Electric Power

  • Specs Summary
  • Fuel Type
    Natural Gas
  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency
    40.1%
  • Gas Standby Rating
    1605 ekW
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy

G3516C 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.

Gas Generator Sets Specification

  • Fuel Type Natural Gas
  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency 40.1%
  • Maximum Standby Rating 1500kW
  • Frequency 50/60Hz
  • Gas Standby Rating 1605 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 217 in (5518 mm)
  • Width 72 in (1830 mm)
  • Height 92 in (2340 mm)
  • Dry weight genset 30315 lb (13748 kg)

Generator Set Configurations

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator

Control Panels

  • EMCP II+

Cooling

  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Exhaust

  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Center section cooled turbocharger with Cat flanged outlet
  • Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to Integrated Temperature Sensing Module (ITSM) with GECM providing alarms and shutdowns

Cooling

  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Fuel system

  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
  • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 4.5 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve

Generator

  • SR4B
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Reactive droop
  • Bus bar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heater

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

  • Heavy Duty air cleaner with precleaner
  • Mounting stand

Control Panels

  • Local alarm module
  • Remote annuciator
  • Remote Communications Module (PL1000T, PL1000E)

Cooling

  • Coolant level drain line with valves, fan with guard
  • Inlet/Outlet connections

Exhaust

  • Flange
  • Exhaust expander

Fuel System

  • Fuel filter
  • Gas pressure regulator

Generator

  • Medium and high voltage generators and attachment
  • Low voltage extension box
  • Cable access box

General

  • Crankcase explosion relief valve
  • Engine barring group