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.

  • Most efficient simple-cycle liquid fuel solution, up to 48% efficiency.
  • Can operate on any liquid fuel, including HFO, LFO, liquid biofuel, crude oil or fuel-water emulsions.
  • Robust, reliable genset, proven in the most challenging environments.
  • Most compact HFO power plant in terms of footprint.

Key figures

    Output & configuration
    Plant output   50-700 MW 
    Configuration  3-36 x 18V50
    Efficiency 48 %
    Ramp rate >100 %/min
    Minimum load Unit level  10 %
    Plant level %
    Loading & unloading
    Sync Full 
    Regular start time < 2 < 10 min
    Fast start time < 1 < 5 min
    Stop time < 1   min

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