Hybrid microgrids enable reliable, inexpensive, and eco-friendly energy supply for locations that lack a reliable power supply infrastructure. Caterpillar Energy Solutions offers innovative solutions for microgrids for distributed energy generation.
As a member of the German Biogas Association, Caterpillar Energy Solutions promotes the nationwide campaign week for sustainable energy plant cultivation. Apart from significantly reducing the workload of farmers, wild plant fields promote biodiversity and create new habitat for insects.
Once again, a video production of Caterpillar Energy Solutions has won a renowned international media award. The international expert jury of the WorldMediaFestival honored the first two episodes of the service tutorial video series "Do it the smart way"
The coronavirus pandemic can cause interruptions in the supply chain and difficulties in the supply of biogas plants with the needed input substances.
By using an internal cogeneration power plant, enterprises can save fuel and improve their security of supply. The flexibilization of CHP plants enables further operational cost savings and significant reduction of carbon emissions.
The Caterpillar Foundation is making a donation of US $ 250,000 to the Australian Red Cross. With the aid measure, the philanthropic foundation supports the relief forces in combating the bushfires that have raged in Australia since September 2019.
In line with its social responsibility as a company and in view of the great importance of intensive and continuous research that is being done in the war on cancer, Caterpillar Energy Solutions (CES) has already supported the Pediatric Oncology unit of the University Medical Center Mannheim (UMM) for a number of years. At the turn of 2019, Caterpillar Energy Solutions increased the amount of its yearly donation to €15,000.
In 2019, Caterpillar Energy Solutions successfully presented various innovations and received a number of awards. The outstanding results are clearly evident from the many projects rolled out and the awards received in recognition of the company's trend-setting development and implementation of sustainable energy concepts as well as its designation as top employer and top traditional company.
"FOCUS-MONEY" ranking: This year, too, Caterpillar Energy Solution made it onto the list of Germany's top traditional companies in the engineering industry. The ranking considered companies founded more than 100 years ago.
Caterpillar Energy Solutions is one of Germany's best employers in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. This is the result of a recent survey conducted by the "Die WELT" newspaper, which awarded the Mannheim-based company the label "high employer image".
As of October 1, 2019, Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH, headquartered in Mannheim, Germany, will be headed by Uwe Sternstein, Johan Masse, and Peter Körner. The company represents the MWM and Cat brands. The new management team comprises three experienced managers with long-standing expertise in our business segment.
Cogeneration is set to play a key role in climate protection and security of supply. Especially CHP plants with flexible operation will make a sustainable, efficient contribution to the security of supply by compensating the fluctuating feed-in of renewable energies.
At this year's SRH Rhine-Neckar Twilight Marathon, Caterpillar Energy Solutions supported the approximately 10,000 runners as one of the main sponsors. Apart from this mass sports event, Caterpillar is involved in various other projects for the region.
At the WorldMediaFestival, Caterpillar Energy Solutions again received the intermedia-globe Silver award, this time for its product video about the newly developed MWM TCG 3020 gas engine. Especially the sophisticated 3D animations and the soundtrack, which was composed especially for the video, earned the praise of the international expert jury.
On May 7 and 8, the 17th Annual Cogeneration Conference will be held at the Congress Center in Dresden, Germany. This year's conference will focus on cogeneration technologies, topical legal issues, and political aspects of the energy reform.
The Coal Commission regards CHP plants as an efficient, secure alternative to conventional power plants. Especially due to the high utilization degrees of up to 90 percent and the substantial reduction of carbon emissions, cogeneration is also financially attractive for medium-sized energy suppliers.
In the fall of 2018, Caterpillar Energy Solutions held two conferences for Cat dealers and MWM distributors at the Xchange Center in Vigo, Spain. The conferences, which attracted a lot of visitors, showcased the project portfolio as well as the contacts and work methods of the Xchange Center of Caterpillar Energy Solutions. The positive feedback received from the conference participants showed what a great success the events were.
In the FOCUS MONEY study of Germany's best traditional companies from 93 industries, Caterpillar Energy Solutions was chosen as one of the top traditional companies in the engineering category.
In late December, Peter Körner, Managing Director of Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH (CES), and the communication managers Aljoscha Kertesz and Frank Fuhrmann handed over a check worth €10,000 to Prof. Dr. Horst Schroten.
Caterpillar Energy Solutions reviews its developments, innovations, and awards of 2018 and takes a look at future trends and developments in the field of digitally controlled energy supply.
Henceforth, most operators of CHP self-supplier plants from 1 to 10 MW of electrical energy that went live between August 2014 and December 2017 will have to pay a higher EEG surcharge under a transitional regime.
At the Water Environment Federation's Technical Conference (WEFTEC), held in New Orleans, Louisiana September 30 - October 4, Caterpillar presented its Cat CG132B series.
In collaboration with KIT Karlsruhe, Caterpillar Energy Solutions researches the use of climate-friendly biofuel alternatives for combustion engines.
Young people are invited to apply for technical and administrative apprenticeships with Caterpillar Energy Solutions, the market leader in the field of highly-efficient and ecologically progressive energy solutions.
Fernando Cantú was elected as a member of the new Board. The Marketing and Digital Manager of Caterpillar Energy Solutions will serve on the Board for a total of four years.
Early last year, Romanian Caterpillar Energy Solutions dealer Eneria Romania received an order to establish an unusual CHP plant for distributed energy generation.
Another product film from Caterpillar Energy Solutions has qualified for a renowned international media award. The WorldMediaFestival honored the product film entitled "TCG 3016. Efficiency Goes Digital" with the intermedia-globe silver award 2018.
The European Parliament has adopted ambitious energy efficiency targets and has realized that highly efficient cogeneration with combined heat and power (CHP) plants can help achieve these targets.
The harshest labor dispute in the metal industry in a long time has been settled with a collective agreement between IG Metall and Südwestmetall. The result: more flexible working hours and higher wages for the employees of Baden-Württemberg's metal indus
In combination with the fully digitized power plant control TPEM (Total Plant & Energy Management), the new Cat CG132B gas engine series from Mannheim delivers a new level of efficiency and service-friendliness of CHP plants in the age of Industry 4.0.
With its highly efficient, eco-friendly solutions for distributed energy generation, Caterpillar Energy Solutions contributes to climate protection around the globe. At its Mannheim site, the company has also been active socially for many years.
Is it true that you can't move ahead if you look back? Caterpillar Energy Solutions shows why an annual review pays. The achievements of 2017—awards, innovation, and developments in the field of distributed energy supply—form a sound foundation for a great start into the next year.
Within the framework of the fourth industrial revolution, industry and trade are currently making enormous progress with respect to efficiency, profitability, and reliability: The comprehensive digitization of the production chain enables people, machines, systems, and products to communicate and cooperate with each other more effectively than ever.
The main advantages of heat and power cogeneration in a natural gas-fired CHP plant compared to their separate generation include the much better utilization of primary energy and the lower carbon emissions.
Together with the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Rhine-Neckar (IHK Rhein-Neckar), Caterpillar deployed its apprentices on a quest for discovery of energy saving potential in the own company in the context of an environmental protection initiative.
Every second, about 10 kg of food waste are dumped at landfills in central Florida. Thanks to a unique cooperation between Caterpillar and several local partners, this waste no longer remains unused.
Once a year, Caterpillar honors excellent achievements in its own ranks with the prestigious Caterpillar Excellence Awards. This year, Caterpillar Energy solutions received the first prize in the "Process Sustainability" category.
Meanwhile, the number of Facebook fans who follow the "Myanmar Power Tour" channel has reached 1,000, furnishing evidence of the ongoing interest shown in the operation of the Ywama CHP plant in Myanmar.
By installing a highly energy-efficient CHP plant, the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC) in Maryland, USA, has significantly reduced its carbon footprint and qualified for the ENERGY STAR award 2016.
A sustainability energy management system from Mannheim has been nominated for the prestigious "Chairman’s Sustainability Award".
Caterpillar Energy Solutions and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology research cogeneration technologies in new gas engine test lab. The jointly operated cogeneration plant will serve as a research platform by means of which the two partners will intensify their cooperation.
At a member's meeting in Mannheim last Monday, Peter Körner, one of the two Managing Directors of Caterpillar Energy Solutions, was elected as the new district chairman of the employer association Südwestmetall.
For many years, Caterpillar Energy Solutions has supported the Pediatric Oncology unit of the Mannheim University Hospital (UMM). In mid-December, Peter Körner, Dr. Fernando Cantú, and Frank Fuhrmann handed over a check worth €10,000 to Prof. Dr. Schroten, Medical Director of the Pediatric Clinic, and Dr. Dürken, Leading Physician of the Pediatric Clinic of the UMM, on behalf of the company.
By installing a total of 16 power gensets, Caterpillar has made a significant contribution to the energy security in the U.S. bullion repository in Fort Know.
The turnkey cogeneration power plant at the Tabuk Cement Company represents the first installation of medium-speed engines by Caterpillar Energy Solutions in Saudi Arabia.
"The Gift of Power": With a unique Cat 3500 project on Haiti in collaboration with the St. Luke's Foundation, Caterpillar Inc. demonstrates the significance of reliable energy supply to the development of society, especially women.
By installing a cogeneration power plant for Canada Malting, Caterpillar Energy Solutions delivers added value for the facility's operations and for the entire surrounding region.
Via social media, Caterpillar provides information on energy efficiency and distributed energy supply with cogeneration plants in Mexico.
After 16 years, the German Renewable Energies Act (EEG) is to be reformed by the end of 2016 in order to significantly expand the share of renewable energies in Germany's power generation.
The first landfill gas-operated plant for renewable energies produces energy for about 26,000 households, institutions, and enterprises from methane gas from the Bowerman landfill in Irvine, Orange County, California.
Film Project " Plant: Myanmar" by Caterpillar Energy Solutions Receives Intermedia Globe Silver Award
Caterpillar's application-oriented training in mechatronics, industrial mechanics, or business administration as well as the integrated program for a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering, or Bachelor of Arts degree open the door to various career
The French Caterpillar Energy Solutions partner and dealer Eneria has installed a Cat CG260-16 genset for a greenhouse company.
Having worked for Caterpillar for 27 years, Willy Schumacher, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH in Mannheim, Germany, is now set to retire. His successor is Dan Sundell, who has been with Caterpillar since 1988.
On January 17, 2016, a very special film premiered at the Cineplex theater in Mannheim. In "My Father, His Father, and I" by Jan Schmitt, both the city of Mannheim and Caterpillar Energy Solutions play a key role.
The amendment to the German Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG) aims at expanding the CHP generation to 25 percent of the regulatable net power generation.
The new Russian website of the MWM brand comes with a smart and functional design, comprehensive content, and a high level of user-friendliness.
Mannheim, December 08, 2015
Caterpillar Energy Solutions sets a mark of sustainability with four Cat gas engines of the type CG170-12 400 V in collaboration with the owner Bio2Watt, the South African Cat dealer Barloworld and BMW South Africa.
The German Machinery and Plant Manufacturing Association (VDMA) – Engines and Systems publishes findings of the Future Drives working group under the title "With internal combustion engines into the future".
Film project “Power Tour Myanmar” about the installation of a gas fired Cat power plant in Yangon, Myanmar, is complete and the video is now online.
World Media Festival recognizes Caterpillar Energy Solutions with the Intermedia-Globe Award's gold medal for its Modular Power Plant product video.
Mannheim, 27.April 2015
MEP Daniel Caspary, a member of the Christian-Democratic European People's Party, visited the Mannheim plant of Caterpillar Energy Solutions today.
Hanover/Mannheim, April 22, 2015
German Machinery and Plant Manufacturing Association (VDMA): Continued support for combined heat and power in industry. Equipment suppliers at the HANNOVER INDUSTRIAL FAIR against a "watered-down" goal for CHP expansion.
For the second time in a row, "power news" from Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH was able to win over the top-flight jury of the FOX AWARDS. After the honors award in the previous year, the Mannheim employee newsletter garnered the silver award in 2014.
All information on the Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH and the Cat and MWM brands available via the new website.
The documentary project about the 52 megawatt (MW) power plant in Yangon has started.
CES stands out with its "Lego modular approach to power plants."
Energy turnaround with decentralized, combined generation of electricity.
The European association is the new mouthpiece to represent the interests of the engine power plant industry.
The name change on November 1st solely affects the legal entity, the established MWM brand is being continued.
Peoria, Illinois, USA, 01.11.2011
Caterpillar Inc. today announced it has finalized the purchase of MWM Holding GmbH from 3i.
MWM welcomes this approval, as its integration into the Caterpillar family is a very positive step for the company’s future development, its employees, clients, distributors and business partners.