Wärtsilä has signed a contract to supply a major gas fuelled power plant to Mozambique. The value of the turnkey EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) project is EUR 138 million.
The contract was signed with the joint venture Central Termica de Ressano Garcia, owned by Sasol New Energy from South Africa and the Mozambique state utility, Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM). The plant will be powered by a total of 18 Wärtsilä 34SG engines running on natural gas. The power plant is scheduled for completion by May 2014, and the electricity produced will be sold to EDM.
More information is available in a general press release.
For further information please contact:
President, Power Plants & Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 10 7092964
Executive Vice President, Communications & Branding, Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 40 547 6390
Wärtsilä in brief:
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2011, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.2 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in nearly 170 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.