Wärtsilä 50SG gas power plant

High efficiency in a small footprint combined with high reliability and flexibility makes this solution ideal for flexible baseload applications including daily starts and stops, also providing ancillary services.

  • Full power can be achieved with a wide range of gas qualities, a varying methane number or heating value do not affect the operation.
  • Robust, reliable genset, proven in the most challenging environments.
  • Makes the most out of the cleanest fossil fuel available – natural gas.
  • Minimum area requirement for a given output.

Key figures

    Output & configuration
    Plant output  50-700 MW
    Configuration 3-38x 18V50SG

    Efficiency 50 %
    Ramp rate >100 %/min
    Minimum load Unit level  10  %
    Plant level 1 %
    Loading & unloading

    Sync Full 
    Regular start time < 2 < 10 min
    Fast start time < 1 < 5 min
    Stop time < 1   min

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