Distributed Generation Study/Modern Landfill

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Study Location Model City, New York
Site Description Other Utility
Study Type Long-term Monitoring
Technology Internal Combustion Engine
Prime Mover Caterpillar G3516
Heat Recovery Systems Built-in
Fuel Biogas
System Installer Innovative Energy Systems
System Enclosure Dedicated Shelter
System Application Combined Heat and Power
Number of Prime Movers 7
Stand-alone Capability Seamless
Power Rating 5600 kW5.6 MW
5,600,000 W
5,600,000,000 mW
0.0056 GW
5.6e-6 TW
Nominal Voltage (V) 480
Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 28000000
Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons)
Origin of Controller 3rd Party Off-the-Shelf
Component Integration Customer Assembled
Start Date 2004/12/31
Monitoring Termination Date 1969/12/31
Primary Power Application Based Load
Secondary Power Application
Primary Heat/Cooling Application Other
Secondary Heat/Cooling Application
Capacity Factor .903
Availability 0
Electrical Efficiency (HHV)
Electrical Efficiency (LHV)
Highest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 83.8°F301.928 K
28.778 °C
543.47 °R
Lowest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 1.7°F256.317 K
-16.833 °C
461.37 °R
NOx Emissions Data Available No
CO Emissions Data Available No
12-Month Run Hours 169388
12-Month Energy Savings (USD)
System Cost (USD)
Report URL http://chp.nyserda.org/facilities/details.cfm?facility=34
Study Verified Yes