LNG is the fuel for change
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a perfect transition fuel on the path to clean energy production. It is already much cleaner than other fossil fuels and its dependability makes it a good partner for fluctuating renewables. With an LNG infrastructure in place, the future looks even cleaner, because you will be ready for CO2-neutral synthetic natural gas (eLNG).
Enabling the switch to clean energy
Our LNG-to-power solutions are an easy way to transition to low-carbon power generation.
Clean-burning natural gas is a key component in our transition to a carbon-free future, but for future viability, it requires cost-effective operation and improved use of the existing gas infrastructure. And when renewables are being integrated into a grid, the flexibility of LNG can mitigate demand fluctuations.
We cover the whole LNG value chain, from consultancy on logistics through supply contracts, unloading, storage concepts, regasification and power generation. MAN can provide all the cryogenic components, dual-fuel engines, plus comprehensive operation and maintenance concepts.
Meeting the growing demand for clean energy
A power plant running on LNG generates approximately 50% fewer CO2 emissions than one burning coal. Emissions can be further reduced with high efficiency solutions. LNG-to-power allows you to rely on fast-start engines when you are running a hybrid system with renewables.
Investing in LNG infrastructure today not only reduces your carbon footprint and allows the reliable integration of renewables, it also opens the door to hydrogen-based fuels that are CO2-neutral, like eLNG, produced from renewable energy and CO2 from a carbon capture and utilization process (CCU). Your plant is 100% prepared to switch seamlessly to 100% synthetic LNG or mixtures of fossil and synthetic LNG. That is what we call a future-proof investment.
Find out more in our new white paper
The role of small-scale LNG power plants: How to benefit now and in the future.
Explore the business opportunities offered by small-scale LNG-to-power solutions looking at the long term outlook and considering the role of hydrogen-based CO2-neutral fuels. The paper refers to the business case of a 350 MW LNG power plant.
Complete solutions from a single source – LNG bunker facilities
Small-scale LNG terminals from MAN Energy Solutions are either located close to the consumer, like a gas-fired power plant, or close to the LNG unloading facility in harbor areas. The terminals are scaled in a modular manner to match the storage and consumption requirements. LNG is stored in vacuum-insulated bullet tank units that allow for long-term storage without the need for liquefaction of boil-off gas. In most cases, the tanks are refilled from LNG trucks. A small-scale LNG terminal consists of:
• LNG unloading
• LNG vacuum-insulated tanks
• LNG pumps
• Regasification units
New power plant for the Rock of Gibraltar
MAN Energy Solutions recently commissioned three gas engines and three dual-fuel engines in the newly constructed power plant in Gibraltar.
The new power plant guarantees Gibraltar’s energy supply now and in the future. With an output of 86 MW, the overall capacity exceeds Gibraltar’s current peak demand by about 42 MW. The power plant also fulfils strict emission standards as it is located close to the city. Part of the waste heat from the engines will be used for regasifying liquefied natural gas in the connected LNG terminal. The use of combined heat and power increases the overall efficiency of the plant.
For the people and businesses of Gibraltar, the plant means better air quality, a quieter environment, and the rewards of better energy efficiency.
Greece’s first LNG truck loading pilot station
MAN Energy Solutions is engineering and supplying services for an LNG truck-loading infrastructure project at the Revithoussa LNG Cryogenic Facilities Terminal at the Gulf of Megara, west of Athens. The terminal has a storage capacity of 225,000 m3 and is a strategical milestone for Greece, securing the energy supply, and providing operational flexibility in the transmission system, and increased capability to meet peak gas demand.
The installation of central storage facilities for liquefied methane ensures the availability of natural gas – independent of pipelines – to support the decarbonization of the power industry. The project is also important in terms of future readiness for the use of clean, green hydrogen.
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Whether you feed energy into the grid or satisfy a localized demand, on land or at sea, our technicians provide what you need – where and when you need it, ensuring the availability, flexibility, and profitability of your plant.
How you benefit:
- Fast, reliable and expert customer support
- Prompt delivery of OEM spare parts
- Bespoke O&M contracts
- Global service – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
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