Reduced fuel consumption and lower emissions

ETC 1000 systemYou can’t always change your electric generator set (genset), but with our Electric Turbo Compounding (ETC) systems you can realise its true potential. By converting waste exhaust energy into grid-quality electrical power, our ETC systems improve power density and fuel efficiency, increasing power whilst reducing emissions.

Our ETC products make gas and diesel-powered electric gensets work more cleanly and effectively, and are a quicker and cheaper approach to improving energy efficiency than manufacturer modifications.

For 15 years we’ve been combining long-standing principles in turbo compounding with our own modern approach to high-speed electrical machines (HSEM).

Our systems comprise a turbo generator and power electronics unit, whilst we replace or modify the engine turbocharger based on your requirements.

ETC vs other energy efficiency technologies

When compared to other technologies, such as organic rankine cycle (ORC), our ETC systems are:

  • More compact and easier to install
  • Much lower cost per kWh generated
  • In active production, unlike other experimental technologies
  • Proven in the field, with over 800 systems in use
  • Tested and validated by OEMs and independent research bodies
  • Refined and improved by 15 years of R&D
  • Over 20,000,000 running hours

ETC system range:

The technology is equally suited to new-build and retrofit applications, for engines in the 150kW-2.5MW range. Our ETC solution has completed over 22 million operating hours on engines from over 10 OEMs, burning various gas and liquid fuels.

We’ve worked closely with engine and genset original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to ensure maximum efficiency and compatibility. Our systems are currently in operation on CAT, Cummins, Jenbacher (Innio), MAN, Mitsubishi, MTU, Scania, Volvo and Wärtsilä gensets.

Don’t see your genset listed? There are many more engines and generators we can support so get in touch.

Benefits of ETC for electric gensets

Through integrating our ETC technology with your gensets, generators and engines you can deliver an enhanced offering that increases power generation capacity.

  • Increased efficiency and energy savings
  • Genset power boost
  • Improved fuel economy, between 4-7%
  • Reduced carbon emissions
  • Generate additional power, up to 10%
  • Rapid payback, even with low fuel prices

To find out how we can help, and view performance simulations please get in touch.