Electric Power

  • Specs Summary
  • Fuel Type
    Natural Gas
  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency
    35.5%
  • Gas Standby Rating
    1312 ekW
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Gas Generator G3516B

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.

Gas Generator Sets Specification

  • Fuel Type Natural Gas
  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency 35.5%
  • Maximum Standby Rating 1500kW
  • Frequency 50/60Hz
  • Gas Standby Rating 1312 ekW
  • rpm 1500/1800rpm

Engine Specification

  • Engine Model G3516C
  • Bore 6.7 in (170 mm)
  • Stroke 7.5 in (190 mm)
  • Displacement 4210 in3 (69 L)
  • Aspiration TA

Generator Set Dimension

  • Length 165 in (4203 mm)
  • Width 85 in (2155 mm)
  • Height 95 in (2419 mm)
  • Dry weight genset 27823 lb (12618 kg)

Generator Set Configurations

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Modular air cleaner, single element service indicator

Control Panels

  • EMCP II+

Cooling

  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Exhaust

  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel system

  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Electric air-fuel ratio control
  • Gas shutoff valve
  • 24V energized-to-run

Generator

  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • Form would stator
  • Stator RTDs
  • Bus bar termination
  • DVR with adjustable 1:1 or 2:1 volts/Hz
  • Extension box
  • segregated low voltage wiring panel
  • Single bearing

Starting/Charging

  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery with cables and rack(shipped loose)
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 60A, 24V charging alternator (standard on 60Hz 1800 rpm only)

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • Parts book

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet

Control Panels

  • Local alarm module
  • Remote annuciator
  • Customer Interface Module
  • Synchronizing module

Cooling

Exhaust

  • Muffler and spark-arresting muffler without companion flanges
  • 15dBA muffler
  • 18dBA muffler

Fuel System

  • Fuel filter
  • Gas train with 24V double gas shutoff valve
  • Isolation valve
  • Gas pressure regulator
  • Gas leak detection

Generator

  • Low voltage extension box
  • Bearing temperature detectors
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Digital voltage regulator with KVAR/PF control
  • Circuit breaker

Start/Charging

  • Charging alternator
  • Battery charger
  • Oversized battery
  • Jacket water heater
  • Air starter system

General

  • EEC declaration of incorporation