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GAS AND MULTI-FUEL POWER PLANTS

The Sheki power plant in Azerbaijan is equipped with 10 x Wärtsilä 20V34SG engines.

WÄRTSILÄ GAS AND MULTI-FUEL POWER PLANTS’ BENEFITS:
• Plant electrical efficiency over 53% • Fast start-up – 2 min from hot standby to full plant load • Combined heat and power as an option • Excellent plant availability and reduced need for back-up capacity due to multi-unit installation • High part-load efficiency • Low gas pressure requirement • Maintenance schedule independent of the number of starts, stops or trips • Full plant output at high altitudes and in hot and dry ambient conditions • Minimal water consumption due to closed-circuit radiator cooling • Stepwise investment with smaller risks and optimized profit generation.

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ICE-strengths: Relatively high efficiency at small scale; modular; rapid start-up; lower capital cost than OCGT; tolerant of different fuel qualities
Source: Internal Energy Agency: Energy Technology Perspective – Harnessing Electricity’s Potential, 2014

Whether you need baseload, intermediate, peaking or standby power generation, we provide it. WÄRTSILÄ® gas and multifuel plants are typically based on modular 4–19 MW internal combustion engine (ICE) units. ICEs are designed for continuous operation on natural gas or in multi-fuel mode (gas/oil). Our gas and multi-fuel power plants offer high output and efficiency even in the most challenging conditions and locations. In the hottest deserts or high in the mountains, in city centres or jungles, energy output and efficiency is consistent and reliable, throughout the entire load range. And the fact that a negligible amount of water is consumed in the process has obvious advantages, too, particularly in dry locations. World-class operational flexibility with uniquely fast starts, stops and restarts, ensures

perfect control over daily load fluctuations.…...

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