Babcock & Wilcox, a leader in steam generation
Power Generation 
More than 300,000 MW Installed Worldwide

Power Generation with B&W - Achievements and firsts

Did you know fact by B&W  

Since 1867, our company has established a legacy of technology achievements and firsts:

  • 1867  B&W incorporated to market its patented water tube boiler

  • 1881  World's first public utility electricity powered by four B&W boilers

  • 1902  First subway in New York, USA powered by B&W boilers

  • 1918  First pulverized coal plant powered by B&W boilers

  • 1930  B&W Vølund develops its first waste-to-energy plant

  • 1935  B&W sold and placed into service the first "black liquor" recovery boiler in the USA which used a by-product of the pulping process as fuel.

  • 1957  B&W designs the world's first supercritical pressure coal-fired boiler

  • 2014  First U.S. ultra-supercritical power plant begins operating, designed and constructed by B&W

150 Years in Steam

Established in 1867, Babcock & Wilcox is a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets, with operations, subsidiaries and joint ventures worldwide.

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B&W Supercritical Boiler




Wet Scrubbers FGD

Noise Abatement

B&W Universal Silencer

Cooling Systems

B&W SPIG Wet Cooling Systems

Upgrades & Retrofits

Upgrades & Rebuilds

Service & Parts

Industrial Field Service


 Diamond Power and Allen-Sherman-Hoff Integration

Diamond Power HydroJet Boiler Cleaning

B&W is executing exciting changes to improve our aftermarket parts, programs and customer service 

These changes include the Diamond Power® boiler cleaning and Allen-Sherman-Hoff® ash handling solutions. Trust that B&W will continue to offer the innovative and proven technologies and support for products including boiler cleaning technologies such as IK retractable, HydroJet® and other sootblowers, as well as A-S-H® bottom and fly ash handling systems, including HYDROBIN® dewatering bins and RSC2 bottom ash systems. 

 B&W SPIG Wet and Dry Cooling Systems

B&W SPIG air-cooled condenser

For Combined Cycle and Cogeneration Applications

We are pleased to announce that SPIG, a leading provider of custom-engineered, environmentally sound cooling systems, is now Babcock & Wilcox SPIG.

Together with B&W, our companies offer more than 200 years of combined experience in steam generation and condensing systems, in addition to an enhanced global network of dedicated project and service experts.


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