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Caterpillar holding biogas webcast


June 27, 2012 – Caterpillar will be hosting a webcast, entitled Building Sustainable Energy Programs with Biogas, on July 18, 2012 starting at 3 p.m. (EDT).

This live and interactive webcast is designed to provide an overview of how to identify and overcome commercial and technical challenges encountered while identifying and executing a biogas power generation project.

Attendees will have the opportunity to post questions live and have them answered by a panel of Caterpillar experts. Engineering professionals will be offered the opportunity to earn a one-hour Continuing Education Unit (CEU) towards maintenance of their professional certification.

Attendees can expect to gain new perspectives in the following areas:

  • Industries with biogas power generation potential
  • Rules of thumb used to evaluate project feasibility and economics
  • Overcoming obstacles: project capital financing, carbon valuation, common utility interconnect issues
  • Biogas power plant owning and operating costs
  • Importance of project reliability and uptime
  • Minimizing biogas plant downtime by planning for proper maintenance
  • Engine emissions regulations for biogas facilities
  • Industry organizations

Industrial, commercial, and agricultural facility owners and operators, consulting engineers, project developers, energy purchasing managers, utilities and sustainability managers are invited to attend.

To register, click here.