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Top Story: Critical Factor


As communities across the globe struggled to contain the new coronavirus outbreak during the peak months of March and April, Cat dealers worldwide were called upon to deliver power generation resources to field hospitals, screening tents, drive-through testing facilities, and more.

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Top Story: Vital Link


When a main power line was replaced last summer at Banff National Park, transmission provider AltaLink engaged Cat dealer Finning Canada to supply 12 MW of power at a temporary plant just outside of Lake Louise. The installation included six Cat XQ2000 diesel rental power generator sets, which ran 24/7 and were connected to a temporary electrical switch station that fed power to a nearby substation.

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Spring 2020

Top Story: Ramping Up Savings


In order to keep pace with an exponential increase in power consumption within its service territory, Lehi City Power commissioned a 7.2 MW distributed energy plant last year that is used to offset the high cost of power from the energy grid.

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Winter 2019
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Winter 2019

Top Story: Ahead of the Curve


In 2017, People's Electric Cooperative began generating its own power with the first of 30 Cat generator sets that produce 75 megawatts of combined power. With the ability to generate power on its own, People's Electric is able to provide lower rates to its members.

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Fall 2019

Top Story: Net Zero


Powered by two Cat G3508 gas generator sets, cogeneration helps the wastewater treatment plant in Gresham, Oregon produce 10 percent more energy than it needs to operate, making it one of only several wastewater facilities in the U.S. to achieve energy net zero status.

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