Caterpillar Contributes to Utah’s Cleaner Mountain Air
Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar, Inc. works to make sustainable progress possible and contributes to driving positive change on every continent.
A 76-year-old power plant in The City of Provo, Utah was recently replaced with a new one that is powered by five Cat G3520H natural gas generators. This new power plant, which is significantly cleaner that its former, will provide peak power to six municipalities in the Utah Valley Area.
Reducing emissions put off by power plants helps to make the air cleaner for over a million Utah Residents. The slopes and valleys of mountains tend to create a bowl effect and trap pollutants near the valley floor of mountains which can lead to increased coughing and asthma attacks among residents