Customer Stories


RELIABLE POWER WITH STEADY UTILITY PRICES

The population in the Heber Valley grew 5 percent between 2010 and 2015. This growth has significantly increased the demand for electricity in the valley from new homes and commercial properties. Heber Light & Power uses peak load shaving with Cat gen sets to keep utility costs down while meeting the utility’s ever-growing need for power.

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Customer Stories - Heber Light & Power

Bringing reliable, off-grid power to hard-to-reach region in Brazil.

Isolated from the national grid, Boa Vista, Brazil required reliable power. The need for a unique solution, plus urgent need, isolation, climate, and budget drove the selection of Cat C175-20 gen sets. The smaller footprint meant fewer gen sets, reducing construction costs, and custom engineering lowered the cost of installation and operation.

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Oliveira Energia

Power as Secure as Fort Knox

Cat® G3520C generator sets, fueled by natural gas reserves found underneath Fort Knox, provide prime and backup power to the U.S. Army base, which can now operate off the public grid in the event of an emergency.

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Cat 3520C generator sets

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Utilities

Utilities

You supply power to meet everyday needs, whether it’s lights in a school, appliances in a home or keeping an office building in business. It’s why you need a source that promises to run non-stop — since life does too.

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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.

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Surge Protector: Pump Stations Prevent Flooding

Three permanent canal closure and pump stations will be completed this year as the final major post-Katrina improvements to the New Orleans area levee system, nearly 12 years after they broke resulting one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history. The pump stations rely on Cat® power to pump rainwater from each canal at a rate that keeps water levels low enough to avoid another disaster.

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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.

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Electric Power Application Center

SpecSizer evaluates load types, collects data and organizes it to help you select the generator set that’s best for you. Find product comparisons, technical data, product sizing and more using our technical information portal (TIP) specifically created for consultants, architects, engineers, and owners. Check out these valuable resources now at our Application Center!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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