Customer Stories


METHANE GAS and STRICT EMISSIONS TURNED INTO 22 MW OF ELECTRICITY WITH CAT® POWER

One of the largest landfills in the U.S. faced strict California emission standards and limited space for a power system that could turn the methane gas from 31 million tons of waste into electricity.

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Bowerman Landfill

Collecting Tomorrow’s Energy

Granger Energy Services was the first company in Michigan to make practical use of landfill gas for renewable energy production. They use methane gas to produce highly reliable, base-load power. With four Cat® G3520C gensets, Granger is able to produce annual energy savings equating to heat for more than 34,500 homes, and enough electricity to power more than 3,800 homes. And Cat ET software monitors every aspect of generator set operation.

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Granger Energy Services

Landfill gas-to-power generation contributes to increased reliability of the local power grid

In the late 1990s, the Chinese government implemented reforms to help aide in the growth of the country's rapidly expanding economy. One of these reforms was an energy plan that would help ensure a more robust, consistent power grid. To achieve this, the government offers electricity production tax incentives. In addition to improving access to electricity, government officials wanted to increase the use of renewable fuel sources instead of continuing to rely on coal-fired power plants.

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Hangzhou Landfill

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Landfills

Power your world with sustainable practices. Cat® generator sets are designed to collect, clean and run on harmful gases produced by landfills. It’s reliable power that promises to reduce your environmental impact.

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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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100% UP TIME, ALL THE TIME

DataSpace has pioneered the Russian data center arena by offering reliable space, equipment, and bandwidth for leading Russian and multinational financial institutions and telecoms operating in Russia.

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2013 High Horsepower Summit

Join Caterpillar at the 2013 HHP Summit to learn about the latest innovations in natural gas engine technologies and fueling options.

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Electric Power Application Center

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 Center!

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