Caterpillar announces new division in restructuring plan

Caterpillar has announced that it will amalgamate its Electric Power and Marine & Petroleum Power Divisions to form a the new Electric Power, Marine and Oil & Gas Division in response to market conditions.

Global gas generator capacity to hit 18 GW by 2025

Global installed capacity for gas generators will more than double in the next decade from the current 8.4 GW to 18.8 GW by 2025, according to a new report.

Caterpillar warns it could axe 10,000 jobs

Caterpillar today warned it could shed 10,000 jobs by 2018 as part of a radical restructuring and cost reduction plan.

$335m Afghan power plant beset by problems

An oil-fired power plant just outside Kabul in Afghanistan, which was designed to bolster the country’s fragile power infrastructure, has been hit by serious cost over runs and is still not yet completed, eight years after construction begun in 2007.

Failure to deploy CCS will double UK carbon-cutting costs says report

The UK should exploit its unique offshore engineering capabilities to build a carbon capture and storage sector.

Biogas gensets for Delhi waste water treatment plant

A new waste water treatment plant in Delhi, India is set to process up to 91 million litres of waste water daily features three biogas-fired gensets.

Caterpillar launches new CHP product

A new Caterpillar product, the Modular Power Plant, has been launched.  

Europe’s energy makers on the energy transition

The rise of renewables requires the engines driving Europe’s future conventional power plants to be flexible in order to support increased use of wind and solar technologies, while also being low-cost and sustainable. 

Caterpillar to help finance $10.4m cooking oil power plant

The financial arm of Caterpillar is to back a plan to construct an 18 MW power plant in Yorkshire, England which will be fuelled by waste cooking oil.

Bidders sought for £13m energy from waste project

A UK technology institute is looking for partners to take part in a £13m project to design and build a demonstrator plant to convert waste into electricity and heat.

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