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Wärtsilä 34SG gas power plant

Agility and flexibility combined with high efficiency over the whole load range and in any operating profile makes this plant excellent for flexible baseload, wind and solar balancing, peaking and reserve power applications. This plant makes the most out of the cleanest fossil fuel available - natural gas.

  • Always ready to deliver power to the grid instantly and efficiently in any operating profile.
  • Fast start capability provides megawatts to the grid in 30 seconds and full plant output in 2 minutes.
  • Supporting the grid with a variety of ancillary services.
  • The flexibility of a hydro plant in a gas-fired plant.
  • Able to provide grid blackstart capability and re-energise a grid even with low gas pressure.
  • Best up– and down– ramp rates in the industry.
  • Full power can be achieved with a variety of gaseous fuels, without affecting the operation.
  • Genset is easily transported in one piece to challenging locations.

    Output & configuration
    Plant output   10-400 MW 
    Configuration  1-40x 20V34SG
    Efficiency  48 %
    Ramp rate >100 %/min
    Minimum load Unit level  10 %
    Plant level  1 %
    Loading & unloading
    Sync Full 
    Regular start time < 1 < 5 min
    Fast start time < 0:30 min/sec < 2 min
    Stop time < 1   min

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