Wärtsilä to write off nearly €200m linked to operations in Russia

The company has pledged to comply with all future trade sanctions

Doubling renewables ‘could help Europe halve gas usage by 2030’

New report suggests scaling up renewable energy capacity could bring savings of €323 billion

Battery energy storage system with 50MW capacity goes live

The collaborative project between Pivot Power, Wärtsilä and EDF looks to provide more flexibility and support the UK’s electricity grid

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