Wärtsilä will supply a 28 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Roatan Electric Co. (RECO) on the island of Roatan in Honduras. The turn-key order includes four Wärtsilä 34SG-LPG engines running on propane gas. The power plant will be delivered on a fast-track basis and is expected to be operational by December 2016.
RECO operates in the Bay Islands just off the northern coast of Honduras, where the growing tourism industry has increased the demand for electricity.
“The infrastructure for importing, storing and handling propane is relatively simple and