system that could operate 24/7 with full redundancy for all buildings from one central location. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - CHP SOLUTION SELLS EXCESS ELECTRICITY TO THE GRID

Providing power and critical temperature control to year-round greenhouse operations demands high quality equipment capable of delivering exact specifications to ensure maximum growth potential in plant life. A stout back-up power system is also of importance to guarantee little to no loss of power is experienced in such delicate agricultural applications. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - TRUSTED EMERGENCY POWER FOR DATA CENTERS

Sabey oversees critical data management for a wide variety of customers including financial institutions, Internet sites and a biomedical engineering group. Four Cat® C175 diesel generator sets provide emergency power systems for critical operations. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - COMPANY PARALLELS CAT® POWER MODULES WITH GRID

The town of Chester, California was preparing for a 72-hour power shutdown so Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) could replace 41 power poles. PG&E contracted with their local Cat® dealer to provide temporary power to the town. Two Cat XQ2000 power modules and the necessary relays and transformers never missed a beat. Chester’s lights remained on and the aging poles were r... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - GEN SETS PROVIDE TEMPORARY POWER FOR USS MIDWAY

The USS Midway, the longest-serving U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in the 20th century, is now a museum ship in San Diego harbor. When upgrading the ship’s electrical infrastructure, the staff looked for a temporary power partner to design and supply a total power solution. They chose Hawthorne Cat. Cat® rental gen sets powered the entire ship and ran the ticket booth on shore with... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - FARM USES BIOGAS-FUELED CAT® GEN SETS

Nong Rai Farm was seeking a means of tapping its biogas resources to fuel electrical generators for on-site power. The farm partners with the CP Group, one of the largest food suppliers in Thailand, operates a feeder operation for more than 30,000 hogs in Rayong, Thailand. Nong Rai Farm consumes approximately 200 kW of power for blowers, drying systems, and other auxiliary needs associat... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - UNINTERRUPTED POWER COVERAGE ACROSS EAST AFRICA

The Alan Dick Group is a 35-year-old global telecommunications company with offices in 15 countries and headquarters in Cheltenham, England. The group serves as a centre of excellence for the design, development and production of sector-wide infrastructure solutions for the broadcast and mobile sectors. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - RELIABLE POWER WITH STEADY UTILITY PRICES

The population in the Heber Valley grew 5 percent between 2010 and 2015. This growth has significantly increased the demand for electricity in the valley from new homes and commercial properties. Heber Light & Power uses peak load shaving with Cat® gen sets to keep utility costs down while meeting the utility’s ever-growing need for power. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - RELIABLE OFF-GRID POWER FOR HARD-TO-REACH REGION

Isolated from the national grid, Boa Vista, Brazil required reliable power. The need for a unique solution, plus urgency, isolation, climate, and budget drove the selection of Cat® C175-20 gen sets. The smaller footprint meant fewer gen sets, reducing construction costs, and custom engineering lowered the cost of installation and operation. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - CONVERTING WASTE GAS INTO POWER

One of the largest landfills in the U.S. faced strict California emission standards and limited space for a power system that could turn the methane gas from 31 million tons of waste into electricity. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - NO DROPPED CALLS AT PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX

Building managers worked closely with their local Cat® dealer to develop a backup system at the new $44.8-million Public Safety Complex, which includes three Cat C32 ACERT™ diesel generator sets and paralleling switchgear. The N+1 design ensures the power system is always available and utilizes two generator sets for a total of 2,000 kW of backup power. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - EMERGENCY BACKUP POWER RUNS LIFE-SAFETY SYSTEMS

Tift Regional Medical Center (TRMC) is Tift County’s largest employer, with more than 125 physicians covering 30 specialties. To ensure the campus has a continuous supply of power, even in crisis situations, TRMC requires emergency backup power for life-safety systems and other essential operations. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - UNIQUE SINGLE-SOURCE BACKUP POWER SOLUTION

Global Relay has experienced rapid growth in the past few years, necessitating the need to build its own state-of-the art data center. The company sought to create an environmentally friendly facility with a low- to zero-carbon footprint supported by cutting-edge green technologies. Global Relay also needed a robust, reliable backup power system, but one that was as ecologically friendly... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - POWERING THROUGH DISASTER

When Sandy’s storm surge reached New York City, it flooded streets, tunnels and subway lines and caused massive power outages throughout the city. Cat dealers across the country sent equipment, personnel, and other resources to help the affected areas. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - FARMERS SAVE CROPS WITH STANDBY RENTAL POWER

Harry Singh knows a power loss can damage his tomato crop, delay shipping, and cause spoilage. From sprinklers to packing and warehousing, Cat gen sets provide standby power for the entire operation. Your Cat dealer can customize any emergency power need. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - SCALABLE POWER WORKS WITH RECOVERED BIOGAS

Established in 1985, Guangzhou Zhujiang Brewery Group Co. Ltd. (GZBC) is a state-owned enterprise that brews, bottles and packages beer. With an annual production capacity of 15 million hectoliters, GZBC is the second largest brewery in China. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - NEW G3512 NATURAL GAS GEN SET- EMERGENCY STANDBY

The new Cat® G3512, the first natural gas generator set on the market engineered to meet a full suite of critical standby market requirements including NFPA 110 Level 1 Type 10 compatibility, a UL 2200 listing, as well as EPA and CSA certifications. Rated for standby power at 750 kW or 1000 kW at 60 Hz, the generator set is suitable for the emergency standby market in North America.... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - POWER. 100 PERCENT OF THE TIME.

Established in 1999, America Free Zone (AFZ) is a business project developed in Costa Rica, which is owned by the Víquez family. The organization is committed to providing each client with excellent services they have come to expect throughout the years. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - FLEXIBLE POWER OPTIONS FOR IRON ORE FACILITY

Roy Hill is Australia’s largest mining construction facility and home to the Marra Mamba iron ore deposit. Their mining project includes a mine, process plant, and heavy haul railway system. Cat dealer Energy Power Systems Australia (EPSA) supplies power to this desolate and demanding environment with Cat power modules. EPSA and Caterpillar worked together on the customized design,... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - NEW CAT® DG SERIES GAS GENERATOR SETS

Caterpillar announces the launch of DG Series gas generators ranging from 30 to 150 ekW for small commercial and municipal applications in North America. Featuring an updated package design, DG Series gas gen sets operate on natural gas or LP vapor, and they are available with optional sound-attenuated enclosures to efficiently dampen on-site noise and withstand exposure to the elements. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Electric Power Systems for Mining

You already know Caterpillar for our unparalleled range of mining equipment for both surface and underground mining. However, when you're considering power generation for your mine, you should know that we're also a leader in electric power solutions with over 70 years of experience... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Cat® C0.5 Industrial Diesel Engines

Cat® C0.5 Industrial Diesel Engines deliver impressive performance throughout a wide speed range with exceptional power density. Their ultra-compact package size and extensive choice of options ensures these engines are ideal for a wide range of small, off road applications. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - EPIC – the Flexible Switchgear Control

The Cat Engine Paralleling and Integration Control (EPIC) is a straight forward approach to paralleling Cat generator sets while its scalable, modular design makes it reliable, economical and easy to use. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - C175 Generator Sets

Whether it's your job to keep a factory running, to light a city, unearth hidden resources, power the places that saves lives or distribute data, we know it's more than the job you show up to, it's what you've been entrusted with - and it's what you trust to our generator sets. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Diesel Generator Sets (9 kW to 17,460 kW)

Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of high-speed, 50 Hz and 60 Hz diesel generator sets, with ratings from 9 kW to 17,460 kW that offer the largest range of specifications available. Powered by Cat® engines, these generator sets are easy to specify, permit, install and test, delivering excellent transient response and steady state performance. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Gas Generator Sets (85 kW to 8,150 kW)

With ratings from 85 kW to 8,150 kW, Cat® gas generator sets offer high reliability, durability and the flexibility to burn fuels ranging from low-energy landfill gas or bio-gas to pipeline natural gas and field gases. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Rental Power Solutions

Serving a broad range of energy needs from 8 kW to 2 MW, Cat® Rental Power solutions are self-contained, mobile power solutions housed in protective enclosures that incorporate sound attenuation and fuel containment. All units come complete and can be mounted on trailers for easy delivery and quick connection. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)

Caterpillar offers a broad range of automatic transfer switch products engineered to support virtually any type of emergency power system. From single ATS installations to highly complex, multi-ATS/generator switchgear systems, the Cat® ATS product offering is scalable to fit a broad range of backup power system needs. Cat ATS products include open and closed transition designs with... (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Switchgear

From standby/load management to multiple-unit utility paralleling configurations, Cat® Switchgear provides a harmonized system solution by integrating elements of generator set function, control and monitoring in a single-source package. (read more)

Caterpillar Electric Power - Product Support & Services

Cat® Dealers are located at over 1,800 branch stores in 200 countries to provide extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements. Dealers can create fully customized Customer Support Agreements (CSA) to guarantee timely, expert maintenance that detects problems early, reduces repairs and downtime, and maximizes equipment life. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Caterpillar Electric Power:

09/14/2017

Caterpillar Inc. today announced that its Cat® 3512C diesel generator set won Product of the Year from Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) magazine in the Emergency, On-Site and Standby Power category.

08/25/2017

POWER magazine awards top performers in power generation. New this year is the Commercial & Industrial Generation category for onsite, self-generation facilities. The Tucson Proving Ground microgrid was featured in the magazine as part of their award.

08/21/2017

Lenaik Andrieux, Caterpillar General Manager for the Large Electric Power business, was recently re-appointed to a second consecutive term as president of Europgen.

07/17/2017

Five new 50-Hz standby power nodes for the Cat® 3516C diesel generator set that expand Caterpillar’s ability to help customers in Western Europe and other global markets specify solutions that meet power needs and emissions targets with more precision.

05/16/2017

Cat® XQ125 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 125 kVA for prime operation. The new product meets Tier 4 Final emission standards while improving fuel efficiency and optimizing productivity for rental operations in the United States and Canada.

03/14/2017

Cat® Connect technology will be available on mobile diesel rental generator sets. Cat Connect combines equipment, technology and services to improve productivity, control costs and reduce risk, as well as positively impacting safety and sustainability.

03/06/2017

New standby power node for the Cat® 3512C diesel generator set offers industry-leading power density. Rated at 1,750 kW for 60 Hz standby applications, the Cat 3512C generator set offers reliable backup power from an optimally sized engine.

02/15/2017

Cat® dealer Altorfer has commissioned a 1000 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system in Rantoul, Illinois. Built to fulfill a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA..

01/09/2017

Award-winning Caterpillar customers use Cat® G3516H natural gas generator set and a 7.5 MW natural gas-fired Solar Turbines combustion turbine generator, respectively, in their CHP systems to help provide reliable, low cost energy to the facility.

08/19/2016

Energy Rental Solutions (ERS) expansion to address a growing demand for energy-related products and services on the Gulf Coast of the United States.

08/12/2016

Cat® DG Series gas gen sets for small commercial and municipal applications in North America feature an updated package design, operate on natural gas or LP vapor, and are available with sound-attenuated enclosures for noise and damage reduction.

05/13/2016

The Cat® XQ60 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 60 kVA for prime operation. The new product meets Tier 4 Final emission standards while improving fuel efficiency and optimizing productivity for rental operations in the United States and Canada.

04/27/2016

Cat® Microgrid technology, an innovative suite of power systems that adds environmentally friendly solar panels, state-of-the-art energy storage, and advanced monitoring and control systems to Caterpillar’s line of reliable power generation equipment.

04/24/2016

The Cat® 3516E diesel generator set with a 3,000 kVA standby rating in 50 Hz operating environments, which offers the lowest footprint and weight in this power range.

04/19/2016

Cat® G3512, the first natural gas generator set on the market to meet critical standby market requirements including NFPA 110 Level 1 Type 10 compatibility, a UL 2200 listing, EPA and CSA certifications. Rated standby power at 750 kW or 1000 kW at 60 Hz.

03/15/2016

Three new 50/60 Hz mobile diesel generator sets ranging from 150 to 500 kVA. Versions of these new XQP generator sets will either meet EU Stage IIIA emission standards or provide low fuel consumption performance for customers in nonregulated territories.

02/17/2016

Cat® XQ35 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 35 kVA for prime operation. The new product meets Tier 4 Final emission standards while improving fuel efficiency and optimizing productivity for rental operations in North America and Canada.

02/01/2016

Cat® XQ570 is the latest rental diesel generator set in a series of products engineered to meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards. Rated for prime power at 570 kVA or 625 kVA standby at 60 Hz, the mobile generator set is suitable for all markets.

08/28/2007

 Caterpillar Inc. today announced that B2Gold Corp., one of the fastest-growing gold producers in the world, has selected the company and Cat® dealer Barloworld to supply 7 MW of solar power at the Otjikoto Mine in the Republic of Namibia.