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

THE POWER TO DRIVE FUEL COSTS DOWN, PERFORMANCE UP.

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

"Black start" diesel generator provides stand-alone capability

When a widespread outage knocked out power to the southwestern U.S. in September 2011, it paralyzed San Diego, plunging the nation's eighth largest city into darkness. As authorities worked to control the ensuing chaos, Kyocera America's manufacturing plant was out of commission for eight hours.

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Kyocera

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Manufacturing

manufacturing

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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Electric Power products

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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Gen sets provide temporary power for the USS Midway museum

With a power system designed to provide temporary electricity for an 11-day span, the USS Midway was able to upgrade its entire electrical infrastructure without having to close to the public for a single day. As a trusted solutions provider, Hawthorne also provided 25 ekW and 35 ekW rental generator sets to various parts of the ship at four other special events throughout the year.

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Electric Power Application Centre

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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