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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 1200 ekW @1.0pf 1200 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.40% 43.40%
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz
RPM 1500 rpm 1500 rpm

High Efficiency, Lower Operating Costs

  • Miller cycle timing with combustion chamber and spark plug improvement help on saving up to 15% fuel gas per year
  • CG170 (non-miller) is optimized for Island-Mode capability
  • Gearbox helps limit wear and tear on engine components, lowering operating costs and increasing availability

Low installation, Building and Operating Costs

  • Extended maintenance intervals up to 64,000 Oh
  • Low fuel consumption due to improved combustion chamber and pre-chamber spark-plugs
  • Flexible fields of application also with fluctuating gas qualities due to Total Electronic Management (TEM)
  • Optimized oil management

Optimized Lubrication Consumption

  • Consumes up to 1900 liter less lube oil per year than comparable models<\li>
  • Longer lubricant change and oil change intervals<\li>

CG170-12 Standard Equipment

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

CG170-12 Optional Equipment

Cooling
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  • CHP skid