Distributed Generation Study/Patterson Farms CHP System Using Renewable Biogas

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Study Location Auburn, New York
Site Description Agricultural
Study Type Field Test
Technology Internal Combustion Engine
Prime Mover Caterpillar G379
Heat Recovery Systems Built-in
Fuel Biogas
System Installer Martin Machinery
System Enclosure Dedicated Shelter
System Application Combined Heat and Power
Number of Prime Movers 1
Stand-alone Capability None
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) 1366072
Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons)
Origin of Controller 3rd Party Custom Made
Component Integration Customer Assembled
Start Date 2007/05/02
Monitoring Termination Date 2007/05/26
Primary Power Application Based Load
Secondary Power Application
Primary Heat/Cooling Application Process Heat and/or Cooling
Secondary Heat/Cooling Application
Capacity Factor
Availability
Electrical Efficiency (HHV)
Electrical Efficiency (LHV)
Highest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 67°F292.594 K
19.444 °C
526.67 °R
Lowest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 61°F289.261 K
16.111 °C
520.67 °R
NOx Emissions Data Available Yes
CO Emissions Data Available Yes
12-Month Run Hours
12-Month Energy Savings (USD)
System Cost (USD)
Report URL http://en.openei.org/wiki/File:Patterson_VR_VS_Final.pdf
Study Verified Yes