Greensmith, AEP to install 4 MW storage system at Virginia hydro plants.

Greensmith, AEP to install 4 MW storage system at Virginia hydro plants.

Greensmith Energy, a division of Wartsila, and American Electric Power have agreed to install a 4 MW energy storage system integrated with the Buck and Byllesby hydroelectric power plants in southwest Virginia. The integration of energy storage and software with hydroelectric generation is seen to be a world’s first hybridized system of its kind to provide ancillary […]

Finland’s Wärtsilä eyes India’s renewables sector.

Finland’s Wärtsilä eyes India’s renewables sector.

Finland’s Wärtsilä seeks to supply know-how and services for grid balancing along with construction of LNG terminals and ship building opportunities in India India’s renewable energy industry is proving to be a bright spot for global oilfield equipment and service suppliers battling cutbacks in spending by oil and gas producers. Finnish energy and marine equipment-maker […]

Wärtsilä acquires Weir American Hydro.

Wärtsilä acquires Weir American Hydro.

Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, announces that it has acquired the USA and Canada based company Weir American Hydro from the Weir Group plc. Ownership of the company will be transferred to Wärtsilä, with effect from 30 June 2016. American Hydro is a leading supplier and installer […]

Wärtsilä is to help Loup River Public Power District.

Wärtsilä is to help Loup River Public Power District.

Wärtsilä is to help Loup River Public Power District reduce its lifecycle costs at its Monroe powerhouse by converting the oil lubricated seals and bearings to water-lubricated equipment. The conversion of the first turbine shaft will take place this summer, with the remaining two turbines to be converted in 2017, together with the installation of […]

Wärtsilä goes solar.

Wärtsilä goes solar.

Wärtsilä recently announced that it is to enter the solar energy business and begin to offer utility-scale solar photo-voltaic (PV) solutions. Industrial PRIME decided to learn more. The new solutions offered by Wärtsilä include solar PV power plants of 10 MW and above, as well as hybrid power plants that are a combination of solar […]