Niigata Power Systems Co. has launched the strategic sales activity of the newly developed gas engine with high BMEP of 2.0MPa, high electric thermal efficiency of 40% or more. The 22AG engine, which denotes “Advanced Gas,” produced 30% higher power than a conventional spark ignition gas engine. The first three units of 8L22AG corresponding to 3780 kW / 900min−1 have been put into service operation since July of 2002 as the key-hardware in co-generation system of the chemical plant in Japan. The second delivered 6L22AG is operated using pyrolysis gas produced in the waste treatment process from December of 2002.

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