GE Receives EPA Tier II Compliance Certification

Wednesday, September 12, 2007
GE Transportation announces that it has received United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier II emissions compliance certification for its V228 diesel engine family. In order for the EPA to grant Tier II compliance certification, GE submitted results from emissions testing conducted on its 8, 12 and 16 cylinder V228 engines at its Erie, Pa., facility.

GE’s V228 family includes the 8V228, 12V228 and 16V228 engine configurations, for power ranges from 1,400 horsepower (hp)/1,004 kilowatts (kW) to 4,500 hp/3,355 kW. These four-stroke, turbo-charged and after-cooled medium-speed diesels are designed for the most demanding applications.

GE Diesels GE now offers its new V250 engine series, which will provide customers with increased reliability, fuel-efficiency, and compliance with EPA Tier II emissions standards. In marine and stationary power applications, the new 250-millimeter bore, 12 cylinder engine produces 4265 continuous hp/3180 kW at 1050 rpm, 4060 hp/3028 kW at 1000 rpm, and 3655 hp/2726 kW at 900 rpm. The 16V250 engine produces 5685 continuous hp/4239 kW at 1050 rpm, 5415 hp/4038 kW at 1000 rpm, and 4870 hp/3632 kW at 900 rpm.

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