Wärtsilä introduces a new hybrid solar PV and storage solution.

The technology group Wärtsilä introduces a new hybrid solar PV and storage solution. Wärtsilä Hybrid Solar integrates solar PV generation and storage to deliver a true “renewables as baseload” solution that is not only climate-friendly, increases resilience and efficiencies but can be supported by a power producer’s existing grid infrastructure. Hybrid Solar will allow utilities […]

Significant amounts of market-based wind power will be built in Finland.

Significant amounts of market-based wind power will be built in Finland.

Wind power, even without subsidies, is highly competitive in Finland and in the coming years significant amounts of market-based wind power will be built in Finland, estimate Wärtsilä. The development is set to change the Finnish electricity system. Wärtsilä Energy Solutions has modelled the Finnish electricity system and calculated capacity, electricity production and system costs. […]

Wärtsilä’s Smart Power Generation Gaining Market Share in Global Energy Transition.

Wärtsilä’s Smart Power Generation Gaining Market Share in Global Energy Transition.

The technology group Wärtsilä has been the pioneer to promote flexibility in energy systems to enable greater use of solar and wind power. The company’s Smart Power Generation solution was launched ten years ago in recognition of growing environmental awareness within the industry, and in anticipation of increasing adoption of energy from renewable sources. As […]

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 […]