Wärtsilä 46 and 50DF liquid fuel engines

Wärtsilä 50 liquid fuel power plants

High efficiency and power on any liquid fuel combined with high reliability and flexibility make this solution perfect for flexible baseload applications including daily starts and stops, also providing ancillary services like up– and down– regulation.


  • Fast start-up, loading and unloading together with fast power response time ensure dynamic operation of the power system and provide balancing flexibility needed to integrate the increased levels of renewables.
  • Wärtsilä 50 is a gas conversion ready diesel engine generating set which can operate on any liquid fuel, including HFO, LFO, liquid biofuel, crude oil or fuel-water emulsions
  • Highly efficient simple-cycle liquid fuel plant solution, ovet 47% efficiency
  • Robust, reliable genset, proven in the most challenging environments
  • Most compact HFO power plant in terms of footprint
  • Optimised performance and efficiency throughout the lifecycle by Wärtsilä’s lifecycle solutions
    - Technical support and expertise services
    - Parts maintenance and repair services

Key figures

    Output & configuration
    Plant output   50-700 MW 
    Configuration  3-36x 18V46 / 18V50DF-LFO
    Performance
     
    Efficiency  47 
    Ramp rate  % load /min >100
    Minimum load  Efficiency mode  %  3
     Spinning mode %  30 
    Loading & unloading
     
     
       Sync Full 
    Regular start time min  < 3  < 15 
    Fast start time  min < 1 < 10 
    Ultra fast start time  min  n/a n/a 
     Stop time  min  1

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