Distributed Generation Study/Patterson Farms CHP System Using Renewable Biogas

From Open Energy Information
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 kW
0.2 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
Electrical Efficiency (HHV)
Electrical Efficiency (LHV)
Highest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 67°F
292.594 K
19.444 °C
526.67 °R
Lowest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 61°F
289.261 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 https://openei.org/wiki/File:Patterson_VR_VS_Final.pdf
Study Verified Yes