Electric Power Generation

CG170-16

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.

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

Maximum Continuous Rating1560kW
Fuel TypeNatural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency43.3%
Maximum Standby Rating-
Frequency50/60Hz
rpm1500rpm

Engine Specification

Engine ModelCG170
Bore6.7 in
Stroke7.7 in
Displacement4320 in3
AspirationTA

Generator Set Dimension

Length261.4168 in
Width70 in
Height87 in
Dry weight genset32848.54 lb

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 after cooler
  • 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

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