CG170-20 2000 kW

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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.

Generator Sets Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 2000 ekW @1.0pf 2000 ekW @1.0pf Less

Generator Set Specifications

Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Less

Generator Sets Specifications

Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.7% 43.7% Less
Maximum Standby Rating 2000 2000 Less
Frequency 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz Less
RPM 1500 1500 Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model CG170-20 CG170-20 Less
Displacement 3240.0 in³ 53.1 l Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.7 in 195.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length 294.0 in 7467.6 mm Less
Width 67.0 in 1710.0 mm Less
Height 86.0 in 2190.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset 43651.1 lb 19800.0 kg Less

Optimized Lubrication Consumption

High Efficiency, Lower Operating Costs

Low installation, Building and Operating Costs

CG170-20 Standard Equipment

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

Control Panels
  • TEM (Total Electronic Management)

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

Exhaust
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG170-20

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

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

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

General
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG170-20 Optional Equipment

Cooling
  • CHP skid

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