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Caterpillar Launches Cat® Microgrid Technology Suite, Integrating Renewable Energy Sources with Traditional Power Generation

Press Release

PEORIA, Ill., May 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the launch of Cat® Microgrid technology, an innovative suite of power systems that adds environmentally friendly solar panels, state-of-the-art energy storage, and advanced monitoring and control systems to Caterpillar’s traditional line of reliable power generation equipment, including Cat generator sets, switchgear, uninterruptible power supplies and automatic transfer switches.

YIR Chairman’s Message


Caterpillar faced a tough year in 2015, but we have successfully managed through many difficult economic cycles since our founding in 1925. See what Caterpillar Chairman & CEO Doug Oberhelman had to say about how we are facing the challenges head on and delivering the products and services our customers need.

Click here to read the Chairman's message.

Gas-to-Electricity Plant Debuts at Irvine's Bowerman Landfill

by Matt Morrison, The Daily Pilot, Los Angeles Times

Originally published by The Daily Pilot, affiliate of the Los Angeles Times.

Revitalizing a Culture of Safety


We are dedicated to the safety of everyone at Caterpillar, including our extended team: contractors, dealers, suppliers and customers. Caterpillar’s Health & Safety professionals play a key role in providing expertise and support to Caterpillar operations around the world, all in support of our vision: Safely home. Everyone. Every day.™


Powered by Trash: Enabling Customer Sustainability

Caterpillar Supports Waste-to-Energy Project in Southern California

At Caterpillar, we are “champions for our customers’ enduring success”. When it comes to sustainability projects, often times our customers are focused on their customers’ success. That is precisely the case for Caterpillar customer, Montauk Energy, and their work at the Bowerman Landfill in Orange County, California.

Building a Better World with Our Employees


Our employees have always been the backbone of Caterpillar’s success. Caterpillar employees are a part of products, services and programs that are helping to build a better world each and every day. Together, our employees, customers and products play a critical role in developing infrastructure and creating economic growth throughout the world.

Click here to learn more about Caterpillar's global workforce.

Caterpillar Sustainability Principles


In 2012, Caterpillar launched three sustainability principles used to drive our commitment to make sustainable progress possible – preventing waste, improving quality and developing better systems.

Click here to learn more about Caterpillar’s Sustainability Principles. 

CEO Doug Oberhelman's Message in the 2015 Sustainability Report

Sustainability doesn't ever go out of style at Caterpillar

Sustainability doesn’t ever go out of style or focus at Caterpillar, even when we face difficult business conditions. We know it’s essential for economic growth – and growth is essential to our business. Whether we are in an up or a down cycle, we seize the opportunity to develop even more efficient solutions for our customers and within our operations.

Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman offers his thoughts on Caterpillar’s sustainability commitment.

Click here to read the Chairman’s Message.

Caterpillar Inc. and Sun Select Produce Inc. Announce Plans for Greenhouse Collaboration

Greenhouse will use CO2 & thermal energy from power plant exhaust
Press Release

PEORIA, Ill., March 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and SunSelect Produce, Inc., known for producing premium greenhouse-grown vegetables for more than 30 years, today announced a strategic collaboration that will take the waste products of Caterpillar’s combined heat and power cogeneration facility in Mossville, Illinois, and put them to productive use in SunSelect hydroponic greenhouses. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals, satisfactory due diligence, permitting and closing conditions. 


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