CG260-12 3000 kW

Gas Generator Sets CG260-12

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Key Specs

Maximum Continuous Rating
3333 / 3000 ekW @1.0pf
3333 / 3000 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type
Natural Gas, Coal Gas
Natural Gas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency


3000 KW Gas & Coal 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 4% Savings

On owning and operating costs from improved efficiency

Up to 24% Savings on Service

Extended maintenance intervals leading to lower service costs

Approximately 30% Lower lube oil consumption

leading to lower service costs and extended maintenance intervals

Product Specifications for CG260-12

Maximum Continuous Rating 3333 / 3000 ekW @1.0pf 3333 / 3000 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.90% 43.90%
Frequency 50Hz / 60 Hz 50Hz / 60 Hz
RPM 1000 / 900 rpm 1000 / 900 rpm
Engine Model CG260-12 CG260-12
Displacement 12443 in³ 203.9 l
Aspiration TA TA
Bore 10.2 in 260 mm
Stroke 12.6 in 320 mm
Length 315 in 8000 mm
Width 105 in 2660 mm
Height 110 in 2794 mm
Dry Weight - Genset 89617 lb 40649.6 kg

CG260-12 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • One-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and sevice indicator
  • Turbocharger with a water-cooled bearing case for all cylinder

Control Panels

  • TEM (Total Electronic Management)


  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump


  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG260-12
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system

Fuel system

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


  • Busbar connections
  • Closed-coupled generator result in no torque transmission to the base frame
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • Reactive droop
  • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Grid code generator
  • Winding temperature detectors


  • Compressed air engine start


  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG260-12 Optional Equipment


  • CHP skid

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