Distributed Generation Study/Hudson Valley Community College

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Study Location Troy, New York
Site Description Institutional-School/University
Study Type Long-term Monitoring
Technology Internal Combustion Engine
Prime Mover Caterpillar G3516, Caterpillar DM5498, Caterpillar DM7915
Heat Recovery Systems Built-in
Fuel Natural Gas
System Installer Siemens Building Technologies
System Enclosure Dedicated Shelter
System Application Combined Heat and Power
Number of Prime Movers 6
Stand-alone Capability Seamless
Power Rating 7845 kW7.845 MW
7,845,000 W
7,845,000,000 mW
0.00785 GW
7.845e-6 TW
Nominal Voltage (V) 480
Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 32500000
Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons)
Origin of Controller 3rd Party Custom Made
Component Integration Factory Integrated
Start Date 2004/04/12
Monitoring Termination Date 2006/11/19
Primary Power Application Based Load
Secondary Power Application
Primary Heat/Cooling Application Space Heat and/or Cooling
Secondary Heat/Cooling Application Domestic Hot Water
Capacity Factor .207
Availability 100
Electrical Efficiency (HHV)
Electrical Efficiency (LHV)
Highest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 95.5°F308.428 K
35.278 °C
555.17 °R
Lowest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) -14.6°F247.261 K
-25.889 °C
445.07 °R
NOx Emissions Data Available No
CO Emissions Data Available No
12-Month Run Hours 51017
12-Month Energy Savings (USD)
System Cost (USD)
Report URL http://chp.nyserda.org/facilities/details.cfm?facility=58
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