The Borough of Chambersburg updated the automation system of their 23-megawatt power plant consisting of four Wärtsilä 18V32DF dual-fuel engines to achieve better reliability. The upgrade enables faster ramp-up times and minimizes start failures, which are key features for getting the power plant online quickly. Other benefits are lower NOx-emissions, a slightly improved heat rate and noticeably less cylinder knocking.
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Assistant Electric Superintendent Jeff Heverley and Supply Supervisor Jerry Howe from the Borough of Chambersburg.
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