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Efficient and eco-friendly
plants for distributed energy generation.Gas engines as well as complete solutions for decentralized energy supply
(cogeneration plants or CHP plants) from MWM deliver premium quality in all
areas of the value chain. This makes our products successful worldwide and
helps us to be one of the leading suppliers of highly efficient and
ecologically advanced energy solutions with perfect fit to customers around
MWM's quality policy is driven by our brand promise "Energy. Efficiency.
Environment." and aims at the fulfillment or surpassing of customer
Gas Engines / Gensets
MWM Gas Engines and Gensets – Output. Reliability. Economy. For your success.
MWM's product portfolio comprises gas engines and gensets in the output range from 400 kWel to 4,500 kWel. In this way, it is possible to set up power plants with an output of up to 100,000 kWel and more.
The gas engines can be operated with various types of gas, such as natural gas, shale gas, mine gas, biogas, landfill gas, sewage gas, and syngas. They are designed for maximum electrical and thermal efficiency, low operating and service costs, and high reliability and availability. Thus they achieve efficiency of over 90 percent.
Gas engine TCG 3016
New development – greatly reduced operating and installation costs and fully digitized power plant control
MWM TCG 3016 Gas Engine – Efficiency Goes Digital
The New One. Robust. Efficient. Digital.
- Output range from 400 kWel to 1,000 kWel
- Optimum efficiency: electrical efficiency up to 43 percent
- Low gas consumption and flexible in terms of the fuel used; suitable for all gas types: natural gas, biogas, landfill gas, sewage gas, mine gas, etc.
- Greatly reduced installation and operating costs
- Higher reliability and availability through improved robustness
- Low maintenance costs due to longer maintenance intervals
- Very low lubricant consumption and operator-friendly oil management
- The TCG 3016 V16 (S = High density) is specifically optimized for the 1 MWel capacity range, with high stress tolerance for optimum availability, and long useful life
Gas Engine TCG 3020 V20
Smart, secure plant control. Higher output and profitability despite compact design.
MWM TCG 3020 V20 Gas Engine: The All-Round Talent
Improved output. Reliable control. High profitability.
- Output: 2,300 kWel
- Flexible use for natural gas, biogas, landfill gas, and propane gas applications
- Best electrical efficiency of up to 45 percent (natural gas) and 43.6 percent (biogas)
- Higher reliability and efficiency
- Lower maintenance costs due to longer service intervals
- New series with lower operating costs
- Very low oil consumption, high efficiency
- High economic efficiency and availability thanks to digital control system TPEM (Total Plant & Energy Management)
Gas engine TCG 2020
Best electrical and thermal efficiency in its class. Natural gas, biogas, mine gas, etc.
Gas engine TCG 2020 / TCG 2020 K1, V12, V12 (1.0), V16, V20 – For the highest ratings in ecology and economy!
- Output range from 1,000 to 2,000 kWel
- Best electrical and thermal efficiency in its output class
- Runs on all gas types: natural gas, biogas, landfill gas, sewage gas, mine gas, etc.
- Low operating costs
- TCG 2020 is mainly used for CHP plants in Europe and for biogas worldwide
- The TCG 2020 V12 (1.0) is specifically optimized for the 1 MWel capacity range, with even lower operating and maintenance costs
- TCG 2020K was especially adapted to non-ISO conditions such as high altitudes or high intake air temperatures in the field of natural gas
- More than 2000 power generators with approximately 2,800,000 kWel already installed around the globe
The MWM gas engines of the TCG 2020 series are perfectly geared to the challenges of a dynamic market environment. Our models in the output range of 1,000 – 2,000 kWel meet the high requirements of a broad range of applications and guarantee efficiency, reliability, flexibility and environmental sustainability, together with low lifecycle costs and high profitability.
Gas engine TCG 2032
MWM TCG 2032 V12, V16 Gas Engine – High Availability, Low Installation Costs
Compelling arguments – Features at a glance
- Output range from 3,000 to 4,500 kWel - MWM's largest series
- Runs on all gas types: natural gas, landfill gas, sewage gas, mine gas, coke oven gas, biogas(1)
- Mainly used in large IPP projects with up to 100,000 kWel
- The series features superb reliability and low operating and maintenance costs.
- High availability
- Low installation costs
- Also available with fast ramp-up option for the gas engine TCG 2032B V16
- More than 740 power generators with approximately 2,850,000 kWel already installed around the globe
The MWM gas engines of the TCG 2032 series are perfectly geared to the challenges of a dynamic market environment. Our models in the output range of 3,000 – 4,500 kWel meet the high requirements of a broad range of applications and guarantee efficiency, reliability, flexibility and environmental sustainability, together with low lifecycle costs and high profitability.
Distributed Power Plants
Cogeneration Power Plants: Produce Your Own Electricity and Heat – Independent and Eco-Friendly MWM Cogeneration SystemsA cogeneration power plant is a modular combined heat and power (CHP) plant solution for the generation of electricity and heat, which is preferably operated on the site where the electricity and heat are consumed, yet it can also feed useful heat into a district heating network. The advantage of combined heat and power over the separate production of electrical power and heat lies in the significantly higher utilization of the primary energy.
MWM stands for highly-efficient and eco-friendly combined heat and power (CHP) plants for distributed power generation, and has almost 150 years of experience in the development and optimization of gas engines for natural gas, biogas and other special gases.
Cogeneration Power Plant Solutions
Our range for your cogeneration power plants (CHP)Tailored power plant solutions and gas engines from MWM
MWM stands for highly-efficient and eco-friendly combined heat and power (CHP) plants for decentralized electric power, and has almost 150 years of experience in the development and optimization of gas engines and gensets for natural gas, biogas and other special gases.
The advantage of MWM combined heat and power over the separate production of electrical power and heat lies in the significantly higher utilization of the primary energy.
MWM cogeneration plants are the perfect choice for you if you want to invest in energy-efficient and environmentally sound energy solutions for the future growth of your company. Use our CHP amortization calculator for assessing the profitability and efficiency of your planned investment. We are also gladly available to you to provide personal consultation.
Modular Power Plant
Our range for your location-independent and modular system power station
Location-independent cogeneration power plants from MWM
Making electricity and heat environmentally sustainable and reliable anywhere in the world, and being capable of doing so in an unbelievably short time: that is the basic idea behind the new system power station from MWM for decentralized power production.
Thanks to the modular design of the power plant elements, the MWM Modular Power Plant can be set up and installed within twelve days per unit. The MWM Modular Power Plant TCG 2032 gas engines run reliably in all natural gas and biogas applications.
Container Cogeneration Plant
Compelling arguments – Features at a glanceAvailable for the TCG 3016, TCG 2016 and TCG 2020 gas engine series
- Short planning time
- Mainly deployed in Germany and Europe for biogas and cogeneration systems
- Complete turnkey systems – planning, configuration, installation, service – all from one source.
- 270 containers with 245 MWel have already been installed worldwide.
- Comprehensive plant concept
- Optimal and flexible system design
- Low maintenance costs and a longer lifecycle
- Low installation costs
To serve various customer requirements in the best way possible, MWM offers customized system components and solutions.
Depending on the gas type and energy supply concept, perfectly tuned components and system solutions are used for all steps from gas processing and cleaning to heat utilization and exhaust gas treatment.
MWM gas engines are energy generation plants. The product scope can include all electrical components, such as switchboards, plant visualization systems, and medium voltage transformers. MWM offers its customers most of the components from one source, thereby ensuring perfect interaction between the components.
Plant engineering from one source
MWM offers comprehensive plant concepts: from gas treatment, through plant control systems, right down to cooling and steam decoupling. In our field of plant engineering, we develop power generation plants for national and international projects of municipal and private energy utilities, as well as industrial companies.
Planning, configuration, installation, service – all from one source and perfectly geared to the needs and individual requirements of our customers. Our employees, boasting many years of expertise in the field of cogeneration power plants and efficient power generation, stand ready to assist you as competent partners for planning, design, project management and control equipment.
In addition to its highly efficient gas gensets, MWM offers optimum solutions tailored to the requirements of the entire plant as the efficiency of CHP plants primarily depends on the configuration of the individual components.
CHP Amortization Calculator
CHP Amortization Calculator to help you decide on investing in energy-efficient technologiesFor those looking to invest in energy efficient and eco-friendly MWM solutions for the sustained growth of their company, the CHP Amortization Calculator offers the possibility to assess the profitability and efficiency of gas engines and cogeneration power plants (CHPs).
The sophisticated online tool enables you to gain an initial assessment of the economic advantages of your plan to invest in MWM gas engines and cogeneration power plants (CHPs), based on the conditions currently prevailing in your country.
MWM Gas Applications: Developed for the Future. Built for your Success.
MWM provides gas engines and power generators for different gas types used in various applications such as combined generation of electricity.
Always a step ahead: key technologies for high-performance, efficient and clean engines.
The MWM portfolio is perfectly geared to the challenges of a dynamic market environment. Our gas engines and generator sets with a capacity of 400 to 4,500 KWel (50 Hz) meet the high requirements of a broad range of applications and guarantee efficiency, reliability, flexibility and environmental sustainability, together with low lifecycle costs and high profitability. For distributed power generation, we cover an output range between 300 kWel and 100 MWel with our generator sets.
Flexibly manage base or peak loads with natural gas-fueled cogeneration power plantsElectric utilities can operate gas engine generators continuously to serve base electrical loads. This is particularly advantageous in the absence of a reliable centralized power plant, or where the economics and availability of natural gas fuel are key drivers. Base load is the basic constant demand for electricity required during a typical day. Thus the demand for power is always at least as high as the base load. As a function of the electricity demand, the base load is higher in the winter than in the summer.
Industrial or Commercial Facilities
Reduced operating costs due to a highly efficient CHP, distributed generation or emergency standby powerIn many industrial installations such as production facilities, refineries and regional district heating plants, the operating costs are reduced by implementing a combined heat and power system (CHP) with clean pipeline natural gas as a fuel. MWM gas powered gensets can simultaneously deliver electrical energy for electrical loads and heat energy for the heating of industrial plants. While the efficiency of separate grid power and natural gas boilers is often less than 50%, our CHP projects offer:
- Energy efficiency of up to 90%
- Lower energy costs than with separate heat and power generation systems
- Lower emissions than with separate heat and power generation systems
If the recovery and use of waste heat is not profitable, many commercial installations can still yield financial benefits by means of distributed electric power, local electric power for captive use or with an emergency standby power plant. This is especially the case if one of the following conditions is true:
- The local electric grid is unreliable.
- Natural gas is an inexpensive alternative to grid electricity.
- Generators can be applied during daily peak load times to avoid high electrical utility demand charges (also know as peak shaving).
Highly-efficient CHP plants: energy efficiency in plant nurseriesThe key factor when running greenhouse operations is not only being able to generate off-grid electric power and heat for captive use but also having the option of using the combustion by-products from the natural gas consumed. Thus the exhaust gases are also used to promote plant growth.
Heating the greenhouses requires the largest energy consumption in plant nurseries. Second to this is possible preheating of irrigation water and the heating of retail shop areas. Electrical power is mainly used for lighting and compressed air, along with the operation of boilers, as well as for process control purposes. In the greenhouse facilities, the operating costs can be reduced through implementation of a combined heat and power system (CHP) with clean pipeline natural gas as a fuel.
Our MWM gas engines (gensets) can deliver electrical power for electrical loads, heat energy for the heating of greenhouses, and reusable carbon dioxide from the engine exhaust as organic fertilizer.
Biogas: a highly efficient and profitable alternative for power generationMWM offers durable and reliable solutions for the use of biogas. This gas, a by-product of many agricultural, food processing and industrial processes, is used today as a fuel for power generators with gas engines (gensets or generators).
Use of methane for sustainable power production in distributed power plantsWith today's focus on renewable energy and carbon emissions reductions, landfill-gas-to-energy projects are gaining momentum. As an important and growing energy production solution within the world's power generation mix, these distributed power plant systems collect, process and treat the available landfill gas to generate electricity. Two common approaches to landfill gas collection include vertical well extraction and horizontal collectors or trenches.
These distributed power plants use our gas engines as generator sets to turn waste into economically viable electricity.
Utilizing methane from wastewater treatment plants for electrical power productionMany wastewater treatment facilities use waste gas or digester gas from wastewater treatment as a fuel source of generator sets (gas engines). This gas is comprised mostly of methane and carbon dioxide that is generated by wastewater digesters used in the water treatment process. This waste gas is then captured and used by MWM gas engines to provide the plant with electricity and heat for the digester or other thermal loads.
Waste gas has a heating value between 6 and 6.4 kWh/mÂ³ as well as a fluctuating methane content based on its organic raw materials. The heat generated during power production is utilized as process heat in the wastewater treatment plant and thus saves additional energy costs.
Maximization of fuel resourcesMWM has developed gas engines and power generators especially for coal-mine methane (CMM). Implementing methods to use this gas as an alternative fuel can help:
- Improve mine safety
- Reduce carbon dioxide release into the atmosphere
- Reduce electrical energy costs and generate income
MWM supports you in your power plant projects by offering:
- Expertise in the development and planning of large projects
- Logistical and technical installation support
- On-site maintenance
Our gas engines for coal-mine methane offer:
- Customized motor controls for managing the constant fluctuations of the methane gas content
- A fuel system that can process gas with the very low pressure typical to mining pit venting systems
Innovation & Technology
We stand for progressFor a company with a history of almost 150 years, innovation is the central prerequisite for the going concern and competitiveness.
At MWM, innovation is a traditional value
Ongoing further development and intensive research are instrumental in ensuring the first-class quality of the products and thus their long-term efficiency and superiority on the market.
Research & Development
Maximum Efficiency Thanks to Years of ResearchThrough continuous research and development, we have almost tripled the power density of MWM gas engines over the past 20 years. At the same time, the efficiency has been increased by 30 percent, along with very low emission levels. In this way, we make a valuable contribution to the conservation of resources and guarantee high efficiency of our products.
Despite their advanced technology, MWM gas engines and power generators are easy to use and extremely maintenance-friendly.
Main MWM Factory in Mannheim Offers Ideal Conditions for Premium Manufacturing QualityAt its Mannheim factory, MWM bundles all production stages under one roof. The company's experience of almost 150 years and the long tradition in engine building contribute to the high quality of the production lines. This experience is complemented by ongoing further development and improvement of the plants and power generators in cooperation with MWM partners.
Manufacturing and Assembly
The internal production of all central components ensures a high quality level. MWM's investments in the expansion and modernization of its production sites enable state-of-the-art manufacturing and provide sufficient capacity for expected growth scenarios and the associated demand increases.
From Procurement to Service: Quality as the Top PriorityFor over 140 years, we have consistently focused on maximum quality and ongoing further development of our products. This approach is instrumental in duly identifying future customer wishes as well as market and environmental requirements and fulfilling these in line with the high quality standards of the MWM brand.
All MWM locations are ISO 9001:2015-certified. We consider the implementation of applicable guidelines, not merely as nice to have, but as an indispensable requirement of our customers. Furthermore, we apply strict policies as strategic tools in order to continually further develop our employees, products, and services. For example, the "four-eyes principle" is pursued with the help of innovative quality instruments and methods at all process stages, from the development to the production.
Sustainable Use of Natural ResourcesEconomic activity always implies interventions in the natural environment. Therefore, we are convinced that environmental sustainability and sustainable use of natural resources are an expression of corporate sense of responsibility. With our brand MWM, we assume such responsibility by continuously improving the environmental sustainability of our gas engines and generating sets and thereby reducing the use of natural resources.
Sustainable Entrepreneurial SolutionsFor MWM, sustainability means long-term economic efficiency along with modest use of resources. From production to disposal, all products are marked by a focus on sustainability. The conviction that ecologically compatible actions can also be economical occupies a prominent place in MWM's brand philosophy.
Services & Maintenance
The MWM brand looks back on almost 150 years of experience in the field of decentralized energy supply. All along, one principle has never changed:
Availability is a decisive success factor for efficiency.
Therefore, MWM quality is not only limited to reliable gas engines and power generators, but also comprises progressive service concepts.
Long-Standing Experience Secures Maximum AvailabilityThe MWM brand looks back on almost 150 years of experience in the production of gas engines and decentralized energy supply plants (cogeneration plants). All along, one principle has never changed: Availability of the plant is a decisive precondition for efficiency. For this reason, MWM quality is not only limited to high-quality gensets and plants, but is also evident in progressive service concepts. MWM is a reliable partner that is always ready to provide its customers with competent assistance.
MWM Service: Competence and Customer Proximity
A comprehensive service portfolio especially designed for MWM plants is available around the clock. During the first phone call, the regional partner will clarify all required issues. The entire process is controlled by MWM.
Immediate Support via Remote Diagnosis
The MWM Service Portal ensures direct support and quick diagnosis. A phone call is sufficient to request the specialists of MWM to analyze the particular plant via remote data connection. Computer-based remote diagnosis of your gas engine and remote parameterization ensure optimum availability.
Xchange: Factory-Refurbished Replacement PartsXchange, the part replacement program for large and medium-size MWM engines, is an economically attractive alternative to on-site maintenance. With factory expertise, we offer refurbished stripped engines, cylinder heads, and other replacement parts at short notice. Our customers benefit from the manufacturer quality of the replaced components. The provision of needed parts minimizes downtimes, and the take-back of old parts completes the usage cycle and saves resources.
Maintenance and Repair
MWM assists its customers during the entire lifecycle of the gas engines, power generators and cogeneration plants.
We consider the relationship with our customers as a long-term, trusting service cooperation for the purpose of fulfilling individual customer needs and ensuring the economic success of the plants. Custom-made service agreements ensure costing and planning security over the entire term.
Regular maintenance by MWM contributes to the effective avoidance of downtimes and ensures the quality and efficiency of the plant.
Maintenance and Maximum Availability
Highly qualified engineers who are familiar with the plants to the last detail take care of the maintenance of MWM gensets and plants. Furthermore, customers have quick access to any needed original spare parts for the respective series. The combination of expertise, availability, and time savings maximizes the efficiency of the plant.
Maximum Benefit for the Operator
Further developments are continually incorporated in the customer's plants. Custom-tailored service documentation provides first-hand information. The available database enables quick and precise identification of the current revision status for the parts order.
Repair work and supplied spare parts are subject to a 12-month warranty without any limit on operating hours.
Parts & Logistics
Quick Availability of Spare PartsEfficient, reliable, and quick spare-part supply is a decisive competitive factor. This is ensured with our logistics center in Lorsch, Germany, one of the most modern of its kind worldwide. Streamlined processes enable extremely short flow times, from the order of components to the shipping. In this way, MWM offers plant operators important time advantages and minimizes potential downtimes.
The logistics center is the central hub for all MWM spare parts. Here, MWM coordinates the worldwide shipping and supply of all plants. Situated just 30 miles from the airport, air freight partners ensure expedited shipping. If necessary, purchase orders received by 5 p.m. are shipped on the same day.
Logistics Center: More Than Two Million Spare Parts on Stock
State-of-the-art warehouse technology ensures maximum supply security. The entire supply chain – order center, warehouse logistics, and scheduling – are unified under one umbrella.
More than two million spare parts – from O-rings weighing only 1 g to crankcases weighing a massive 20 t – are available at the MWM logistics center and can be delivered around the clock.
MWM Premium oil for gas engines
MWM gas engine Premium oils ensure high performances and efficiency levels of powerful gas engines on a long-term basis.
- Continuously high performances & efficiency levels through MWM gas engine Premium oil
- MWM engine experts developed engine Premium oil
- The optimum lubricant selection: good cleanliness and wear protection
MWM Antifreeze -20: Coolant for MWM gas engines
High-performance coolant for MWM diesel and gas engines.
- Suitable for all MWM diesel and gas engines
- Suitable for all plant configurations (exhaust heat exchanger in the engine and heating circuit)
- Contains silicate – effective corrosion protection due to hybrid technology
- Amine, nitrite and phosphate-free
- Small deposits on thermally high-loaded components such as the cylinder liner
- Extended exhaust heat exchanger service lives due to low total hardness
- Simple handling as a ready-mix
- optimized glycol content for safe frost and corrosion protection with a maximum heat transmission capacity
Training opportunities for customers, operators, and sales representatives of MWM cogeneration systemsThe right expertise is an important basic prerequisite for qualified operation and targeted sales of our gas engines, gensets and cogeneration systems. That is why our training units are a key component of MWM’s comprehensive range of services.
Both our training centers in Mannheim provide you effective support in the further development of your employees through demand-oriented training courses. These courses include plant-, equipment- or project-specific sessions. Your success is our objective!
Financing and ProfitabilityTo offer custom-made financing solutions, we cooperate with established partners from the financial industry around the world. The objective is to maximize the financial flexibility and the benefits for MWM customer.
Comprehensive Financing Solutions
In addition to supplier credit and collateralized loans, MWM offers individual project financing solutions. For example, MWM supports the financing of special-purpose companies with credit financing on a cash-flow basis. Off-balance-sheet financing of projects is made possible by means of short or long-term financial and operating leasing. Additionally, the MWM financing portfolio also includes sale and leaseback offers.
Prior to the implementation of a financing solution, MWM offers its customers a feasibility analysis. Based on VDI guideline 6025 "Economy calculation systems for capital goods and plants", central parameters of the planned project are analyzed, calculated, and evaluated.
As the financing is regarded as a fixed, significant project component, the MWM customer is coached by a financing expert throughout the entire process.
MWM competencies in decentralized energy supplyWhere Efficiency and Profitability Count
MWM is the market leading brand in the field of decentralized energy supply. With its highly efficient and ecologically progressive energy solutions, MWM guarantees its customers proven, permanent added value.
MWM's portfolio comprises systems and power plants from 400 kWel to 100 MWel and more. It ranges from comprehensive plant engineering to complete project rollout to turnkey plants. The use of cogeneration and trigeneration enables efficiencies of up to 95 percent. Thus, MWM plants make much better use of scarce energy resources than conventional power generation technologies.
Prime Power - Decentralized Base Load Power PlantsThe base load is the minimum performance of an electricity grid throughout the day. Base load power plants produce exactly this amount of electricity and make it available to the grid. Plants of this type run around the clock in order to ensure constant energy supply. Such MWM cogeneration plants to cover the base load may be small biogas gensets in Germany as well as large power plants in Asia or Africa.
However, gas engines can also compensate the energy feed-in fluctuations of wind and solar power plants and reduce CO2 emissions compared to conventional power plants. The possibility of starting and stopping the plants several times a day within a few minutes makes these plants suitable for covering peak loads. Other advantages of gas gensets include quick availability and operational readiness of the plants thanks to the modular structure. In this way, these plants can be deployed in a more cost-efficient and flexible way than other power plant types.
Cogeneration & Trigeneration
Cogeneration - Combined Heat, Power and Cooling (CHP)Combined energy generation or the use of power and heat or cold enables energy savings of up to 60 percent compared to separate generation in power plants with additional boilers. Power generation is decentralized, i.e. generation takes place where power or heat is needed. In turn, the heat can be fed into a local or district heating network or be used for generating steam.
Cogeneration Plants by MWM
As a holistic partner, MWM not only delivers cogeneration plants and gas engines with an excellent efficiency at attractive prices, but also provides competent advice and service for the development of integrated CHP plants and power plant concepts in order to exploit the entire value chain of decentralized energy generation.
Combined heat and power plants with gas engine gensets can easily and inexpensively be integrated in existing plants.
Highly efficient gas engines and power generators for various gas typesMWM produces gas engines and power generators (gensets) for various gas types. These gases are used in various applications, such as combined energy generation.