Wärtsilä, LUT University and Nebraska Public Power District to develop business case for alternative fuels
The technology group Wärtsilä, LUT University and Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), the largest electricity utility in the state of Nebraska, have agreed on a study of the development of a business case for the use of alternative fuels with Wärtsilä generating sets.
Both business parties have expressed the intention that this initiative will help accelerate the move towards a future where energy will be produced from 100 percent renewable carbon free sources.
P2X project creates synthetic fuels from air, water and clean electricity
Low-emission synthetic fuels are becoming a key solution to transform transport carbon neutral and create a fossil-free future. The raw materials required for the fuel are carbon dioxide from the air, hydrogen from water or nitrogen from the air, and clean electricity from solar or wind power.
LUT to solve a significant safety issue for Olkiluoto 3
The new nuclear power plant Olkiluoto 3 has been commissioning tested intensively for the past year. The tests have shown a need to add a vibration damping system in one of the pipelines close to the reactor. LUT was assigned to test the safety of the damping system.