Wärtsilä to provide 100MW of energy storage systems for projects in West Midlands

The projects are being developed by Wärtsilä and Pivot Power at sites in Coventry and the outskirts of Birmingham

UK saw the ‘fifth largest’ fall in electricity sector carbon emissions since the start of lockdown

A new report estimates UK energy emissions fell to a total of 48.6 million tonnes of CO2, equivalent to the total annual emissions of nearly half a million Brits

‘UK needs 49.5GW of flexibility to become 100% renewable’

Wärtsilä says this is necessary for the UK’s energy systems to be powered by 100% renewable energy

Quick-response batteries and flexible gas plants ‘could boost renewable deployment at a lower cost’

Wärtsilä claims installing 7GW of flexibility capacity to balance renewable generation could see the share of clean power reach 62%, higher than it says would be possible by deploying wind and solar alone

Hybrid LPG power plant and energy storage system to support US Virgin Islands’ grid

The project aims to improve the existing grid stability on the island and drive the energy transition towards low carbon systems

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Wärtsilä to co-build new power-to-gas facility in Finland

The technology group has signed a co-development agreement with the Finnish energy company, Vantaa Energy for the synthetic biogas production project

Wärtsilä and Uniper to build 105MW combined heat and power plant in Germany

The facility, which will replace an existing coal-fired power plant will supply heat to Bremen’s district heating network and feed electricity into the grid

Wärtsilä confirms 70MW energy storage and management project in California

The project will be integrated with the firm’s GEMS platform to improve market access and grid performance

Wärtsilä signs long-term maintenance and service agreement with Argentinian gas plant

Under the agreement, Wärtsilä will provide its technology, software and service expertise

Wärtsilä’s smart energy storage solution ‘to slash college’s power consumption’

Smart software charges the lithium-ion batteries when the energy price is low and discharges them when the price rises