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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.

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Generator Set Specifications
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Maximum Continuous Rating 4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf 4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 44.1 / 43.8% 44.1 / 43.8%
Maximum Standby Rating 4500 ekW 4500 ekW
Frequency 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz
RPM 1000 / 900 rpm 1000 / 900 rpm

High Reliability

  • Anti-knock control and cylinder balancing protect the engine from overload and ensure reliable operation
  • State-of-the-art turbocharger A140 with Wastegate ensures full performance even under high temperatures and higher altitudes
  • Higher reliability and lower maintenance costs due to open combustion chamber technology

High Availability, High Profitability

  • Miller valve timing and optimized compression ratios ensure high efficiency and low fuels costs
  • More profit for your plant
  • Long maintenance intervals and general overhaul only after 80,000 oh allow an operation of 10 years without general overhaul
  • Flexible fields of application also with fluctuating gas qualities due to Total Electronic Management (TEM)

Optimized Lubrication Consumption

  • Savings of up to 4,000 liters of lube oil per year compared to comparable gensets<\li>
  • Improved components reduce lube oil consumption<\li>
  • Lower operating costs due to 30% lower lube oil consumption in comparison to similar products<\li>

CG260-16 Standard Equipment

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

CG260-16 Optional Equipment

Cooling
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  • CHP skid