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August 2009

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Generators in Developing Countries
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the global demand for energy will grow approximately 60% by 2030. Over the last 25 years, more than 1 billion people in developing nations gained access to modern energy fuels such as coal, electricity, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and natural gas.  However, there are still about 1.6 billion to more than 2 billion people worldwide who have no access to electricity or modern energy services. This number represents nearly a third of the global population. Every year, the number of people without access to modern energy services is increasing by 30 million. Today, it is estimated that 56% of the world’s rural population does not have access to energy services.  The following article discusses how diesel generators can and are being used to address electricity related issues in developing countries: 
The IEA projects, despite proposed investments of more than $16 trillion over the next 25 years in the energy sector of developing nations worldwide, 1.4 billion people will still remain without access to electricity.
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In the News

Data Center Uses Caterpillar Generators - The Roanoke Times (8/24)


Advance Auto is expanding and combining two offices in the Roanoke Virginia area.  The new office complex's data center will use two diesel generators to provide emergency power to prevent system failures during blackouts. Click here to read more >>

Generator Supplier to Provide Power Times Online (8/26)


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Mining Company Turns to a Diesel GeneratorNorthern News Service (8/24)


Fortune Minerals will use a diesel generator to provide heating for their copper mine near Whati Canada.  Hydro power and connecting to the local grid were not options available to the mining operation.  Click here to read more >>

Data Centers "In a Box" Data Center Knowledge (8/24)


Power House is a company that provides containers filled with servers for businesses that have limited room for their infrastructure.  The containers will expand data centers and are run by diesel generators to help provide portability and cooling to the encased server farms. Click here to read more >>

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