Distributed Generation Study/Emerling Farm

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Study Location Perry, New York
Site Description Agricultural
Study Type Long-term Monitoring
Technology Internal Combustion Engine
Prime Mover Caterpillar G379
Heat Recovery Systems Built-in
Fuel Biogas
System Installer RCM Digesters
System Enclosure Dedicated Shelter
System Application Combined Heat and Power
Number of Prime Movers 1
Stand-alone Capability Seamless
Power Rating 200 kW0.2 MW
200,000 W
200,000,000 mW
2.0e-4 GW
2.0e-7 TW
Nominal Voltage (V) 480
Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 2000000
Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons)
Origin of Controller Manufacturer-Integrated
Component Integration Factory Integrated
Start Date 2006/06/07
Monitoring Termination Date 1969/12/31
Primary Power Application Based Load
Secondary Power Application
Primary Heat/Cooling Application Domestic Hot Water
Secondary Heat/Cooling Application Process Heat and/or Cooling
Capacity Factor .626
Availability 100
Electrical Efficiency (HHV)
Electrical Efficiency (LHV)
Highest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 101.8°F311.928 K
38.778 °C
561.47 °R
Lowest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) -1.7°F254.428 K
-18.722 °C
457.97 °R
NOx Emissions Data Available No
CO Emissions Data Available No
12-Month Run Hours 17902
12-Month Energy Savings (USD)
System Cost (USD)
Report URL http://chp.nyserda.org/facilities/details.cfm?facility=110
Study Verified Yes