Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu, a subsidiary of the China Huaneng Group , have entered into a strategic cooperation framework to work on renewable energy development in Jiangsu. The agreement aims to develop more sustainable and flexible power generation using internal combustion engine technology. This will enable more renewable resources integration into the Jiangsu grid.
Wärtsilä said that the deal aligns with the country’s energy security strategy of “four revolutions and one cooperation”. This involves: Reducing energy consumption; Establishing a diversified energy supply system; Upgrading energy technology; and accelerating energy sector development. The strategy also aims to reinforce international cooperation to obtain energy security under open conditions.
Cao Qingwei, Chairman of Huaneng Jiangsu, said: “This will help us to innovate and take advantage of market opportunities in ancillary services, such as frequency regulation and peak shaving in Jiangsu province.”