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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.

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Monticello

Emergency standby power with a reputation for 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.

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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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 Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)

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Any size or shape. In any regulatory environment. When you need power, Caterpillar is equal to the challenge. Our generators are used in a variety of applications.

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Proof from the Proving Ground

CAT MICROGRID SYSTEM AT TUCSON PROVING GROUND Facility managers worked with local Cat dealer to install 528 kWp DC (500 kWp AC) of photovoltaic solar panels and 500 kW of short-term energy storage in the form of batteries and ultracapacitors to supplement the power generated by the existing generator sets. Empire Power Systems was the original installer of the gen sets at Tucson Proving Ground and is responsible for complete microgrid maintenance at the site.

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