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Rental Generator Sets 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 generator sets 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 Health Care | 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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USS Midway | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

After 47 years of service, the USS Midway is now permanently docked in San Diego Bay. The Midway is a floating WW II museum and features more than 60 exhibits, a gift shop, and a theatre. 

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Unscheduled Power Outages | Electrical System Maintenance

Don't let an unscheduled power outage happen to you. In the Caterpillar blog "Preventing Unscheduled Power Outages: Electrical System Maintenance" by Grant Kuch, he recommends performing routine maintenance checks on your electrical components is just as important as maintaining your mechanical equipment. Electrical components, like circuit breakers are often overlooked.  A circuit breaker is much can become stiff and unstable if it goes too long without being checked. Some power outages can be prevented by implementing standard equipment testing and scheduling routine preventative maintenance. 

Read the Caterpillar blog for more information. Contact a Hawthorne Power Systems representative to schedule your preventative maintenance.

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BAE Recognizes Hawthorne Cat for Excellence

Hawthorne Power Systems Receives Preferred Supplier Performance from BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair

San Diego, CA – Hawthorne Power Systems received a preferred rating for excellent performance in all areas as rated by BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair for the period of January 1, 2010 to July 31, 2011.

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Hawthorne Power Systems Announces Partnership with CARQUEST® Heavy Duty

Grand Opening Event with a Special Appearance by Beal Racing NHRA

Hawthorne Power Systems announces the partnership with CARQUEST® Heavy Duty with a grand opening on May 17, 2012 at 8050 Othello Avenue in San Diego from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Hawthorne Power Systems Delivers 2MW Generator to Palau, Allowing for One Continuous Grid

CAT XQ2000 Shipped From Hawaii to the Palau Public Utilities Corp. (PPUC)

HONOLULU, HI - Hawthorne Power Systems, an authorized Caterpillar dealer in the Pacific, delivered a 2-megawatt (MW) generator to the Palau Public Utilities Corporation (PPUC) earlier this month. The generator, which was shipped from Hawaii, is stationed at the Aimeliik Power Plant compound to support the Babeldaob area and relieve the Ngerulmud Capitol generator.

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