Wärtsilä Powering Up Russia
110 MW power plant will run on six Wärtsilä 50SG engines
The Russian power plant will run on natural gas using six Wärtsilä 50SG engines.
Wärtsilä has received contract to supply a 110 MW power plant for Russia. The plant, which will be located in Tikhvin in Russia's Leningrad region, will run on natural gas using six Wärtsilä 50SG engines.
Wärtsilä will supply the engineering, the generating sets with auxiliary modules and systems, automation and control equipment, the electrical system, and the engine hall complete with stacks fitted with carbon monoxide control catalysts. Wärtsilä will also provide installation, commissioning assistance, and training.
While the plant will be connected to the grid, its primary purpose is to provide an electricity supply for local industrial consumers. The plant is scheduled to be constructed by the end of 2014.