• Path
    Americas towards a 100% renewable energy future

Helping the Americas to decarbonise

The 100% renewable energy transition is underway around the world and we believe the Americas can help lead the way with infrastructure, investments and innovation.

We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimizing their power systems and future-proofing their assets. We offer flexible power plants, robust energy management and storage systems, as well as lifecycle services that provide increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. We stay at the forefront of research and development to ensure our customers are always at the head of the industry evolution.

On this page, we offer our best equipment and services to help in the decarbonisation of the Americas.

 

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Wärtsilä Energy Storage & Optimisation offers unrivalled solutions to the most pressing energy challenges, including the integration of more renewables.

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Wärtsilä Energy's America References

19.1GW

of engine power plant capacity installed.

2.5GW

of energy storage capacity installed.

3.4GW

of installed base under service agreement.

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Power system modelling in Americas

 

Around the globe, the energy market landscape is in transition, largely due to the rapidly decreasing cost of renewables. Major players are moving towards more flexible and sustainable energy systems with a rapidly increasing share of renewable energy, declining inflexible baseload generation, and a wider application of energy storage technology.

 

What does an optimal power system look like? The answer varies for each country, city and customer. Read the white papers on power system optimisation in America.

Press releases

Wärtsilä’s Hanna-Maria Heikkinen named as Investor Relations Director of the year 2023

Feb 2, 2024, 12:00 by Wärtsilä Corporation

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen, Vice President, Investor Relations at Wärtsilä has been named Investor Relations Director of the year 2023 in Finland by The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion. The jury of leading investor influencers paid particular attention to the reach and clarity of Wärtsilä’s investor communication on the company's website and social media channels. One contributor was the increased number of shareholders. Ms Heikkinen was recognized as an exceptionally active investor relations leader who has developed her profession in innovative ways.

"Ms Heikkinen has expanded the analyst calls equally to all investors, and continuously gauges investors' information needs and provides answers. She is the absolute top of her field," reasoned the Bourse Gala jury.

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen joined Wärtsilä in 2021. She is passionate about democratising investor relations and accelerating the decarbonisation of the marine and energy sectors. At Wärtsilä, she has introduced strategy calls with the CEO, calls with the CFO before the silent period, and separate theme calls with different business leaders. All of these calls are equally open to all investors and analysts globally. During her time, Wärtsilä has also started an IR blog with summaries of events and the most frequently asked investor questions with answers that can be easily shared via social media groups used by investors.

“I am grateful for this recognition. The competition in capital markets is intense, and it is important to think of new innovative ways to build dialogue with potential investors. We appreciate the trust of every shareholder of Wärtsilä, so this recognition for democratising investor relations work is especially rewarding,” says Hanna-Maria Heikkinen.

Contact for more information on this release:

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen
Vice President, Investor Relations
Tel. +358 10 709 1461
hanna-maria.heikkinen@wartsila.com

Image caption: Wärtsilä’s Hanna-Maria Heikkinen has been named Investor Relations Director of the year 2023 in Finland. © Wärtsilä

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Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,800 professionals in more than 280 locations in 79 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2023, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 6.0 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
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