Electric Power Generation

G3512E

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 Rating1000 ekW
Fuel TypeNatural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency42.2%
Maximum Standby Rating-
Frequency50Hz
rpm1500

Engine Specification

Engine ModelG3512E
Bore6.7 in
Stroke7.5 in
Displacement3158 in3
AspirationTA

Generator Set Dimension

Length181 in
Width65 in
Height89 in
Dry weight genset27475 lb

Air Inlet

Control Panels

  • Kilowatt transducer (ship loose)

Cooling

  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
  • JW thermostats

Exhaust

  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Center section cooled turbocharger with Cat flanged outlet
  • Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to Integrated Temperature Sensing Module (ITSM) with GECM providing alarms and shutdowns

Fuel system

  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
  • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve

Generator

  • SR4B
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Reactive droop
  • Bus bar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • Bearing temperature detectors

Starting/Charging

  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • Parts book

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