Texas Utility Will Add More Peaking Power

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:13:53 +0000

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said it will build a new 190-MW peaker power plant in central Texas to provide additional dispatchable power to the state’s electric grid. A peaker plant is one that is typically used only for brief periods during times when the demand for power approaches or surpasses the amount of […]

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Texas Utility Will Add More Peaking Power

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:13:53 +0000

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said it will build a new 190-MW peaker power plant in central Texas to provide additional dispatchable power to the state’s electric grid. A peaker plant is one that is typically used only for brief periods during times when the demand for power approaches or surpasses the amount of […]

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Wärtsilä’s “Pathways for Africa’s Energy Future” Report Emphasizes That COP27 Presents A Once-In-A-Generation Opportunity To Lay Foundations For Africa’s Clean Energy Future

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 15:30:01 +0000

Wärtsilä, a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has just released a new report titled Pathways for Africa’s Energy Future. In the report, Wärtsilä notes that as the transition picks up speed in developed and emerging countries, a lack of access to capital is stalling traction in […]

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Netherlands Commissions Country’s Largest Energy Storage System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 14:35:38 +0000

An energy storage system (ESS) co-located with solar and wind power assets is now online at a research center in the Netherlands. The project, commissioned in a ceremony on Oct. 6, is a 24-MW/48-MWh that includes equipment from the Wärtsilä technology group. The GIGA Buffalo battery installation is at the Wageningen University & Research test […]

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Clearway, Wartsila Partner on Five Large Solar-Plus-Storage Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 15:02:08 +0000

A series of large solar-plus-storage installations is set for deployment in California and Hawaii, with Clearway Energy Group and Wärtsilä announcing five sites where the companies will install solar photovoltaic (PV) resources along with battery systems. The projects announced July 11 include 500 MWac/2-GWh of power in total, installed at solar power sites operated by […]

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Wärtsilä’s VP Of Storage Andy Tang Talks Microgrids & Maximizing Renewables

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 19:52:44 +0000

Wärtsilä Torrens Island 250 MW / 250 MWh Battery facilityAndy Tang, Wärtsilä’s global VP of energy storage and optimization, talks microgrids, optimizing battery safety and revenue, and flexible fuels.

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Much-Watched Reciprocating Engine Hydrogen Pilot Kicks Off at Michigan Power Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 17:32:45 +0000

A landmark project to test fuel blends of up to 25% volume of hydrogen mixed with natural gas in reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICEs) has launched at WEC Energy Group’s 56-MW A.J. Mihm power plant in Michigan. If successful, the pilot—one of the first of its kind in the U.S.—could provide key insight into how […]

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Wartsila Engines Will Power New Wisconsin Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 24 May 2022 22:48:12 +0000

A new natural gas-fired power plant project being developed by Wisconsin-based WEC Energy Group will use seven Wärtsilä 50SG gas engines. The Finland-based technology company on May 24 announced the equipment order, with the engines expected to be used at a planned 128-MW facility located near Wausau, Wisconsin, that would be built at the site […]

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Wartsila Engines Will Power New Wisconsin Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 24 May 2022 22:48:12 +0000

A new natural gas-fired power plant project being developed by Wisconsin-based WEC Energy Group will use seven Wärtsilä 50SG gas engines. The Finland-based technology company on May 24 announced the equipment order, with the engines expected to be used at a planned 128-MW facility located near Wausau, Wisconsin, that would be built at the site […]

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