Decarbonization for a Net Zero Future

The world wants action. More than 100 countries have committed to a carbon net-zero goal by the middle of this century. Nearly half of those years have passed, so we cannot rest. 

Earning more than 90 patents for carbon capture over the past four decades, Babcock & Wilcox has been a leader in decarbonization research and development. Our revolutionary ClimateBright™ decarbonization technologies can effectively separate CO2 while producing hydrogen, steam and/or syngas – and have application for a range of industries including energy production, food manufacturing, steel, cement, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, carbon black, and pulp and paper. Let's CO2llaborate 2 Decarbonize.


Clean Energy for Generations


For our economy and future generations, learn more about how B&W continues to grow ecologically sound ways of recycling valuable resources to create clean, renewable energy. Together we can turn trash into treasure for communities around the planet.

Environmental Sustainability


Our environmental technologies are engineered and proven to help preserve our earth’s natural resources. These include carbon capture, cooling systems, ash handling, and state-of-the-art equipment for reducing particulate, mercury, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxides, acid gas and other emissions.

Safer, Smarter Operations


We never stop working to be the premier trusted provider of the world’s most efficient steam generation equipment, aftermarket parts, construction, maintenance and field services for plants in the power generation, oil and gas, and industrial sectors.


Babcock & Wilcox Asia-Pacific Business Growth Continues with $7 Million Southeast Asia Thermal Equipment and Service Order

(AKRON, Ohio – October 14, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that its B&W Thermal segment has received an order for approximately $7 million to provide equipment and services for a utility customer in Southeast Asia.


B&W Environmental Awarded $10 Million Contract to Install Technologies to Help Customer Meet Environmental Compliance Requirements

(AKRON, Ohio – October 7, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that its B&W Environmental segment has been awarded a contract for approximately $10 million to install ash-handling equipment that will support its customer’s environmental compliance requirements. The installation work will be performed by Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co., LLC.


B&W Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in Fosler Construction; Will Operate as Fosler Solar, a Babcock & Wilcox Company 

(AKRON, Ohio – October 5, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W" or the "Company") (NYSE: BW) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of a majority interest in Illinois-based solar energy contractor Fosler Construction Company Inc. Fosler will be part of the B&W Renewable segment and operate under the name Fosler Solar, a Babcock & Wilcox company.


New Waste-To-Energy Plant in East China

Babcock & Wilcox Renewable Receives $38 Million Technology Award for New Waste-to-Energy Facilities in East Asia

(AKRON, Ohio – September 30, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that its B&W Renewable segment has received an award for more than $38 million to supply waste-to-energy technologies for municipal waste projects in East Asia.



Unlocking Hidden Combustion Properties of Waste Streams

Fluidized bed combustion technology offers the potential to use a wide range of carbon-neutral biomass sources, as well as municipal and industrial waste to produce steam for processes and electrical power. However, biomass and waste fuels are not all created equal. Read more by B&W’s Jim DeSellem as featured in Biofuels Digest.


Babcock & Wilcox to Accelerate Growth in Clean Energy with Acquisition of Renewable Services Firm, VODA A/S; Will Form B&W Renewable Service Unit

  • VODA is a leading multi-brand aftermarket parts and service provider for the waste-to-energy and biomass-to-energy markets 
  • Acquisition to strengthen B&W Renewable segment in Europe

(AKRON, Ohio – September 28, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W" or the "Company") (NYSE: BW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VODA A/S, a leading multi-brand aftermarket parts and service provider for the waste-to-energy and biomass-to-energy markets based in Vejen, Denmark. The transaction is targeted to close at the end of October 2021, following the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including regulatory review in Denmark. 


Waste to Energy Benefits

Babcock & Wilcox Renewable Awarded $35 Million Contract to Supply Waste-to-Energy Technologies for Facilities in Greenland

  • Facilities will provide district heating while combatting greenhouse gases by reducing landfill methane emissions

(AKRON, Ohio – September 27, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that its B&W Renewable segment has been awarded a contract for more than $35 million by Greenland’s national waste management company, ESANI A/S, to supply and install advanced combustion, emissions control and related equipment for its new municipal waste-to-energy facilities.


Babcock & Wilcox Renewable to Expand into Solar Energy through Acquisition of Majority Ownership Interest in Leading Solar Installation Firm Fosler Construction

  • Fosler Construction is a leading U.S. provider of construction services for the solar energy sector
  • Strategic acquisition expands B&W’s reach to capitalize on robust solar projects pipeline
  • B&W to acquire 60% of Fosler Construction

(AKRON, Ohio – September 15, 2021) –
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W" or the "Company") (NYSE: BW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority ownership stake in Illinois-based solar energy contractor Fosler Construction Company Inc. (“Fosler Construction”), significantly enhancing its capabilities in solar energy. The transaction is expected to close at the end of September 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.


Senior VP

Kim Bredahl Joins Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises as Senior Vice President, B&W Renewable; Will Lead Company’s Renewable Energy Growth Initiative

(AKRON, Ohio – August 24, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that Kim Bredahl will join the company as Senior Vice President, B&W Renewable, effective Sept. 1, 2021. Establishing this key leadership role further strengthens the company’s commitment to the continued growth of its renewable energy business as customers seek efficient and environmentally sustainable power generation that supports a circular economy, including B&W’s industry-leading waste-to-energy and biomass-to-energy technologies, and products for the pulp and paper industry.


Climate Article

How U.S. Trash Can 'Change the World'

B&W Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations, Megan Wilson, recently talked to ClimateWire reporter John Fialka for his feature, “How U.S. Trash Can ‘Change the World.’” In this article, Wilson discusses how B&W’s waste-to-energy technology can play a key role in combatting climate change by eliminating emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from landfills, while complementing recycling programs and generating renewable, baseload energy.


South Africa Burners

B&W Burners Help Petrochemical Plant Achieve Environmental Compliance

A major industrial petrochemical plant in South Africa needed to significantly reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions to comply with the country’s latest air quality standards. B&W’s DRB-XCL® burners helped it achieve levels more than 40 percent  below the target. 


Babcock & Wilcox BrightGenTM Hydrogen Combustion Technology Provides Zero-Carbon Energy Generation

(AKRON, Ohio – July 20, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox ("B&W") (NYSE: BW), a leading innovator in technologies to combat climate change, is providing its BrightGen™ technology to customers seeking a powerful hydrogen combustion solution for utility and industrial applications where efficient, zero-carbon dioxide (CO2)-emissions energy generation is a goal. B&W's BrightGen hydrogen combustion solution is currently in operation at multiple refineries and industrial facilities around the world.


From Landfill to Energy: Redefining Baseload Power Sources

B&W’s Vice President of Global Engineering, Brandy Johnson, was recently interviewed for an article by Enlit Asia covering biomass and waste as viable renewable energy sources to help combat climate change. It also discusses other challenges and opportunities for power providers to lessen the environmental impact of greenhouse gases. Titled “From Landfill to Energy: Redefining Baseload Power Sources,” the article is part of a bi-weekly industry newsletter covering the energy transition in the ASEAN region.


B&W and NREL

Babcock & Wilcox, NREL Sign Exclusive IP Option Agreement for Advanced, Renewable Energy Storage Technology

(AKRON, Ohio – July 12, 2021) – Babcock & Wilcox ("B&W") (NYSE: BW) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have signed an Intellectual Property Option Agreement that gives B&W field-limited exclusive rights to negotiate a licensing agreement that would allow it to market an advanced, particle-based thermal energy storage technology currently in development.



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When Stephen Wilcox first avowed “there must be a better way” to safely generate power, he and George Babcock responded with the design for the first inherently safe water-tube boiler, and the company was born.

We are Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) -- a company founded in 1867 by two friends with an unwavering commitment to reliable and effective innovation. 



Target Zero Safety

Stop Work Authority and Zero Incident Planning

Employees subcontractors, vendors and customers work together to practice and promote proper work habits, develop positive attitudes, use good judgment and finish each and every day injury-and-incident free. 

Aggressive safety management techniques such as improved hazard recognition, hazard correction, and employee involvement help reduce occupational injuries and illnesses as well as the probability of negative safety impacts. We promote Target Zero as a corporate-wide process that helps us ensure a safe work environment for all.


Essential Business Operations

COVID-19: Prioritizing Health, Safety and Business Continuity

We're committed to the health and safety of our employees and their families, as well as our customers, vendors and other stakeholders, and the communities where we have operations. 

We understand our customers’ need to minimize further disturbances in their operations during these challenging times. B&W continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and is implementing the steps below as we work to provide our customers with the service and support needed to ensure reliable operation of their plants.