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Wärtsilä Oyj Abp: Wärtsilä wins a EUR 120 million order for power generation

Wärtsilä Corporation, Company announcement, 10 April 2015 at 4 pm EET

Wärtsilä wins a EUR 120 million order for power generation

Wärtsilä has signed a major contract to supply power generation capacity for a
Europe-based customer with international operations. The value of the
equipment delivery contract is approximately EUR 120 million. The order
includes Wärtsilä 50 platform gensets and auxiliary equipment. The contract
was included in Wärtsilä's order intake in the first quarter of 2015.

The Wärtsilä 50 engine platform is able to operate on dual fuel, gas and
liquid fuel versions. The first model, Wärtsilä 50DF was launched in early
2000. Designed for high output with efficiency and low emissions, the
dual-fuel solution represented a breakthrough in the marine LNG carrier
market, replacing steam turbines as the preferred power source. For power
plants, engine versions fired by specific gaseous and liquid fuels followed
suit. Approximately 700 Wärtsilä 50 engines have been sold to the marine
sector and 300 for energy sector applications.

This latest order is another endorsement of Wärtsilä's Smart Power Generation,
which provides the operational flexibility and capacity agility to complement
traditional forms of power generation, thereby helping to improve the
performance of entire power grids. This power system optimisation provides
notable benefits, including significant energy cost savings and reductions in
carbon emissions.

For further information please contact:

Risto Paldanius
Vice President, Europe and Africa
Wärtsilä Power Plants
Tel: +358 40 5013669

Natalia Valtasaari
Director, Investor Relations
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 40 1877809

Atte Palomäki
Executive Vice President, Communications&Branding
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 10 7095599

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 Helsinki.


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Source: Wärtsilä Oyj Abp via Globenewswire


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