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Alternative Energy
2nd November 2020
Wärtsilä awarded energy storage system order of 90MW/90MWh

The technology group Wärtsilä has received a repeat energy storage system order totalling 90MW/90MWh from an existing South East Asian customer. The solution will provide much needed flexibility and reliable grid support and will allow the further integration of energy from renewable sources, such as solar and wind power.

Alternative Energy
15th October 2020
GridSolv Quantum energy storage to lower electricity cost

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its next generation energy storage system to AEP OnSite Partners to serve the City of Martinsville, Virginia, USA. This project with the GridSolv Quantum energy storage system demonstrates Wärtsilä’s innovation capability.

18th May 2020
Carbon neutral synthetic biogas project in Finland

Wärtsilä and Vantaa Energy have signed an agreement on a joint concept feasibility study for a Power-to-Gas facility at Vantaa Energy’s waste-to-energy-plant carbon neutral synthetic biogas project in the city of Vantaa in the capital region. The co-development agreement was signed in May and is valid for 12 months.

Alternative Energy
20th April 2020
Mining site power plant to utilise solar energy

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the engineering, equipment, and technical advisory for a 44 MW power plant to be installed at the Mansourah & Massarah Gold Project mine in Saudi Arabia. It will be the first newbuild power project in the country to utilise a hybrid concept, with engine technology and solar energy and will allow the mining site power plant to efficiently utilise solar energy.

Alternative Energy
30th January 2020
100MW energy storage project in South East Asia

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a new 100MW/100MWh total capacity energy storage project in South East Asia. 

16th December 2019
Marine market emissions reduced with 31SG pure gas engine

The technology group Wärtsilä has launched the Wärtsilä 31SG pure gas engine for marine market applications. It is based on the successful Wärtsilä 31 product platform. The diesel version of the engine has been recognised by Guinness World Records as being the world’s most efficient four-stroke diesel engine. 

9th August 2019
Large capacity energy storage system EPC

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage project in South East Asia. The energy storage system facility, including the Greensmith GEMS advanced software platform and GridSolv, will be used for grid support purposes. The order was booked with Wärtsilä in Q2.

24th July 2019
Biogas solutions unit to speed up adoption of clean fuels

The technology group Wärtsilä has further strengthened its commitment to environmental sustainability with the formation of Wärtsilä Biogas Solutions. Wärtsilä Puregas Solutions, specialists in biogas upgrading technology, is now merged with Wärtsilä’s biogas liquefaction team, a unit with expert capabilities in liquefying upgraded biogas for end-customer use. 

4th July 2019
Meeting Cambodia's rapidly growing electricity demand

The technology group, Wärtsilä will supply a 200MW flexible baseload power plant to Cambodia that will help meet the country’s rapidly growing energy demand. Because of the urgent need to increase electricity supply, Wärtsilä is delivering the plant on a fast track basis. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in June 2019 by CGGC-UN Power Co, the Chinese state-owned main EPC contractor for the power plant project.

25th June 2019
Storage system for phased increase of renewable energy penetration

The technology group Wärtsilä has commissioned its 6MW / 6MWh energy management and storage system project for its customer ContourGlobal Bonaire on the Caribbean island of Bonaire. With Phase One complete, the island no longer has to curtail wind resources. 

15th April 2019
Investing in a completely renewable energy future

The smart technology group, Wärtsilä, has agreed to provide €500,000 in seed funding to Soletair Power Oy, a Finland based startup company operating in the field of Power-to-X. Soletair Power Oy has developed a unique concept to improve air quality in buildings by capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) and converting it to synthetic renewable fuel. 

28th January 2019
Greater integration of renewable power on Bonaire

An integrated six megawatt energy storage project contract for the Caribbean island of Bonaire has been awarded to Wärtsilä. The engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) hybrid energy project includes both the hardware, consisting of batteries and inverters, as well as GEMS, the energy management software from Greensmith Energy, a Wärtsilä company. 

18th December 2018
Developing business case for alternative fuels

The technology group Wärtsilä, Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the study of the development of a business case for the use of alternative fuels with Wärtsilä generating sets. The MoU was signed on 13th November.

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