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While the local grid catches up…

Finding reliable and cost-effective interim power solution in a developing area with an equally developing grid was the challenge. The solution – a Cat genset providing prime power for the whole facility, with a planned conversion to standby use when the power grid stabilizes.

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Take control of costs – and profits

Alberta Newsprint Company’s decision to build its own power plant was driven by the rising cost of power from the grid. During peak periods when the price of power is high, excess power generated onsite is sold back to the grid at the higher price.

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Alberta Newsprint Customer Story


Mexico’s largest steelmaking company, AHMSA, plans to generate 160MW of power from four power plants powered by 40 Cat® CG260-16 gen sets. With the help of their local Cat dealer and Cat Power Finance, they are well into the project and continue their expansion with a reliable energy supply and significantly lower costs than from the main utility supplier in Mexico.

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Customer Stories – AHMSA

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When your lines aren't moving, you're not making money. You need power that will keep you in production and keep you efficient. Cat® standby generator sets run with low owning and operating costs. We’re helping you maximize profit by minimizing electrical expenses.

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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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Biogas Project of the Year

Monogram Snacks has leftover oils and fats that need disposal. To avoid incurring high monthly surcharges for processing wastewater, Monogram built a new clean energy plant. An anaerobic digester breaks down the waste and converts it to methane gas, which is used to fuel a Cat® CG132-08 gas genset, saving on their utility bill. Monogram Foods was recently recognized as the “Biogas Project of the Year” by the American Biogas Council. The Biogas Project of the Year honors an operation that strongly exemplifies financial ingenuity, energy efficiency and sustainable waste treatment.

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Precision Sizing at Your Fingertips.

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