CHP1500

Cat G3512H Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Solution

Cat® G3512H (1061 - 1515kW) Gas Generator models delivers world-class efficiency for combined heat & power (CHP) and other operations.

DESCRIPTION

The CHP1500 is an enclosure standardized for natural gas-fueled Cat® G3512H engines rated 1.5 MW, with generator rated for 4160V for combined heat and power (CHP) applications. In CHP applications, Cat gas generator sets simultaneously provide electricity for electrical loads and heat energy for a facility's thermal requirements. Caterpillar will offer customers complete CHP solutions eliminating the need to outsource additional engineering or project management.G3512H Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Solution Gas GeneratorElectric Power

Frequency

60 Hz

Cat® G3516H Humidity Fuel Tolerant Gas Engine

  • Robust high speed block design provides prolonged life and lower owning operationg costs
  • Designed for maximum performance on low pressure pipeline natural gas
  • Simple open chamber combustion system for reliability and fuel flexibility
  • Leading edge technology in ignition system and air/fuel ratio control for lower emission and engine efficiency
  • One electronic control module handles all engine functions: ignition, governing, air/fuel ratio control and engine protection

CHP Ready

Extensive range of rental ready features to meet job requirements and applications.

Single-Source Supplier

Generator set manufactured in ISO 9001:2000 compliant facility.Package factory designed and production tested.

EMCP 4.3 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cat Generator

Cat SR5 generator designed to match the performance and output characteristics of the Cat Gas engine.Class H insulation operating at Class F temperature rise for extended life.System 4 insulation protection and anti-condensation space heaters.Integrated Automatic Voltage Regulation (Cat IVR) provides enhanced system monitoring.

Fuel/Emissions Strategy

Meets most worldwide emissions requirements down to 500 mg/Nm3 NOx level without after treatment.Optional: Oxidation catalyst available

Sound Attenuated Container

Meets 75 dB(A) at 7 meters. Weather Proof enclosure, NSPS factory compliant, UL2200 compliant, and CSA/TSSA. Service and Personnel doors. Separate electrical control room. Internal and External emergency stop buttons at convenient locations.

Proven System

  • Field proven in a wide range of applications worldwide
  • Fully prototype tested
  • Certified torsional vibration analysis available

Reduced Environmental Impact

110% spill containment of onboard engine fluids.Positive crankcase fumes ventilation.

Full Range of Attachments

  • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments
  • Factory designed and tested
  • Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation

Worldwide Product Support

Cat® dealers provide extensive post sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Supported 100% by the Cat dealer with warranty on parts and labor.

Cooling System

Provides 40⁰C (104⁰F) ambient capability with 500 mg/Nm3 NOx (1g/hp-hr) at 100% continuous rating before derate @ 500m. Variable frequency drive fan controls improve partial load fuel consumption. Energy efficient electric drive fan.

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • Engine
    • G3512H, V12, 4-stroke-cycle, gas engine. Operates on 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas. Turbocharged Separate Circuit Aftercooled.
  • Air Inlet
    • Package Mounted Air Cleaner with service indicator
  • Control Panel
    • On Package EMCP 4.3 Control Panel System Offers engine and generator monitoringand protection, voltage regulation with Cat IVRimproves transient response performance. Controls provide auto paralleling AGC-4 controller, load sharing, VFDcontrol, and primary generator protection for greaterversatility, package utilization and monitoring.
  • Cooling
    • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
    • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
    • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
    • Standard cooling provides 40⁰C (104⁰F) ambient capability with 500mg/Nm3 NOx at 100% Continuous rating before derate, @ 500m
  • Containerized Module
    • NSPS Factory Compilant, UL2200 Compilant and CSA / TSSA Sound attenuated 75 dB(A) @ 7 m (23 ft) Sound attenuated air intake louvers and lockable personnel doors with panic release LH and RH engine service doors integrated intocontainer side walls 3” ANSI flange customer fuel connection
  • Generator Controls And Protection
    • Integrated crankcase ventilation system (CCV)and gas fuel train NFPA37 & CSAB149.3 with external fuel connections package utilization and monitoring.
  • Modes of Operation
    • Provides for single unit stand-alone operation,island mode paralleling and load sharing withother power modules, and single unit-to-utilitymode paralleling for base load control
  • General
    • Fire detection system
  • Lube Oil Make-Up System
    • Integrated enclousre holding tanks: Oil makeup tank (50 gallon), Waste oil tank (300 gal / 2 oil changes), Fresh oil tank (500 gal / 2 oil changes + makeup) and oil level regulator. Low level annunciation
  • Circuit Breaker
    • 5000A 3-Pole IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
    • LSI Long-Time, Short-Time, Instantaneous Annunciator
    • Rear-mounted
  • Exhaust
    • Externally mounted exhaust system (muffler and heat exchanger)
    • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
    • Center section cooled turbocharger with Cat flanged outlet
    • Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to Integrated Tmeperature Sensing Module (ITSM) with GECM providing alarms and shutdowns
  • Fuel System
    • Electronic fuel metering valve
    • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
  • Fuel system
    • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve
  • Ignition System
    • Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST)
    • Electronic Ignition System (controlled by ADEM A4)
  • Generator
    • Double bearing SR5 1866 frame, brushless, form wound, 12-lead design, permanent magnet excited, three-phase, with Cat IVR, Class H insulation operating at Class F temperature. Stator and Bearing temperature monitoring and anti-condensation space heaters.
    • SR4B
    • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
    • Busbar connections
    • Paint- Caterpillar Yellow except rails gloss black
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Parts book
    • RH Service
    • Anti-condensation space heater
    • SR5
    • Operation and maintenance manuals
    • Crankshaft Vibration Damper and Guard
    • Reactive droop
  • Govrerning System
    • ADEM A4 4-20mA (0-5VV) Speed Input

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet
    • Mounting Brackets and Piping
    • Air cleaner with precleaner
  • Circuit Breaker
    • MP- Frame 6 Pole Bottom Cable Entry
    • Frame Mounting
    • 4000/5000A Neutral Current Transformer Automatic Selection
    • No UV trip or package mounted CB Wiring
  • Control Panel
    • Discrete I/O Module, 12 Digital Inputs, 8 'Form C' Relay
    • Local PC Monitorring
    • 16 Point/32 Light Annunciator, Shipped Loose
    • Remote PC Monitorring
    • Synchronizing module
    • Remote annuciator
    • Local alarm module
    • Engine failure relay
    • Cat Connect: Ehternet, Satellite, Cell Telematics
    • Remote Communications Module (PL1000T, PL1000E)
  • Cooling
    • Inlet/Outlet connections
    • Coolant level drain line with valves, fan with guard
  • Exhaust
    • Muffler and spark-arresting muffler with companion flanges
    • Elbow
    • Flange
    • Flexible Fitting
    • Exhaust Expander
    • Oxidation catalyst
  • Fuel System
    • Gas pressure regulator
    • Gas Knockdown Regulator
    • Fuel filter
    • Gas shutoff valve 24V, ETR (Energized-To-Run)
  • Generator
    • European bus bar
    • Cable access box
    • Manual voltage control
    • Medium and high voltage generators and attachment
    • Low voltage extension box
    • Bearing temperature detectors
    • Generator air filter
  • General
    • Special paint order
    • Tool set
    • Digital diagnostic tool
    • US AID Emblem
    • Cold-weather bundle including enclosure heaters and ventilation recirculation
    • Fire suppression system
    • Interior DC lighting system with automatic shutoff timer
  • Starting/Charging
    • 24V starting motors
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery with cables and rack (shipped loose)
    • 60A, 24V charging alternator (requires engine driven pumps)

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
Cat G3512H Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Solution
Name:
CHP1500
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Generator Set Specifications

Continuous Rating
1490 ekW @ 1.0pf
Fuel Type
Natural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency
42.50%
Frequency
60 Hz
RPM
1500 rpm

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
G3512H
Displacement
3574 in³ / 59 l
Aspiration
TA
Bore
6.7 in / 170 mm
Stroke
8.5 in / 215 mm
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Control Valve
Governor Type
ADEM™ A4

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
716 in / 18200 mm
Width
155 in / 3940 mm
Height
467 in / 11850 mm
Dry Weight - Genset
34700 lb / 15740 kg
Weight
161600 lb / 73500 kg

Generator Set Specifications

Frequency
60 Hz

Engine Specifications

Compression Ratio
11.1