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Cat® CG260 Generator Sets Selected to Power District Energy Projects
Caterpillar Inc. announced it will provide two Canadian cogeneration plants with a CG260 series generator set along with ancillary electrical and mechanical equipment for both sites.
MDE was established in 1999 to develop best-in-class district energy systems for Markham’s developing urban centers. Produced at central plants, heated and chilled water is distributed throughout the community via underground thermal distribution systems. To dramatically increase efficiency and reduce emissions, MDE has deployed an aggressive combined-heat-
“We have successfully operated Cat power generation equipment for over a decade now and Toromont has been an excellent local partner since our project was first commissioned,”
MDE’s first district energy system was developed in 2000 to serve Markham Centre, the City’s emerging downtown core. MDE commissioned its second district energy system in 2012 to service East Markham, a rapidly growing urban centre with the expanding Markham Stouffville Hospital as an anchor energy customer.
Caterpillar is a leader in the power generation marketplace with power systems engineered to deliver unmatched durability, reliability and value. The company offers worldwide product support, with parts and service available globally through the Cat authorized service and dealer network. In addition, dealer service technicians are trained to service every aspect of Cat equipment.
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For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.1 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services.
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