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Wärtsilä Wins 5-Year Operations and Maintenance Contract from Argentina

Posted on December 17, 2008

Wärtsilä, a leading supplier of flexible power plants for the decentralized power generation market, has been awarded an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract by an Argentinean power plant customer. This agreement relates to a power plant currently being installed by Wärtsilä.

The operations and maintenance contract has been agreed for a period of five years. Under the contract Wärtsilä will operate and maintain the power plant, which is being installed for the Mina Pirquitas mining project in the province of Jujuy, in the north of Argentina.

Wärtsilä is currently supplying equipment and engineering for this new baseload power plant, which will provide electricity for the mining activities. The delivery includes three Wärtsilä 18V34SG engines, which run on natural gas and have a total output of 15 MW.

Wärtsilä has already supplied Argentinean customers with power plants that produce a total of 51 MW of electrical power.

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