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Wärtsilä to supply OPPD with multi-fuel engine power plants capable of burning hydrogen blends
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Wärtsilä to supply OPPD with multi-fuel engine power plants capable of burning hydrogen blends

Wärtsilä and Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) will be increasing renewable energy sources for Nebraska’s grid by developing a new plant capable of burning hydrogen blends.

Wärtsilä will supply equipment for the 156MW multi-fuel engine power plant

The new Standing Bear Lake Station plant will be located in Douglas County, US and will include nine 18-cylinder Wärtsilä 50DF engines that can operate on natural gas and light fuel oil when needed.

The Wärtsilä multi-fuel engine technology is unique in the fact it can use a range of different energy sources to burn including hydrogen blends.

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