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Why Microgrids Are Ideal for Powering Remote Locations

Microgrids are interconnected loads and generation sources that act together as a single entity to power remote locations. They are typically used on sites without access to larger power grids, such as telecommunication towers, remote villages, resorts, islands, and mine sites. The microgrid concept is not new, but technological advancements and affordable renewable energy solutions have made them a more practical option.

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Hawthorne Power Systems Opens New Engine Testing Facility

San Diego Celebrates Successful Grand Opening

San Diego, CA – – Hawthorne Power Systems, the authorized sales, rental, parts and service dealer for Cat® electric power, back-up power and stand-by power equipment, opened their new engine testing facility located at 16945 Camino San Bernardo, San Diego, CA 92121.

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Hawthorne Power Systems Promotes Disaster Preparedness Planning

San Diego, CA – – Hawthorne Power Systems, the authorized sales, rental, parts and service dealer for Cat® electric power, back-up power and stand-by power equipment, announces their equipment rental solutions for effective contingency planning. Hawthorne Power Systems recommends every business be prepared for unplanned emergencies in which power systems may shut down. They have a wide selection of temporary backup power, temperature control, and compressed air systems to help sustain your business needs during an unplanned power outage.

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Hawthorne Power Systems Moves to New Facility

New Rancho Bernardo Location After Nearly 60 Years in Kearny Mesa

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Hawthorne Power Systems Recognized by Bechtel for Outstanding Performance on Nuclear, Security and Environmental Projects

Hawthorne Honored for its Commitment to Excellence and Quality

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Caterpillar Introduces their First Tier 4 Final Diesel Generator Set

Recently, Caterpillar introduced the Cat XQ375, the first Tier 4 Final mobile diesel generator set. Ideal for mid-sized power need, the XQ375 rental generator is powered by the fuel-efficient Cat C13 ACERT engine. Rated for standby operation at 375 ekW, the new XQ375 features greater power output than previous generator sets in this product category. Additionally, the XQ375 has enhanced sound attenuation and can change voltage faster. Caterpillar will introduce a full line of Tier 4 Final mobile diesel power modules ranging from 20 ekW to 500 ekW over the next two years.

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Rental Generators Provide the Power You Need

Hawthorne Power Systems offers a great selection of Caterpillar diesel powered mobile generators ranging from 3.5 kW to 2000 kW. Rental gensets are available on trailers for easy transportation and quick dispatch and installation. Each generator includes an on-board fuel tank that can be equipped with paralleling capability, auto start/stop controls, and dual voltage.

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Sharp Medical | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

Sharp Health Care, San Diego's largest health care provider, depends on Caterpillar to ensure its facilities have reliable power 100% of the time. Sharp's Metropolitan Medical Campus has four Cat 3512 standby power generator sets. Additionally, the Chula Vista location has two standby power generator sets as well.

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