Generator Set - CX501

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Our CX501 generator packages combine high levels of operational flexibility with low weights for their power output, making them ideal for a range of settings.

Incorporating high-performance Siemens gas turbine engines, the CX501 generator set delivers versatile and efficient energy solutions.
Power
3,947 kW
5,670 kW
Efficiency
29.10 %
32.4 %
Heat Rate
12,391 kJ/kWh
11,130 kJ/kWh
Exhaust Flow
15.8 kg/s
21.3 kg/s
Exhaust Gas Temp
555 °C
521 °C

Notes: Liquid fuel is also an option.
Steam and water injection engines are also available for enhanced power and emissions control.

Package features:

  • Power generation in the range of 3.9 to 5.6 MW
  • Aeroderivative Siemens SGT-A05 gas turbine engine (Industrial 501-K)
  • Compact design and high power-to-weight ratio – generator set load of only 40 tonnes means lower foundation costs than for non-aeroderivative gas turbines
  • CHP, flexible and standby power applications
  • Can run on a wide range of fuel gases, including natural and landfill
  • Able to operate in extreme climates, withstanding temperatures from -60°C to +55°C
  • Fully integrated controls, motor control centre and batteries – allowing for a fast installation and minimal site area
  • Package fully tested prior to dispatch, reducing the commissioning period and usage of site utilities
  • Close-coupled generator/gearbox
  • Packages not bolted down
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combined heat and power plant

The CX501 in Action

BASF Chemical Plant, Italy
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