GE optimizes Waukesha gas engine for biogas

August 25, 2011 |

In Wisconsin, General Electric has recently re-released its Waukesha 1 MW APG1000 gas engine that can run on a wider variety of biogases including landfills, wastewater treatment plants and agricultural waste after 18 months of redesign and testing. Natural gas versions of the engines can also be upgraded to include CHP technology. Modifications included a new spark plug design and a new fuel control system intended to simplify engine start-up and operation as well as modifications to the combustion chamber.

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