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
standby power

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.

Read more
Customer Stories - Leon County Government/City of Tallahassee

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
Hurricane Sandy Damage

More Customer Stories


View more stories below and see how we have helped our customers meet their needs. 


Municipality

Municipality

You’re trusted to provide the power your community lives on — and makes a living with. Whether it’s standby power for emergency use or additional systems to handle peak hours, be there when the people you serve need it most.

View Municipality page

Electric Power products

Electric Power products

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.

View Electric Power products
One Giant Step for Caterpillar: 1969 Moon Landing

As billions tuned in to watch the historic event of the 1969 moon landing unfold over the eight-day mission, Caterpillar was more than just another viewer. Communications between the Apollo crew and all NASA tracking stations around the world was provided by an 18-foot tracking antenna in North Carolina powered by ten Cat diesel gen sets.

Learn More
Power Systems Training

Your Cat® dealer is the best resource to help you meet your energy needs in terms of products, service, and skills acquisition. Work with your local Cat dealer to get the best training and support for the life of your products.

Learn More
Precision Sizing at Your Fingertips.

Caterpillar Electric Power is excited to introduce you to our latest generator set sizing software, Cat® Electric Power SpecSizer.

Learn More
Electric Power Social Media

Check out the Cat® Electric Power social media page for the latest news, preventive maintenance tips, and product and show announcements.

Learn More
Cat® Dealers Make the Difference

Your Cat dealer is committed to maximizing your success, helping you get the most out of your operations with site-level solutions, service and support.

Connect with your dealer today
Project Financing

No project is the same - from the application to the power need. That’s why we offer a range of project financing options.

See Our Offers
Electric Power News

Read the latest electric power news and articles relating to Cat electric power products by people in the know, on topics that matter to your business.

Read more