The technology group Wärtsilä will perform an upgrading project of the electrical and automation techniques to make sure optimum reliability of the Kribi energy plant in the Republic of Cameroon.
The 216 MW plant has been in operation for almost ten years, working with 13 Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines working primarily on natural fuel. At the time of commissioning, it was the most important gasoline engine power plant in Sub-Saharan Africa. Wärtsilä may even support the customer’s operational and maintenance efficiency with a 10-year long-term service settlement.
The order with Wärtsilä was placed by Kribi energy improvement firm (KPDC), a subsidiary of Globeleq, an unbiased energy producer (IPP) and the proprietor and operator of energy producing services across Africa. The order will be booked in Wärtsilä’s order intake in Q3/2022.
“The Kribi energy plant has a vital function inside the African power sector. It is still at present supplying two-thirds of the thermal power in Cameroon. Cameroon’s vitality system relies closely on hydropower, however has unsure resources of water. The Kribi plant, therefore, plays a key position in ensuring a supply of secure, cheap, and dependable vitality. For เกจวัดแรงดันน้ำมันเบนซิน are keen to improve the facility plant’s automation techniques to the latest design to ensure optimum reliability, and to strengthen our cooperation with Wärtsilä, leveraging their competences on a steady foundation throughout the framework of the long-term service settlement,” commented Gionata Visconti, Chief Operating Officer, Globeleq.
“Wärtsilä has a strong regional presence, which permits us to supply valuable technical assist that optimises engine efficiency and maximises the manufacturing capabilities of this energy plant which has such a big role in Cameroon’s energy supply. We are also able to ensure the provision of critical spare elements, and that is an essential factor throughout the long-term service settlement between our firms. All in all, this is a essential challenge, each for the shopper and for Wärtsilä,” said Markus Ljungkvist, Vice President, Services, Wärtsilä Energy.
The challenge is scheduled to begin in 2023. To ensure the continuity of the plant’s output, the work shall be carried out on one engine at a time. The long-term service agreement consists of remote operational help, upkeep planning, technical advisory and distant troubleshooting services, as well as spare parts.
เกจวัดแรงดันถังออกซิเจน -term service agreements are an integral a part of Wärtsilä’s lifecycle services offering. They are based mostly on utilisation of the latest digital applied sciences, and supported by the company’s extensive know-how and understanding of energy technology installations.
Wärtsilä has altogether equipped 550 MW of producing capability to the Republic of Cameroon, and 7.5 GW to the whole of Africa, of which greater than 25 per cent are coated by Wärtsilä service agreements.