Wartsila wins gas-fired power contract in Louisiana

Finland’s Wartsila has won a contract from the city of Alexandria, Louisiana, US to supply a gas-fired power plant for long-term supply of peaking power.

Under the contract, the company will supply seven of its 34SG engines running on natural gas to the new power plant that will have an output of 60 MW.
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Mayor of Alexandria Jacques M. Roy said of the power plant extension, "These units will have the capability of powering critical infrastructure for the City in the event of a major grid failure due to storms or other natural disasters. The project will also ensure Alexandria remains diverse in fuel sources, while increasing insulation from unexpected changes in the power supply market."

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