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February 20, 2019   |   Diesel and Gas Turbine Worldwide


Diesel generator sets to supply emergency power for Ohio hospital

Summa Health recently purchased five Cat diesel generator sets to supply power for emergency services, surgeries, life support, and other acute patient care activities; data center backup; and other essential operations. The order includes three Cat C32 diesel generator sets with the high-density 1.250 MW rating and two units with the standard 1.0 MW rating. The C32 gen-set is based on a V-12 Caterpillar C32 diesel engine that has a bore and stroke of 145 x 162 mm and an overall displacement of 32.10 L.

“Summa Health serves more than one million patients every year across our network, and we are committed to providing superior care for every one of them,” said Ed Friedl, vice president of construction and property management for Summa Health. “Reliable power plays an essential role in the care of our patients, which is why Summa has turned to Ohio Cat and Caterpillar many times to provide durable, reliable power solutions as well as ongoing service and support for performance when Summa needs it most.”

When the new generator sets are commissioned, Summa Health will have deployed a total of 18 Cat generator sets at its hospitals, free-standing emergency departments and other locations throughout northeast Ohio.


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