Weston Unit 4

Wisconsin Public Service
Wausau, Wisconsin

Plant Owner
Wisconsin Public Service

Plant Name
Weston Unit 4

Location

Near Wausau, Wisconsin

B&W Scope

Boiler Specifications  

  • Boiler type: Pulverized coalfired Spiral Wound Universal Pressure (SWUP™)-type supercritical boiler
  • Design fuel: Low sulfur Powder River Basin coal
  • Capacity: 530 MW net
  • Steam flow: 3,641,000 lb/h (458 kg/s)
  • Superheater outlet pressure: 3775 psig (26 MPa)
  • SH/RH outlet temperature: 1085/1085 F (585/585 C)

The Weston 4 supercritical boiler utilizes spiral furnace tube technology that provides flexible and reliable operation.

Weston site aerial view during construction.

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Contract Order: 2004

Commercial Operation 2008

Sectional Sideview of Weston 4 Boiler with Air Quality Control Equipment

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Sectional sideview of Weston 4 boiler with air quality control equipment


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