at Wärtsilä in the Middle East


Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. As an Energy System Integrator, we understand, design, build and serve optimal power systems for future generations. Wärtsilä’s solutions provide the needed flexibility to integrate renewables and secure power system reliability. Our offering comprises engine-based flexible power plants – including liquid gas systems – hybrid solar power plants, and energy storage and integration solutions. We support our customers over the lifecycle or their installations with services that enable increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has 70 GW of installed power plant capacity in 177 countries around the world.

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Wärtsilä Energy Solutions has now an installed base of more than 7000 MW with close to 384 power plants of different types in the Middle East region.  This includes the largest power plant in the world, IPP3 in Jordan, powered by 38 Wärtsilä 50DF multi-fuel engines with a combined capacity of 573 MW. In recognition of its world record size, the plant has been accepted into the Guinness book of records. 


  • IPP3 power plant
    Commissioning to gas operation improves economy and reduces emissions.

    IPP3 power plant

  • IPP3, Jordan
    Right next to a tinderbox lies the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, an upper-income economy ranked with an advanced status by the European Union since 2010. With its quickly growing young population and increasing GDP, Jordan’s rising electricity needs are racing against futile fuel supplies. Historically seen as an energy-poor country, the kingdom continuously imports 97% of its fuel from abroad.

    IPP3, Jordan

  • IPP4 engine-solar PV hybrid, Jordan
    Wärtsilä delivered IPP4, the 250 MW Smart Power Generation plant to AES Jordan in 2014. The plant has been operated at peaking mode, following the typical daily demand curve of a hot country with extensive use of air conditioning. This involves a rapidly rising load in the morning hours, a sharp peak at noon, then a diminishing load in the afternoon and low consumption at night. The tri-fuel plant uses either heavy fuel oil, light fuel oil or natural gas, according to...

    IPP4 engine-solar PV hybrid, Jordan

  • IPP4 power plant
    Fuel flexibility increases power plant profitability

    IPP4 power plant

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