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A cleaner future with gas engines

Versatile, cost-effective and low-emission: These are just a few of the reasons why gas is such a popular choice for power generation. MAN Energy Solutions offers one of the most extensive ranges of gas engines available on the market today.
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MAN Energy Solutions has the ideal high-performance, high-efficiency gas engine for your power generation needs.

MAN 51/60G

With best-in-class power output and low emissions, the MAN 51/60G is setting new standards for gas engines. It is also available with two-stage turbocharging for superior performance.

  • Engine speed: 500/514 rpm
  • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
  • Up to 20,700 kWm

MAN 35/44G

This compact engine delivers ultimate performance and top efficiency with low emissions – and is also available with two-stage turbocharging.

  • Engine speed: 720/750 rpm
  • Frequency: 60/50 Hz
  • Up to 12,800 kWm

Clean, high-efficiency gas engines to power the world

Our state-of-the-art gas engines deliver performance you can count on with minimal impact on the environment.

MAN Energy Solutions offers a wide range of powerful gas engines to meet your specific requirements. Our gas engines are known for their reliability, efficiency and performance. They also have extremely low exhaust emissions and fuel consumption rates – making them an environmentally friendly choice for power generation. Talk to our experts – together, you can design the perfect engine configuration to meet your needs.

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Outstanding efficiency
51
%
our 51/60G engine with two-stage turbocharging is very efficient – making it ideal for use in power plants
Fast start-up
90
sec.
The dynamic and powerful MAN 35/44G can go from start-up to full load in less than two minutes

The future of hydrogen with MAN gas engines

Hydrogen is increasingly important for decarbonization. But it will be several years before it is available in sufficient quantities, can be transported cost-effectively, and can be used across the board in industry, transport, and power generation.
We regard SNG as a transition fuel, since it is easy to adapt existing equipment to use synthetic gas. MAN gas engines are already using power-to-X fuels such as SNG to operate totally climate-neutrally. Our gas engines are commonly used in power stations and are already 'H2-ready'.

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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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MAN Energy Solutions delivers power generating equipment for new Gibraltar power plant

The power plant on the North Mole in Gibraltar Harbor will provide the basis for the territory's future power supply – with an output far exceeding Gibraltar's current peak demand. MAN Energy Solutions delivered three gas and three dual fuel engines for the plant, which uses combined heat and power for increased efficiency.

 

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CustomerGibelec
Customer type  Power provider
ApplicationBase-load power plant & LNG terminal
Location of installation

Gibraltar

Commercial operation2019
MAN's scope of work

Gensets and mechanical auxiliaries: 3 x MAN 14V51/60G + 3 x MAN 14V51/60DF

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Put our gas engines to work for you

MAN Energy Solutions builds some of the most powerful and efficient engines available today. Find out how our workhorses can boost your output and profits. 
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Thursday, November 4, 2021

H2-ready: MAN Gas Engines Enable Hydrogen Use in Power Plants

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its gas-powered, four-stroke engines are 'H2-ready' and operable in stationary mode with a hydrogen content of up to 25% by volume in a gas-fuel mix. As such, within the power-plant segment, the company’s MAN 35/44G TS, 51/60G and 51/60G TS gas engines are now designated as H2-ready and capable of exploiting hydrogen to further reduce CO2 emissions. This hydrogen-combusting capability enables MAN gas engines to meet Level B requirements of the European Engine Power Plants Association’s (EUGINE) H2-readiness standard. With Power-to-X fuels such as synthetic natural gas (SNG), MAN engines can already be operated in a completely climate-neutral way.

“Flexible and decentralised, gas-fired power plants will play a decisive role for a secure power-supply on the pathway towards 100% renewable energy,” said Dr Gunnar Stiesch, Head of Engineering Engines at MAN Energy Solutions. “The CO2 emissions of these power plants can be further reduced by mixing the fuel gas with hydrogen. Green hydrogen is still a scarce commodity and therefore our engines offer operators full flexibility within the scope of the admixture possible in the existing gas network. At the same time, we are working on future concepts that will enable hydrogen fuelling of up to 100% as soon as it becomes available in large quantities.”

The adaptive combustion control (ACC) of the MAN engines reacts fully automatically to varying hydrogen contents in the natural gas and enables operation without loss of efficiency, even with fluctuating H2 content. Gas engines already in operation can be retrofitted for hydrogen blend-in by upgrading the automation and adding additional ACC sensors.

“We are focusing our R&D efforts on offering our customers maximum operational flexibility and future-proofness,” said Stiesch. “The development of a hydrogen economy will take several years, during which time the infrastructure will be upgraded and the production of green hydrogen ramped up. In the German natural-gas grid, for example, a maximum admixture of up to 10% is currently possible; in the future, 20% will be feasible. With our engines, power-plant operators are optimally positioned for this situation.”

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  • 20211104_MAN_ES_PM_H2-ready_Gasmotoren_DE
    PDF, 131 KB English
  • 20211104_MAN_ES_PM_H2-ready_gas-engines_ENG
    PDF, 130 KB English

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