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Caterpillar Advances Hydrogen Program by Adding Cat CG260 Gas Generator Set to Lineup

By District Energy posted 06-03-2024 22:21


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Caterpillar Inc. announced that the company has added Cat CG260 gas generator sets to its portfolio of commercially available power solutions capable of running on hydrogen fuel.

Now available at global Cat dealers for 50 or 60 Hz applications, the 12- and 16-cylinder versions of the Cat CG260 are approved to operate on gas containing up to 25 percent hydrogen by volume. The CG260 provides up to 4.5 MW of electric power for continuous, prime and load management requirements.

Additionally, Caterpillar is collaborating with District Energy St. Paul to demonstrate a 2.0 MW combined heat and power (CHP) system fueled by various combinations of hydrogen and natural gas. The project is supported and partially funded by the DOE, and it is backed by the NREL.

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