Lifecycle upgrade solutions

Wärtsilä Power plant lifecycle upgrade

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Extend the lifetime of your asset and maximise your power plant performance with a lifecycle upgrade or rehabilitation from Wärtsilä. We analyse the condition of your power plant and recommend actions to correct decreased output in order to generate electricity at the lowest possible cost. The upgrade is always customised, with options for added business value.

    Benefits
    • Maximise output and efficiency
    • Extended lifespan
    • Increased reliability and availability
    • Lower operating costs
    • Having just one EPC solution provider minimises project management risks and complexity
    Technical info
    • A detailed technical audit to analyse, for example, operation and performance of engines, and electrical and mechanical equipment, as well as operating routines. This is to determine measures needed to restore the plant to its original state of performance, and recommendations for improving it.
    • A customised power plant rehabilitation: upgrading identified performance related components, maintenance parts, and automation systems
    Application

    The Wärtsilä Power plant lifecycle upgrade is a suitable solution if

    • There are challenges in meeting contractual power obligations due to a decline in power plant output
    • The existing power plant is not sufficiently competitive
    • The root cause for impaired performance is unknown

    References

    • Grupo Puntacana, Dominican Republic
      A long-lasting partnership that adds value. Wärtsilä has supported Grupo Puntacana’s vision by providing reliable power generation for over 15 years.

      Grupo Puntacana, Dominican Republic

    • Kaloum 5, Republic of Guinea
      Power plant overhaul boosts availability and grid stability.

      Kaloum 5, Republic of Guinea

    • Limbe power plant
      Power Plant rehabilitation project restores original capacity.

      Limbe power plant

    • McArthur River Mine, Australia
      The McArthur River Mine in Australia, is one of the world’s largest providers of zinc in bulk concentrate form. Global energy producer EDL is responsible for supplying power to the mine. Wärtsilä has been a trusted partner for EDL for many years now, delivering gas engines and providing lifecycle services for condition-based maintenance to the power plant. The end result is better fuel efficiency, a low levelised cost of electricity, lower OPEX and guaranteed availability.

      McArthur River Mine, Australia

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