CG170B-16 Gas Generator Set

State-of-the-art components providing more power: the compact design, a focus on a wide range of applications and highest efficiency values of its class make sure of that. Managed by a smart and secure control system, the new CG170B series offers the optimal balance between profitability and reliability.


High Efficiency, Lower Operating Costs

  • Up to 44.7% electrical efficiency with Natural Gas
  • 43.6% electrical efficiency with biogas
  • Electrical output up to 1,840 kWel
  • Reduced vibration and stress on components

Compact Size, High Profitability

  • Compact design that delivers up to 18% more power output at the same size as its predecessor
  • Long maintenance intervals (up to 80,000 hours)
  • Available in different applications, such as natural gas, biogas, wellhead- and propane gas operation
  • Maximum flexibility through different engine variants

Optimized Lubrication Consumption

  • Consumes ~0.15g/kWh
  • Reduced lube oil temperature through better cooling performance
  • Savings of up to 3,000 liters of lube oil per year compared to comparable gensets

Virtual Tours

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
  • TPEM (Total Plant & Energy Management System)
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG170B-16
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
Fuel system
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system
  • Pre-chamber spark plugs
  • closed-coupled generator result in no torque transmission to the base frame
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Busbar connections
  • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • grid code generator
  • Reactive droop
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Continuous Rating

1840 ekW @1.0pf

Generator Set Specifications - Fuel Type

Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Hydrogen Blend (up to 25%)

Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Electrical Efficiency


Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Standby Rating


Generator Set Specifications - Frequency

50 Hz

Generator Set Specifications - RPM

1500 rpm

Engine Specifications - Engine Model


Engine Specifications - Aspiration


Engine Specifications - Bore

170 mm ( 6.7 in )

Engine Specifications - Stroke

195 mm ( 7.7 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Length

6100 mm ( 240 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width

1710 mm ( 67 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height

2190 mm ( 86 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset

17400 kg ( 38360 lb )

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