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Power Generating Plant

for free (well... without deep dive into cash reserves at least...)

2,4 MW


Uninterrupted, Non-fluctuating power

In Exchange For Shares In Its Supported Production

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514 RPM, 3 X 1000 kVA, 60 Hz, 110/208 V

located in California, USA (ready to be disassembled and moved)

[100 % complete plant (LESS turbochargers and radiators), including SPARE ENGINE and SPARE GENERATOR]

For Detailed Equipment Specifics, a one-percent (1%) of plant market value (US $500,000) Cash Advance is required and a "Non-Disclosure, Non-Compete, Non-Circumvent Agreement" must be signed by the end-user; It will take three (3) weeks to prepare the Detailed Equipment Specifics. The inspection of the Facility and the Equipment will be granted upon receipt of US $1,000 non-refundable fee and 4% refundable deposit (US $20,000). Buyer shall have thirty (30) days to perform "due diligence" At the end of this "due diligence" period, the contract will be signed.


This diesel power generating plant was built during cold war era to meet the needs of Missile Squadron of US Air Force. The plant was built and maintained to the highest military standards. The Squadron was relocated and power plant became decommissioned after being preserved for instant military use in the the event of state emergency. After the end of cold war the plant was sold to brokerage firm in 1998. The plant is ready to be disassembled and installed into a new location.

Engine (3) Nordberg Model FS-136-ISC, 6-cylinder In Line Diesel Engine, 13" Bore, 16½" Stroke, 514 RPM, 1135 HP at sea level, Woodward Type UG-8 Governor
Engine Hours
(since overhaul)
Engine Hours
(total meter reading since new)
Alternator (3) General Electric 1000kVA @ 514 RPM, Power Factor 0.8, Type ATI, 4160/2400 Volts, 800 kW, 3 phase, Amp Field 71, Exciter Volts 125, 60 Hz, Main Amp 139/241 A
Switchgear Complete DELTA switchgear, 3 phase, 120/208 VAC, suitable for paralleling and deparalleling, synchronization, control and protection
Fittings Kohler Gas Engine driven air start compressor Worthington with 2 GE motors and
(3) Air Pressure Tanks @ 250 psi
(2) Oil Bath Air Cleaners with all piping, controls and heat exchangers
Electric Distribution Panel
(3)Vertical Exhaust Silencers
Spare Parts - Engine Three sets of pistons, piston rings, intakes and exhaust valves, piston rods, heads; one crank shaft, one camshaft, bearings, governor; complete set of all tubes
Spare Parts - Generator One complete generator
Drawings All plant piping is above ground and entire plant can be easily "match-marked" with engineering drawings, for total plant re-installation.

514 rpm Engine (NORDBERG)
1500 rpm Engine (HIGH SPEED ENGINE)


 514 RPM1500 RPM
Engine Dimensions4 times bigger¼ of the size
Alternator Dimension2 times bigger½ of the size
Expected Life10 + times longer service life
(400,000 + service hours)
Incomparably shorter service life
Diesel Fuel RequirementAny gradeVehicle grade only
Fuel Efficiency (2.4 MW, No. 2 Diesel)
  50% Load160 Liters/Hr210 Liters/Hr
  75% Load220 Liters/Hr314 Liters/Hr
  100% Load290 Liters/Hr400 Liters/Hr
  75% Load Cont. Operation1,927,200 Liters/Year2,750,640 Liters/Year
  Fuel Savings823,440 Liters/Year 
  Fuel Cost Savings
  (Fuel Cost US $0.30/Liter)
US $ 247,032 
Maintenance CostsLowHigh
Cost of Investment (New)US $ 3,500,000US $ 2,200,000

If the application is for CONTINUOUS POWER, the low speed engine is the most economical choice. The higher initial capital investment will be recovered in a relatively short period of time from lower operation and maintenance costs.

If the application is STANDBY POWER, the lower initial price becomes the highest consideration along the expectation of minimal running time.

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