Caterpillar Asia has won a turnkey power plant contract for a new industrial park complex in the Philippines. The 145 hectare park at Calamba, Laguna has been designated as an Ecozone by the Philippines Economic Zone Authority.
Commonwealth Edison this summer installed 50 sound-attenuated, diesel engine power modules at three Chicago metropolitan locations to cope with the seasonal increased demand for electricity.
Caterpillar Engine Division has introduced its CM Series family of engines with the introduction of the CM32 and CM43, designed for a broad range of power generation applications. The CM32 is now in production in Kiel, Germany and is expected to be ready for delivery in the second quarter of 1999. The production of the CM43 is slated to begin in 1999.
As independent power producers begin to focus on international markets, developing countries and developing power projects converge; The result is a concept brought to reality--a power plant is born