Wärtsilä has announced that it has entered into a cooperation agreement with US-based Greensmith Energy, the aim of which is to further strengthen its energy system integration capabilities. Greensmith Energy, a supplier of energy storage software and integration services, will provide the full optimisation software needed for hybrid energy systems.
Through this partnership, Wärtsilä broadens its portfolio to cover system integration solutions for all sources of energy. The Greensmith Energy GEMS platform is the world’s most widely deployed and proven energy integration software. With its robust yet flexible feature functionality, GEMS continues to set the standard for grid-scale, behind-the-meter, and micro grid storage control architecture.
“Considering the market trends and our vision of being the best overall energy solutions provider, this partnership is a natural, yet significant step for us in becoming an even more attractive market player.” says Javier Cavada, President, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions.
As a combined solution, Wärtsilä's Smart Power Generation and solar PV, together with Greensmith's integration capabilities, will provide sustainable, reliable, and affordable power – particularly in countries and regions with limited or small-scale electricity grids.
“We selected Greensmith Energy as a technology partner because of their extensive industry know-how and expertise in delivering safe and reliable grid-scale system integration solutions,” Cavada explains.
“We are honoured to establish this partnership with a world-class organisation like Wärtsilä as we continue to fulfill our vision to deploy the world’s most advanced energy storage solutions to every corner of the world,” says John Jung, President and CEO of Greensmith Energy.