▲ Doosan Infracore showcased its latest electronic engine and hybrid powertrain at Middle East Energy (MEE) 2020, held in Dubai, UAE, for three days from March 3.
oosan Infracore participated in ‘Middle East Energy (MEE) 2020’, which was held at Dubai World Trade Center, the United Arab Emirates, from March 3 to 5, 2020 (Local time). MEE is the largest trade exhibition on power in the world, which takes place every year at Dubai.
At the event, Doosan Infracore presented its lineup of seven engines, including the latest generator engine, DX22. The DX22, Doosan Infracore’s 22-liter class electronic engine, is a high-performance, environment-friendly engine with the best-in-class fuel efficiency. It offers 20 percent increase in output compared to the existing mechanical engine in the same class.
The company also displayed the prototype of its hybrid powertrain at the exhibition. The hybrid powertrain employs a fossil fuel-powered internal combustion engine, coupled with an electric motor and battery. The electric motor (48 volt) turns on when a small amount of energy is needed, while the combustion engine (2.4 liters) is used to generate a larger amount of energy. The product features an increased output capacity, equivalent to a 3-liter engine, even without an after-treatment system, offering both financial and environmental benefits.
* Powertrain refers to a system used to deliver power within machinery.
In addition, Doosan Infracore announced its new product support policy, which will more than double the warranty period for emergency generator engines, from the existing ‘1.5 years (18 months) from delivery or 500 operating hours’ to ‘5 years or 1,000 operating hours’. A Doosan Infracore’s official said, “We will deliver the world’s best innovative warranty service based on our strong confidence in product quality”.
The company also revealed its in-house developed gas generator engine, in an aim to expand its gas engine business in the emerging markets, including the Middle East. Until now, Doosan Infracore has mostly been targeting the gas generator engine market in the United States by forming a joint venture with an American company, PSI (Power Solutions International).
Doosan Infracore’s Executive Vice President, Joonho Yoo, the head of Engine BG said, “This will be an opportunity to strengthen our position as an engine maker, capable of leading the market change with electronic and environment-friendly products.”, adding, “We will strive for market expansion and customer satisfaction by continuously advancing our products and offering differentiated services”.