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Secure-24’s 20,000-square-foot data center in Plymouth, Michigan is placed in the top tier of data centers across the U.S. With roughly 250 cabinets at 43 percent utilization, Secure-24 maintains plenty of room for growth without overwhelming the system and provides reliable backup to all systems in case of failure. To ensure the Plymouth data center receives consistent power, Cat...
Caterpillar recently announced that the WestCare Foundation has chosen Cat® standby power solutions for three of its health and human services centers in the southeast U.S.
WestCare’s facility management team selected Cat GC diesel generator sets for the Judi Patton Women and Children Center in Elkhorn City, Ky.; The Village South residential and outpatient treatment cen...
Caterpillar recently introduced a flexible new family of Cat® temporary connection boxes for mobile generator sets. These facility connection boxes provide an easily accessible docking station to quickly connect a rental generator set to a building's electrical system, delivering temporary power in a matter of seconds. Typical markets include healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial, m...
Because the hospital complex is located at the coastal edge of Charleston, Medical University of South Carolina officials worried that a hurricane or tropical storm could put their facilities at risk of total power failure. A team of architects and engineers determined that in the event of a 100-year storm, the entire first floor would be underwater. The university would also lose the ma...
Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A., the European Union’s largest producer of high-quality hard coking coal for use in the of iron and steel making industries, has selected Cat dealer Eneria Poland to supply an integrated cogeneration system at its Knurów-Szczygłowice mine in southern Poland.
Commissioned in June, the system uses coal mine metha...
Harbor Retirement Associates has recently chosen Ring Power, the local Cat® dealer, to supply standby power solutions for its senior living communities in Wildwood and Lady Lake, Florida. Ring Power has installed and commissioned Cat C7.1, Cat C9, and Cat C13 diesel generator sets ranging from 150 kW to 400 kW to enhance the standby power capabilities at the 92-unit HarborChase of Wi...
Cat® dealer Ferreyros has been selected by Ferrenergy, Ferreycorp’s energy company in Peru, to provide a microgrid power system for the Agromin La Bonita underground copper mine in Acarí, Peru.
Supplied by Ferreyros to support a power purchase agreement between Ferrenergy and the operators of the Agromin La Bonita mine, the system includes more than 2,400 ground-m...
Keeping your generator set cool helps ensure it can work in any environment. In this webinar, Dr. Roger Rosborough, PhD, from the Caterpillar Electric Power division will discuss why cooling systems are essential for generator sets and what to consider to best keep a genset from overheating. You’ll also learn the latest cooling terminology and get more information about:
Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department (WMGLD) supplies power to approximately 13,000 residential and commercial customers, as well as natural gas to 7,000 customers. Because Massachusetts remains a high-cost energy state, WMGLD has taken steps to stabilize the rate it charges customers while continuing to deliver reliable power.
Wakefield recently made several improvement...
Caterpillar recently announced the availability of a new 3,000 kW power node for the Cat® 3516E diesel generator set in 60 Hz standby and mission critical applications. The launch of the uprated Cat 3516E generator set further expands Caterpillar’s industry leadership in diesel generator sets with high power densities that are designed to deliver the lowest owning and operating...
Located about 30 miles south of Cleveland, the Hinckley Wastewater Treatment Plant processes around 1.7 million gallons of sewage on average each day. The low-profile facility is fed by 50 miles of sewer lines that come from the suburban communities of Brunswick, North Royalton, Strongsville, and Broadview Heights. When its utility provider, Ohio Edison, removed one of the two utility fe...
Caterpillar will supply NorthWestern Energy with an integrated power solution that includes six Cat® G20CM34 gas generator sets for a new 58 MW power plant near Huron, S.D. By providing fast start capability and highly efficient energy production at varying load levels, the Cat G20CM34 generator sets will deliver the capacity needed for reliable, safe, and affordable service while ac...
As one of Turkey’s largest build-operate-transfer highway projects, the construction of the Gebze-İzmir motorway is expected to boost the Turkish economy and environment by significantly reducing travel times between various cities.
NÖMAYG A.O, the main construction contractor, required reliable power to produce the approximately 8.6 million tons of asphalt...
Caterpillar will now manufacture standardized enclosures for natural gas-fueled G3520H engines rated 2.5 MW, with generators rated at 4160 V - 13.8 kV for combined heat and power (CHP) applications (CHP). In CHP applications, Cat® gas generator sets simultaneously provide electricity for electrical loads and heat energy for a facility's thermal requirements. With the expansion of the...
Caterpillar Inc. announced the launch of three new power nodes for the Cat® C18 diesel generator set that offer higher power density, occupying up to 55% less floor space than a leading competitive product offering the same power outputs.
Available now, the new Cat C18 diesel generator set features three 60-Hz power nodes offering standby ratings from 650 kW to 750 kW and prim...
Caterpillar Inc. today introduced Tech-Link, a new technical service offering that enables secure, remote updates of Cat® switchgear software to minimize setup time and provide flexibility for operational changes while reducing service costs.
Tech-Link allows certified factory engineers and Cat dealer technicians to access Cat switchgear through a password-protected connection...
Caterpillar Inc. announces the introduction of Cat® GC diesel generator sets, a new line of standby power solutions configured with an optimized mix of common features that offers excellent customer value by delivering performance with a minimal footprint. The line includes eight new models with standby power ratings from 250 kW to 600 kW, and it is engineered to Caterpillar’s...
The most common fuels used to power generator sets are diesel and natural gas, but did you know there are other options? Engines to power generator sets are available in a wide range of configurations, capable of burning a broad spectrum of fuels. Participants will gain an understanding of what other fuel options exist and what an owner/operator would need to know before using them. Topi...
Member-owned, not-for-profit Navy Federal Credit Union serves more than eight million members worldwide, including active duty military personnel, veterans, Department of Defense contractors, and their families. With a mission to serve as a trusted financial partner for its members, Navy Federal provides a full range of financial products and services tailored to military personnel acros...
Because mushrooms require very specific conditions at different stages of growth, Highline Mushrooms, the largest organic mushroom grower in Canada, can’t afford to lose power in its growing areas. Highline worked with local Cat® dealer Finning Canada to acquire a new backup generator set to power its farm in Crossfield, Alberta during an outage to maintain very specific temper...
To keep up exponential population growth, Lehi City Power sought to replace its outdated facility with a new $17.5 million campus, which includes a distributed energy facility used for peak shaving to offset the occasionally high cost of grid power. The Broadbent Generation Facility has three Cat® G3520H generator sets, which produce 7.2 megawatts of power during times of peak demand.
As the authorized Cat® dealer in Ghana, Mantrac Ghana provides dealer support for customers in Ghana and across West Africa in a world-class component rebuild center. Because grid power can be costly in a remote location, Mantrac engineers developed a fully independent, hybrid energy system to supplement utility power. Equipped with 1,290 rooftop-mounted Cat PVC395 photovoltaic modul...
Since 1987, Din Textile Mills, Ltd. has produced premium yarn for domestic and international markets. In order to compete with low-priced imports, Din requires safe, uninterrupted power to ensure continuous production of yarn for its regional and international customers. Its current power solution includes two Cat® 3612 furnace oil generator sets that have supplied reliable power for...
People’s Electric Cooperative (PEC) provides efficient power at reasonable rates to more than 15,000 members at 21,000 locations in 11 counties in Oklahoma. As a member of the Southwest Power Pool, People’s Electric faces fluctuating electrical rates based on power supply and demand. After deciding to add natural gas generation to their own system, PEC installed 30 high-effic...
Ecogen, the leading developer of distributed energy efficiency projects in Brazil, has 130 generator sets that produce about 140 MW of power, including 33 Cat® gas generator sets and 38 Cat diesel generators that produce 84 MW of combined power. A centralized SCADA system operates most of these power plants remotely at Ecogen’s headquarters at Rochaverá Corporate Towers....
Cogeneration systems boost efficiency, lower operating costs, and reduce emissions. Get the latest information about combined heat and power (CHP) from industry experts. In this webinar, you’ll be able to:
• Hear from the founder of the CHP Alliance about CHP opportunities in North America as well as the hottest legislative topics.
• Discover how CHP best prac...
Indiana’s longtime Cat® dealer, MacAllister Machinery Co., moved into a new 360,000 sq. ft. under roof headquarters facility in Indianapolis. It is the only Cat dealer in the world with parts, light and heavy equipment rentals, power systems, and retail operations in a 12,490 sq. ft. retail center. MacAllister produces its own on-site power with a natural gas-fueled Cat CG132B-...
TierPoint’s Lenexa, Kansas data center comprises 56,000 square feet, supporting a wide range of customers. Their standby power system is anchored by two Cat® 3516C diesel generator sets that supply a combined 2.5 MW of power to the data center. Electrical power is controlled via two identical switchgear rooms that ensure redundancy should one of the two sides experience a failu...
In 2008, Jincheng Anthracite Mining Group Co., Ltd. (JAMG) became the largest coal mine in China to use coal mine methane (CMM) to produce power generation for their mine site. A long-time Caterpillar customer, JAMG formally commissioned their first power generation plant in 2008 using 60 Cat® G3520C generator sets, Cat paralleling switchgear and controls. By capturing the previously...
For decades, efforts were made at the Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant to control excessive power use. Finally, they refocused their efforts on reducing power by increasing biogas production. Their primary goal was to reach “energy net zero,” generating the same amount of energy they use to operate. The installation of a new Cat® G3508 gas genset led to more power outpu...
Keep safety at the top of your mind. When working near an on-site power supply, there are plenty of potential hazards to consider. This webinar will review some of the common causes for concern relating to safe operating practices with an on-site power supply. Tune in to this free webinar to hear valuable tips for raising awareness of on-site power safety.
Note: While this...
Cat® generator sets run a cogeneration plant powering a large research university and providing self-sufficiency with backup power.
In Madagascar, only 15 percent of its 28 million residents are connected to electricity. In rural areas, connectivity is only 4 percent. Launching an initiative to supply power to 100 rural villages for the first time, local Cat® dealer Henri Fraise Fils & Cie led the solution to deliver affordable and reliable power through Cat microgrid.
JMP Flowers has over 40 years of experience in growing and selling flowers in Stężyca, Poland. After becoming Europe’s largest producer of orchids, reducing energy consumption and operation costs became a priority for JMP. JMP partnered with Eneria Cat and selected the Cat® CG260-16, producing 4.5 megawatts of electric power, a thermal output of 5.25 megawatts, and to...
For 95 years, Caterpillar has been committed to providing power when you need it, where you need it. Caterpillar and Cat® dealers are here to ensure hospitals stay powered, grocery stores stay stocked, and vital infrastructure stands ready for those who need it. Whatever your industry or situation, you can trust your Cat dealer to help you keep the power on, so you can keep going.
Louisiana Cat selects a renewable solar powered energy solution to expand their client base and save on costs.
Enwave Energy Corp. and Cat® dealer Toromont created a solution to efficiently power downtown Toronto using renewable energy, saving on costs and reducing emissions.
Following the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan in 2011, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mandated the performance of stress tests in every operating nuclear power plant worldwide. After evaluating the results, the Czech Republic’s State Office for Nuclear Safety issued directives to the operators of nuclear power plants for improving the safety of their facilities,...
To support the construction of their new patient tower, Summa Health administrators selected Cat® dealer Ohio Cat to supply three 1250 kW C32 diesel generators with high power density. These generators have a smaller footprint, offer up to 44 percent more power density, and lower total costs and required space needed for the gensets.
With the help of Michigan Cat, West Michigan’s Mercy Health added four new gensets that power a limited space facility efficiently and reliably.
On campus at Virginia Tech, the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) opened its doors with a vision to provide healthcare for nearby underserved regions while promoting biomedical research. To ensure uninterrupted power, VCOM installed a Cat® G3412 gas generator to back up the utility feed at their Auburn campus when the building first opened.
Caterpillar Inc. announced the introduction of six new 50-Hz standby power ratings that deliver industry-leading power density while helping to reduce overall site preparation, transportation, installation, and maintenance costs. With the launch of these new power ratings, Caterpillar now offers diesel generator sets with industry-leading power densities that range from 850 kVA to 3500 k...
With a strong commitment to responsible mining, environmental protection, and community well-being, executives at B2Gold began planning the construction of a 7 MW solar facility at Otjikoto Mine in 2015.
Seeking an integrated hybrid system that would generate consistent power both day and night, Cat® dealer Barloworld designed and built a solar facility containing 62,400 Cat t...
Following the destruction of Hurricane Michael, Trans4Fed partnered with Cat dealer Thompson Power Systems to deliver rental power to several businesses affected by the storm.
As operational expenses grew for the expanding Sitruc Pork farm, Cat® dealer Siegler Power Systems and CurrentRE used solar hybrid power solutions to reduce costs for multiple sites.
Establishing vital services such as medical care, education, and disaster relief to thousands of local residents, the St. Luke Foundation for Haiti is required to generate its own electricity for its main hub of operations in Port-au-Prince. With the help of local Cat® dealer Haytrac, the foundation installed a new Cat 3512 diesel generator set to provide more than 1 MW of power for...
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in 2017, the island's fragile power grid was destroyed, leaving all 3.6 million residents without power. Caterpillar, the Cat® dealer network, and Rimco made tireless efforts to meet critical power needs throughout the island at hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, government agencies, data processors, restaurants, hotels, and countless others.
Caterpillar Inc. is pleased to introduce generator set offerings in compliance with the new G99 United Kingdom, VDE-AR-N 4110 German and Belgium C10/C11 grid code requirements. Grid code is a set of technical requirements defined for facilities connected to the public electric grid to ensure safe and proper functioning. As verified by FGH Certification Office and Moeller Operating Engine...
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FREE one hour webinar. Learn how to achieve optimal efficiency, reduced costs, and minimized downtime using Cat® Connect remote monitoring. Join us live on June 13 or watch on-demand after that date.
Caterpillar will showcase its targeted power solutions and expertise for data centers at 7×24 Exchange International’s 2019 Spring Conference, June 2-5, 2019, in Boca Raton, FL. Join as we sponsor the Welcome Reception on Sunday evening.
"Transformerless uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems operate ungrounded during power transfer to a backup source, but a grounding design can accommodate the requirement of both grounded and ungrounded systems.
Electrical engineers should coordinate with mechanical engineers, architects, structural engineers, and others involved in the design of electrical rooms.
"Some key trends have emerged in the energy efficiency market that are changing the priorities and focus of energy efficiency for commercial and municipal entities.
"Utilities companies are facing some big challenges as customers seek to become more self-reliant through the installation of on-site generation solutions.
Caterpillar Energy Solutions announces the Cat® G3512 generator set is now EPA Certified for use in Emergency and Non-Emergency Applications at 1 g/bhp-hr NOxemissions with improved power quality.
When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that generators and the building electrical systems that they support are appropriate for the specific application.
Summa Health, one of the largest healthcare provider systems in Ohio, has selected Ohio Cat to supply standby power solutions for the new 343,000-square-foot, seven-story Patient Tower Addition under construction at its Akron Campus.
"Explore how to implement safe, code-compliant, and cost-effective emergency lighting systems.
Caterpillar Energy introduces the CG170B 50 Hz series of generator sets with increased power output from 1.3 – 2.3 MW, higher reliability and improved return on investment.
Specifying a single product or system within a facility using a performance-based specification, when the design is subject to performance-based design (PBD), can fundamentally reduce the level of safety achieved.
Despite an economic downturn, the use of renewable energy options has grown over the past few years.
PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the release of the new Cat® CG132B, the first natural gas generator set in its class engineered to meet an electrical efficiency of 43.5 percent.
The future of your electrical system’s health rests in maintenance. A pragmatic approach is best to avoid potential shutdowns while ensuring everything runs smoothly.
PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar Inc. is pleased to announce the latest addition to its series of Cat® generator sets designed to deliver the lowest owning and operating costs in the market.
Reliable backup power is critical to nuclear power plants (NPPs).
PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the introduction of six new ratings for the Cat® C32 ACERT™ diesel generator set for standby and mission-critical applications.
Planned renovations and construction at High Point Regional Health over the next several years could not have been possible without a complete overhaul of the hospital's power and HVAC systems.
PEORIA, IL - Caterpillar Inc. recently launched a National Accounts VIP Rental Program to better meet the temporary power needs of larger businesses operating in multiple regions.
Life safety codes exist to ensure health care institutions are able to provide the highest quality of care.
PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar Inc. supplied a Cat® CG132-08 gas generator set to power a clean energy plant at Monogram Foods, which was recently recognized as the “Biogas Project of the Year” by the American Biogas Council.
Join us for a free one-hour live webinar to help you understand, apply, and control generator sound. Jim Carroll, Caterpillar Global Sound Solutions Technical Steward, will show you how sound behaves, how to quantify it, and how to control it.
Data centers have become increasingly important under the Industrial Internet of Things revolution. What are the most crucial considerations for the IT infrastructure of a data center?
PEORIA, ILL. – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the introduction of the Cat® 3516E diesel generator set with a new 2,750 kW rating for 60 Hz standby applications.
Cat® equipment has been involved in the construction and maintenance of sports venues for nearly 50 years. What many people don’t know, however, is that Cat Generator Sets also have a long history providing dependable power at sporting events.
PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar Inc. announced the company has purchased the remaining interest in Intelligent Switchgear Organization, a joint venture with Eaton Corporation that develops switchgear, generator set controls, and automatic transfer switches.
Caterpillar Inc. announced the release of the new Cat® CG132B, the first natural gas generator set in its class engineered to meet an electrical efficiency of 43.5 percent.
New series of Cat® generator sets designed to deliver the lowest owning and operating costs in the market. The G3512H is the third of the H-Series product line now available for operation on natural gas fuel.
In response to historic floods and immeasurable damage brought by this year’s Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria, Cat® Rental Power provided over 1,800 gensets to deliver over 1.44 GW of power.
Caterpillar Inc. announced that the company has expanded its capabilities to deliver factory-tested custom enclosures and containerized solutions for diesel and gas electric generator sets produced in North America for the global power generation market.
Caterpillar’s website upgrade enables users to narrow their searches for diesel power solutions to specific emissions and safety regulations within a selected country or region.
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.
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.
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.
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.