The Cat® CG170B Range

1,380 kW to 2,300 kW

For Natural Gas and Biogas Applications

Cat CG170B Range
Cat CG170B Range

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The CAT CG170B Range

Flexible by design in both application and operation, the CG170B range meets the challenges of a multitude of industry applications. Whether the demands are continuous power or island mode operation, fuelled by natural gas or biogas variants, this product range offers true choice.

The CG170B range offers outstanding value in operation, optimising performance and efficiency whilst minimising maintenance costs. These benefits are delivered through higher power density, optimised lube oil management, and an intelligent, single interface in the form of our Total Plant and Energy Management (TPEM) system, provided as standard.

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Cat CG170B Range
Cat CG170B Range


You want maximum fuel efficiency, minimum operating costs, and every minute of production you can get. Your Cat® dealer can help you in every aspect of your operation, so you can work more efficiently than ever.  

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One genset, various applications

one genset, various applications

FEATURES of the CG170B range

Optimal Balance – Efficiency & Performance

  • Improved electrical efficiency* – up to 45% (NG)/43.6% (BG)
  • Improved electrical output* – up to 2,300 kW

* relative to predecessor Cat models

Reliability & Cost Effectiveness

  • Proven core engine upgraded with state-of-the-art technology
  • Up to 80,000 OH until major overhaul

Fuel Flexibility

  • Variants accommodate natural gas, biogas, wellhead, and propane gas operation
  • Optimised to accommodate different boundary conditions

TPEM As Standard

  • Holistic plant control
  • Facilitates full power capability of the genset with maximum reliability, availability, performance, and accessibility

Compact Design

  • Products in the series deliver up to 18% more power from footprint similar to predecessor models

Take a look inside the CG170B range. From its turbocharger to its oil management system, it's the most efficient generator in its class.

Cat® CG170B Gas Generator Set

CG170B Product Range, 1,380 to 2,300 kW

In the press

the latest additions to the range

The Cat CG170B range now offers 1,380 kW (12-cylinder) to 2,300 kW (20-cylinder) outputs through the introduction of the 12- and 16-cylinder engine powered products. 

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extends series
extends series

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