Customer Stories


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

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 urgency, 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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Customer Stories

75% Of Residents With No Electricity

Myanmar had one of the lowest electrification rates in the world and development increased demand. A major energy crisis left millions of residents without electricity. A high-quality and high-performance power plant was needed quickly. MSP Cat and Caterpillar delivered 13 Cat CG260 gas generator sets and additional installation components. The $46.5 million project was completed on time, and the 50 MW power plant is supporting the national power grid.

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The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power

Power Plants

Power Plants

From a complete power plant project to a simple equipment supply agreement, Cat® gen sets offer a full range, fuel options, support services, and more. With more than 4,500 MW installed worldwide and capacities ranging from 2 to more than 200 MW, we’re ready to help you power up.

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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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Reliable Power with Low Cost of Operation

The Shanghai TCDC natural gas distributed generation project has Two Cat® G3520H gas engine gensets with a full load rating of 2,500, providing reliable power, efficiency, and low cost of operation and maintenance. The combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) system simultaneously provides power and chilled water, meeting all power and cooling needs.

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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 Centre!

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