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2015-09-24

Wärtsilä Oyj Abp: Wärtsilä secures 40 MW industrial power plant contract in Kazakhstan

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 24 September 2015 at 9:30 am EET

Wärtsilä will supply a 40 MW Smart Power Generation power plant for LLP
KazAzot in Kazakhstan. The plant will provide electricity and steam for
process industry near the city of Aktau. It is scheduled to be operational in
late 2016.

"A steady and reliable flow of power is essential for our processes, and this
is something Wärtsilä is able to provide. The solution also improves
significantly our energy efficiency, reducing costs and improving our
competitiveness. Also, Wärtsilä's unique capability to extend the scope of
supply to include both the steam cogeneration plant and the civil materials
were important factors influencing our choice", said Kinis Urakov, CEO of LLP
KazAzot. The facility produces products for agriculture and mining.

The extended equipment delivery includes four Wärtsilä 34SG engines running on
natural gas, cogeneration units for steam generation, mechanical and
electrical accessories balance of plant, as well as civil materials supply.

"We have experienced rapid growth in our sales to the CIS countries
(Commonwealth of Independent States) over the past decade, especially in the
industrial sector. Our strong track record, efficient and reliable
technology, and local customer support have been our key to success," said
Alf Doktar, Regional Director at Wärtsilä Energy Solutions.

Wärtsilä has delivered approximately 2800 MW of power generation capacity to
Russia and other CIS countries. Globally Wärtsilä's installed capacity is 58
GW in 175 countries.

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Maxim Gubashov
Business Development Manager
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
Tel: +7 495 937 7589
maxim.gubashov@wartsila.com

Jussi Laitinen
Communications Manager
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
Tel: +358 50 4042006
jussi.laitinen_external@wartsila.com

Wärtsilä Energy Solutions in brief
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global supplier of flexible baseload
power plants of up to 600 MW operating on various gaseous and liquid fuels.
Our portfolio includes unique solutions for peaking, reserve and
load-following power generation, as well as for balancing intermittent power
production. Wärtsilä Energy Solutions also provides LNG terminals and
distribution systems. As of 2015, Wärtsilä has 58 GW of installed power plant
capacity in 175 countries around the world.
www.smartpowergeneration.com

Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the
marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total
efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of
the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2014, Wärtsilä's net sales
totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 17,700 employees. The company has
operations in more than 200 locations in nearly 70 countries around the
world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.
www.wartsila.com

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Source: Wärtsilä Oyj Abp via Globenewswire

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