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Overview

From natural gas-fueled combined heat and power (CHP) systems and emergency power for facilities, to renewable biogas energy to support the local grid, or electricity generated from coal mine gases, Caterpillar has a wide range of reliable gas power solutions.

Gas Generator Sets Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 1560kW 1560kW Less
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Less
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.3% 43.3% Less
Maximum Standby Rating - - Less
Frequency 50/60Hz 50/60Hz Less
rpm 1500rpm 1500rpm Less

Engine Specification

Engine Model CG170 CG170 Less
Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.7 in 195.0 mm Less
Displacement 4320.0 in3 70.8 L Less
Aspiration TA TA Less

Generator Set Dimension

Length 211.0 in 5360.0 mm Less
Width 71.0 in 1810.0 mm Less
Height 87.0 in 2210.0 mm Less
Dry weight genset 27783.0 lb 12600.0 kg Less

CG170-16 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
  • Turbocharger for the CG132-8 with a water-cooled bearing case

Control Panels
  • TEM(Total Electronic Management)

Cooling
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet

Exhaust
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system

Cooling
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Fuel system
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Pre-chamber spark plugs
  • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system

Generator
  • Reactive droop
  • Bus bar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control

Starting/Charging
  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch

General
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG170-16 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Mounting stand
  • Air cleaner with preleaner

Cooling
  • CHP skid

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Biogas Project Financing

Cat Financial stands behind a wide range of projects utilizing renewable biogas to fuel generator sets.

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