CG170-16 K 1500 kW

Gas Generator Sets CG170-16 K

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Key Specs

Continuous Rating
1500 ekW
1500 ekW
Fuel Type
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency


1500 kW Generator Set

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.


Cogeneration Up to 8% Savings

On owning and operating costs from improved efficiency

Up to 24% Savings on Service

Extended maintenance intervals leading to lower service costs

Up to 1900 L/Year Lower lube oil consumption

leading to lower service costs and extended maintenance intervals

Product Specifications for CG170-16 K

Continuous Rating 1500 ekW 1500 ekW
Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 40.90% 40.90%
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz
RPM 1500 or 1800 rpm 1500 or 1800 rpm
Engine Model CG170K-16 CG170K-16
Displacement 4320 in³ 70.8 l
Aspiration TA TA
Bore 6.7 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.7 in 195 mm
Length 261 in 6640 mm
Width 71 in 1810 mm
Height 87 in 2210 mm
Dry Weight - Genset 32848 lb 14900 kg

CG170-16 K Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
  • Turbocharger for the CG170K comes with a water-cooled bearing case

Control Panels

  • TEM(Total Electronic Management)


  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • Low resistence exhaust system


  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Flange connections for JW inlet and outlet

Fuel system

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


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


  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24V starting motors


  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG170-16 K Optional Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Mounting stand
  • Air cleaner with precleaner


  • CHP skid

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