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Wärtsilä awarded power plant tender in Equatorial Guinea

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the tender for a 38 MW gas-fired power plant in Bata, Equatorial Guinea’s largest city
By Staff reporter 4 October 2018 0 32792

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the tender for a 38 MW gas-fired power plant in Bata, Equatorial Guinea’s largest city, according to a media release.

The project, which is being sponsored by the Ministry of Hydrocarbons, will encompass four Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines that will be supplied primarily by domestic gas resources. The project forms part of the country’s ambitions of becoming a regional gas hub.

Wärtsilä already operates a 24 MW power plant in the city, which has...