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Wärtsilä wins a EUR 120 million order for power generation

Wärtsilä has signed a major contract to supply power generation capacity for a Europe-based customer with international operations. The value of the equipment delivery contract is approximately EUR 120 million. The order includes Wärtsilä 50 platform gensets and auxiliary equipment. The contract was included in Wärtsilä’s order intake in the first quarter of 2015.

The Wärtsilä 50 engine platform is able to operate on dual fuel, gas and liquid fuel versions. The first model, Wärtsilä 50DF was launched in early 2000. Designed for high output with efficiency and low emissions, the dual-fuel solution represented a breakthrough in the marine LNG carrier market, replacing steam turbines as the preferred power source. For power plants, engine versions fired by specific gaseous and liquid fuels followed suit. Approximately 700 Wärtsilä 50 engines have been sold to the marine sector and 300 for energy sector applications.   

This latest order is another endorsement of Wärtsilä’s Smart Power Generation, which provides the operational flexibility and capacity agility to complement traditional forms of power generation, thereby helping to improve the performance of entire power grids. This power system optimisation provides notable benefits, including significant energy cost savings and reductions in carbon emissions.

For further information please contact:
Risto Paldanius
Vice President, Europe and Africa
Wärtsilä Power Plants
Tel: +358 40 5013669
risto.paldanius@wartsila.com

Natalia Valtasaari
Director, Investor Relations
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 40 1877809
natalia.valtasaari@wartsila.com

Atte Palomäki
Executive Vice President, Communications & Branding
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 10 7095599
atte.palomaki@wartsila.com


2015-04-10

Please see Wärtsilä Corporation /Wärtsilä Vostok, LLC (WRU)/ company electronic office

For more information, please contact:
Mirja-Maija Santala
Media Manager
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel. +358 (0)400 793 827
E-mail: mirja-maija.santala@wartsila.com 

Wärtsilä Vostok, LLC (WRU)
Tel/Fax: +7 812 448-32-48
E-mail:
office.spb@wartsila.com  

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