Cat® C175-16 gensets propel small town into the future

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Cat® C175-16 gensets propel small town into the future

Johnson City

As a small community of 1,495, Johnson City in southwest Kansas internally operated its standby power with equipment aged over 50 years old. Faced with the crucial decision of restructuring, Johnson City turned to Cat® dealer Foley Equipment to help them modernize.

Foley determined the city’s precise needs and developed a system that would last well into the future. Their team of expert technicians crafted a custom solution for Johnson City. They installed two Cat C175-16 diesel generator sets that would enable a steady revenue stream and fast-start capability for emergency situations.

The factory-certified Cat C175 meets emissions regulations while providing excellent fuel economy. The system also requires minimal monitoring, so during a power outage, the generators automatically switch on to begin operating even before staff arrives.

As they familiarize themselves with the new technology, the public works staff know they have their Cat dealer’s full support.

“Foley Cat has served us really well,” McMillan says. “We have a great relationship with them, and when we have questions they are always available to provide the answers we need.”

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The Cat® C175-16

The Cat® C175-16 diesel generator produces between 2500 ekW and 3100 ekW of reliable power at 60 Hz. Built to meet your vital applications and power standards, these generator sets provide low fuel consumption, with many models offering emission reduction by up to 90 percent. Customize your generator sets with our broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. We build to the highest power quality, so you can build to your power demands.

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You’re trusted to provide the power your community lives on — and makes a living with. Whether it’s standby power for emergency use or additional systems to handle peak hours, be there when the people you serve need it most.

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