Gas power plants
Our gas power plants are designed for a wide variety of baseload, load following and peaking solutions. The plants are based on modular engine units that can use various gaseous fuels and run even in the most challenging ambient conditions.
Aliaga gas power plant in Turkey
We have gas power plants in 62 countries with a total combined output of 9.7 GW. Our largest gas power plant is the Aliaga baseload power plant in Turkey with a total output of 270 MW.
- Energy efficiency of up to 49% (simple cycle)
- From hot standby to full load in 3-5 minutes (depending on configuration)
- Full plant output and efficiency even at high altitudes and in hot and dry ambient conditions
- Low 5-bar pressure requirement for gaseous fuels
- Lean-burn gas engine technology with a low environmental impact
The Wärtsilä peaking plant is designed as a pre-engineered, gas-fired power system allowing the users to generate their own power when electricity demand is at its highest. The Cogentrix plant is based upon 20 Wärtsilä 18V34SG natural gas engines, at 5.7 MWe per unit. »
The Wärtsilä power plant to be constructed for the Sasol integrated global energy and chemical company, will be the largest purely gas fuelled combustion engine power plant on the African continent. It will also be the first ever of its kind in the republic of South Africa. »
Wärtsilä supplied a 116 MW gas power plant for the Canadian gold mining company Barrick Goldstrike Mines Inc.'s mine project in Nevada, USA. The plant, which is Wärtsilä's largest gas power plant to date for decentralized generation, was delivered to the customer as a turnkey contract. »