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California Blackouts Bring Calls for Investigation

California’s governor demanded an investigation into the cause of a series of power outages—the first since an energy crisis in 2001—that blacked out parts of the state in recent days. …


Cat C18 Diesel Generator Set Expands Caterpillar's Industry-Leading Lineup of Power Solutions Offering High Power Density

DEERFIELD, Illinois (June 9, 2020) — Caterpillar Inc. announced the launch of three new power nodes for the Cat® C18 diesel generator set that offer higher power density, occupying up…


Caterpillar Launches New Diesel Generator Sets for Stationary Standby Applications

DEERFIELD, IL (May 4, 2020) – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the introduction of Cat® GC diesel generator sets, a new line of standby power solutions configured with an optimized mix…


Equipment Showcase: Diesel and Gas Generators

The need for reliable and resilient power generation, including backup power, means the market for mobile and smaller-scale power generation continues to grow. Commercial and industrial sites are using generators…


Financially Flailing Eskom Scrambles to Complete Defect-Ridden Coal Plants

South Africa's state-owned utility Eskom was forced to slash 2,000 MW on a rotational basis nationwide on Oct. 16 and Oct. 17. The newest round of power cuts—the first in…