CG170 Gas Generator Set
CG170 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.

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Maximum Continuous Rating 1560 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.30%
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz
RPM 1500 or 1800 rpm
Engine Model CG170-16
Displacement 4320 in³
Aspiration TA
Bore 6.7 in
Stroke 7.7 in
Length 261.4 in
Width 70 in
Height 87 in
Dry Weight - Genset 32848.5 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>