Cat CG260 Generator Sets Selected to Power District Energy Projects
Posted on Tuesday, 04 September 2012 Caterpillar Inc. announced today that it has been selected to provide two cogeneration plants to Markham District Energy Inc. (MDE), an energy company owned by the City of Markham, Ontario, Canada. Local Cat dealer Toromont will be supplying a CG260-12 generator set for the MDE Birchmount Energy Centre, a CG260-16 generator set for the Bur Oak Energy Centre and ancillary electrical and mechanical equipment for both sites. The CG260 generator sets will provide a combined 7 MW of electricity and 7MW of thermal energy to the Markham district energy systems. These projects will be the first in North America that will employ Caterpillarâs recently introduced CG260 Series of high efficiency gas generator sets.