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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.

Generator Sets Specification

  • Maximum Continuous Rating 3000 ekW 3000 ekW

Generator Set Specifications

  • Fuel Type Natural Gas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Coal Gas

Generator Sets Specifications

  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.9% 43.9%
  • Maximum Standby Rating 3333 ekW 3333 ekW
  • Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
  • RPM 900 rpm 900 rpm

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model CG260-12 CG260-12
  • Displacement 12443.0 in³ 203.9 l
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Bore 10.2 in 260.0 mm
  • Stroke 12.6 in 320.0 mm

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length 315.0 in 8000.0 mm
  • Width 105.0 in 2660.0 mm
  • Height 110.0 in 2794.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset 89617.0 lb 40649.6 kg

CG260-12 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

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

Control Panels

  • TEM (Total Electronic Management)


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


  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG132B-16

Fuel system

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


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


  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch


  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG260-12 Optional Equipment


  • CHP skid

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