Learning center

All the energy knowledge
just one click away

Technical comparison article series

Power systems worldwide are transitioning towards 100% renewable energy, output from variable renewable energy sources is increasing rapidly, and variability of renewable energy sources is increasingly causing a need for traditional thermal power generation to provide flexibility to power systems. Especially the role of gas-based generation is changing from baseload to provision of system balancing and flexibility.

Ever wonder what the differences between gas-fired combustion engines and gas turbines are? Find out in the detailed technical comparison articles below!

Combustion engines vs. Gas turbines


More about our solutions

Engine power plants

Wärtsilä combustion engine plants provide ultimate flexibility with high efficiency.

Energy storage and optimisation

We're unlocking the way to an optimised renewable energy future.

Wärtsilä Lifecycle solutions

With our lifecycle solutions you get guaranteed operational reliability and efficiency, backed up by...

Contact us

Please fill in the form if you want more information.
Fields indicated with an asterisk (*) are required.
© 2021 Wärtsilä