Microgrids Testimonials

Solar power system delivers energy savings to hawthorne cat®

At its headquarters building in Rancho Bernardo, California, Caterpillar dealer Hawthorne Cat commissioned a hybrid energy solution featuring 1,348 Cat PVC solar modules and a data acquisition system that monitors solar energy production. The system is expected to reduce Hawthorne’s electrical bill by more than $50,000 annually, while also insulating the dealer from future rate increases.

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Hawthorne Cat


With its energy bill representing a whopping 50 percent of its total operating costs, Buck Creek Farm needed a power source that could offset sharp increases in the price of utility power. With the installation of a Cat® solar power system, a combination of tax and utility credits significantly reduces the farm’s energy costs each year.

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Buck farm

Cat® Microgrid Powers Rural Villages for the First Time

Affordable and reliable power provided to Madagascar villages through Cat® microgrid.

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Medical University of South Carolina


Microgrids provide value to prime power diesel and gas customers by integrating renewable energy, such as solar power, with generator sets.

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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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Electric Power products