New | CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

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 Set Specification
Maximum Continuous Rating2000 ekW @1.0pf
Generator Set Specifications
Fuel TypeNatural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency43.70%
Maximum Standby Rating2000
Frequency50 / 60 Hz
RPM1500
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelCG170-20
Displacement3240 in³
AspirationTA
Bore6.7 in
Stroke7.7 in
Generator Set Dimensions
Length294 in
Width67 in
Height86 in
Dry Weight - Genset43651.1 lb

  • 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

  • extended Maintenance Intervals Thanks To Sooth-Free Combustion And Enlarged Oil Tank
  • 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

  • consumes Up To 1900 Liter Less Lube Oil Per Year Than Comparable Models<\Li>
  • longer Lubricant Change And Oil Change Intervals<\Li>

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Turbocharger with a water-cooled bearing case for all cylinder
  • One-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and sevice indicator
Control Panels
  • TEM (Total Electronic Management)
Cooling
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
Exhaust
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG170-20
Fuel system
  • Pre-chamber spark plugs
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system
Generator
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Reactive droop
  • closed-coupled generator result in no torque transmission to the base frame
  • grid code generator
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • Busbar connections
Starting/Charging
  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch
General
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Optional Equipment

Cooling
  • CHP skid

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