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Mantrac Ghana outdoors first ever hybrid power-generating set

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Mantrac Ghana Limited has held the maiden Mantrac Energy Systems Seminar in Accra, during which a Mantrac Energy Systems, a Hybrid Power-Generating Set was unveiled.

The technology uses the latest caterpillar solar and energy storage technologies, providing a full range hybrid power solution.

Mr Emad Adeeb, Managing Director, Mantrac Ghana, in his address said the seminar was held to outdoor an innovation in their power generation business – Mantrac Energy Systems.

“After supplying and supporting the exclusive caterpillar diesel engines for so many years we are now extending it into renewable energy sources while maintaining the durability, reliability and efficiency of cat power Generating sets,” he said.

He said Mantrac was at the forefront of the energy transition; such as integrating renewable power with smart energy storage and conventional diesel or gas fuelled power generator to keep industries producing, communities developing and people connected.

“This is in line with Ministry of Energy plans of improving renewable energy penetration from less than five per cent to 10 per cent of installed capacity by 2020,” he said.

Mr Adeeb said Mantrac Energy system was targeted at the domestic market, banking, telecommunication, manufacturing houses, rural electrification, mining, oil marketing companies, residential apartments and other industrial establishments.

“It integrated with high performance and guaranteed auxiliary equipment including but not limited to PV panels, Energy Storage Batteries, Inventors, advanced control system; and remote monitoring and control tools,” he stated.

Mr Adeeb said: “Our Energy system packs can be customised to provide clean, efficient, economic and reliable power to meet our customers need.

“Industries are assured of reduced fuel expenses, decrease harmful emissions, lower total cost of ownership and achieve favourable return on investment.

“Our plan is to provide a 360 degree solution for the Mantrac Energy system as we do for Mining and construction equipment.

“We have put in place high parts availability coupled with prompt and professional after sales support as part of our overall commitment to customers.”

He said Mantrac Ghana was the leading supplier of mining and construction equipment in Ghana.

Mr Adeeb said the company had ambitious plans to further develop business to be the benchmark of caterpillar dealership on a global scale.

“We want to use this occasion to assure the government, partners, business community and our cherished customers of our continuous support to be make sustainable progress possible through innovative products and services.

“This is seen in our carefully selected and well trained, multicultural team over 600 professionals bent on making sure our customers are well supported with the best CAT Equipment as always,” Mr Adeeb said.

Mr Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo, Director Renewable and Alternative Energy, Ministry of Energy, urged the public to take advantage of the innovative energy system to reduce the demand for power in Ghana.

He said as part of efforts to ensure a sustainable power supply in the country, government welcomes private sector participation in the energy sector.

Mantrac Ghana Limited is a sole authorised dealer for caterpillar products in Ghana and its part of the giant Mantrac Group.

The Mantrac Group is also the official caterpillar dealer in Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Iraq and Russia.

Source: GNA

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