Eagle LNG Partners LLC and its partner have selected Wärtsilä Corp. to develop a power plant in the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda that would be integrated with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in what could be a model for the region.

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Caribbean LNG, a joint venture between Eagle and Antigua Power Co. Ltd. (APCL), selected Finland’s Wärtsilä to construct the power plant that would use light fuel oil and LNG. Independent utility APCL formed the joint venture (JV) last summer with Eagle, which is based in The Woodlands north of Houston. 

The JV is developing an onshore terminal capable of feeding the 46 MW plant. The project also would include an LNG receiving, regasification and storage terminal.

APCL generates around 80% of the power for the West Indies...