Distributed Generation Study/SUNY Buffalo

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Study Location Buffalo, New York
Site Description Institutional-School/University
Study Type Long-term Monitoring
Technology Microturbine
Prime Mover Capstone C60
Heat Recovery Systems Built-in
Fuel Natural Gas
System Installer Gerster Trane
System Enclosure Outdoor
System Application Combined Heat and Power
Number of Prime Movers 2
Stand-alone Capability None
Power Rating 120 kW
0.12 MW
120,000 W
120,000,000 mW
1.2e-4 GW
1.2e-7 TW
Nominal Voltage (V) 480
Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 600000
Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons)
Origin of Controller Manufacturer-Integrated
Component Integration Factory Integrated
Start Date 2002/12/11
Monitoring Termination Date 2004/08/11
Primary Power Application Based Load
Secondary Power Application
Primary Heat/Cooling Application Process Heat and/or Cooling
Secondary Heat/Cooling Application
Capacity Factor .794
Availability 0
Electrical Efficiency (HHV)
Electrical Efficiency (LHV)
Highest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) 87.1°F
303.761 K
30.611 °C
546.77 °R
Lowest Combustion Intake Air Temperature (F) -7.1°F
251.428 K
-21.722 °C
452.57 °R
NOx Emissions Data Available No
CO Emissions Data Available No
12-Month Run Hours 25028
12-Month Energy Savings (USD)
System Cost (USD)
Report URL http://chp.nyserda.org/facilities/details.cfm?facility=62
Study Verified Yes