08/09/2021

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Electric Power Sustainability

From the global tech firm building a carbon-neutral data center to the publicly traded company with investors focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals, our customers are driven by unique priorities.

Across industries and around the globe, customers like you are considering alternatives to traditional fuels and energy sources to power their work and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As they strive to achieve environmental and business sustainability while maintaining the highest levels of performance and productivity, we’re there—committed and ready to provide the solutions that address their energy and lifecycle value goals.

We will continue to work alongside you, our customer, to identify your challenges, understand your requirements, and deliver solutions that help you be more successful. Whatever your goals—decarbonization, energy flexibility, business sustainability—we’re committed to providing the power that keeps you working.

Sustainability Overview

For Caterpillar, sustainability is not a new concept. It’s part of who we are and what we do every single day. From alternative fuels to solar power, Cat Electric Power puts sustainability in action by delivering a wide range of power solutions that make your operations more efficient and environmentally friendly.

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2021 CAT Sustainability
OUR COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY:
  • Designing products with sustainability in mind
  • Reducing waste by recycling and remanufacturing parts
  • Improving the health and wellbeing of employees and our communities, and reducing our impact on the environment

 

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Otjikoto Mine (B2Gold), Namibia
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B2Gold reduces costs through lower fossil fuel consumption with a solar plant at its Otjikoto Mine in Namibia featuring 62,400 Cat® thin-film photovoltaic modules, 260 solar inverters, seven 1 MW transformers, and the Cat Microgrid Master Controller.

Buck Creek Farm, Livermore, Kentucky
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In Livermore, Kentucky, Buck Creek Farm must keep the fans in its poultry buildings running 24/7, relying on a 70 kW Cat solar system with monocrystalline panels and inverters to help keep energy costs low with sustainable power.

Hawthorne Cat, San Diego, California
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Since California’s commercial energy prices are the third highest in the U.S., Hawthorne Cat installed a 492 kW solar array to deliver clean power to its 30-acre Rancho Bernardo headquarters, reducing an estimated 560 metric tons of carbon dioxide on an annual basis.

Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), Rantoul, Illinois
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When the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency decided to diversify its power generation portfolio with more sustainable sources, it commissioned a 1,000 kW solar photovoltaic system from Caterpillar, which produces enough energy to power approximately 145 homes.

Tucson Proving Ground, Tucson, Arizona
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Because the Tucson Proving Ground is too remote to easily connect to the local utility grid, Caterpillar installed a hybrid microgrid system to align with its sustainability goals, offsetting its generator set operation and reducing its diesel fuel use by 33 percent.

W.R. Grace & Co.'s Curtis Bay facility, South Baltimore, Maryland
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Aging infrastructure at the W.R. Grace & Co. facility in Curtis Bay became an ongoing challenge, so the company commissioned a combined heat and power plant powered by two Cat generator sets, resulting in an estimated annual energy savings of $1.2 million.

Otjikoto Mine (B2Gold), Namibia
Buck Creek Farm, Livermore, Kentucky
Hawthorne Cat, San Diego, California
Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), Rantoul, Illinois
Tucson Proving Ground, Tucson, Arizona
W.R. Grace & Co.'s Curtis Bay facility, South Baltimore, Maryland

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