Performance Characteristics of a 10kW Gas Engine for Generation Package

  • Published : 2004.09.01


Cogeneration has been widely introduced in many countries for use m industrial, commercial and residential applications. However, there have been few models with an output of less than 100kW. In the present study, a spark ignited gas engine with electric generation output of 10kW was developed for micro cogeneration package. Developed gas engine achieved following performance characteristics such as $26.7\%$ of electric generation efficiency, NOx emission less than 10 ppm at $13\%$ oxygen, 82 dB of noise level, and about 3 seconds of switching time from idling to nominal power.



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