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CAT MICROGRID REDUCES POWER COSTS FOR OFF-GRID TUCSON PROVING GROUND

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.

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Customer Stories - Tucson Proving Ground

Reliable power and flexible purchase options delivered to 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, generation technology, and delivery solutions.

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CHP plant supplies reliable electrical and heat power to mining facilities and to the surrounding villages

Headquartered in London, Polyus Gold is one of the world’s largest gold producers. The company operates gold mines in five major regions in Russia – the Krasnoyarsk Territory; the Irkutsk, Magadan and Amur regions; and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Additional mining operations are located in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Romania, and Kyrgyzstan.

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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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