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.

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Providing reliable standby power during extreme weather

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.

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Customer Stories - Leon County Government/City of Tallahassee

While replacing aging utility poles, company parallels Cat® power modules with grid to keep the power flowing

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 replaced with no interruptions in power.

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