A Circular Economy

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

The Air We Breathe

B&W is an industry leader in providing advanced air emissions control and energy recovery equipment and technologies for power plants and industrial processes. Our engineered environmental solutions control a wide range of pollutants and emissions.

Efficient. Safe. Reliable.

From the initial patent for the water-tube safety boiler to the world’s first supercritical boiler to technologies using the latest advanced steam cycles, our robust thermal energy designs deliver availability and long-term operation.


B&W Thermal Awarded Contracts Totaling More Than $15 Million for Emissions and Performance Upgrades at Taiwan Power Company Plant 

(AKRON, Ohio – September 23, 2020) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced that its B&W Thermal segment will design and supply industry leading low-NOx combustion technology and an innovative pulverizer system upgrade for Taiwan Power Company’s Taichung Power Plant in Longjing District, Taichung, Taiwan. The contracts total more than $15 million.

Babcock & Wilcox Environmental Installs Advanced Eco-Friendly Cooling System

(AKRON, Ohio – September 9, 2020) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that its B&W Environmental segment has successfully installed a new cooling tower system for Naturgy Generación’s combined cycle natural gas power plant in Puerto de Sagunto, Spain. The cooling system, designed to reduce water usage and reliance on chemicals for water treatment, was supplied and installed by B&W’s subsidiary, SPIG S.p.A.

Babcock & Wilcox Environmental Awarded Contract for Innovative Ash-Handling Technology

(AKRON, Ohio – September 9, 2020) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that its B&W Environmental segment will supply a patented ash-handling solution to help a Wisconsin utility meet state and federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines. 


Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Announces Board Changes, Reflecting Improved Operational Stability and New Market-Focused Initiatives

  • Three new independent directors join Board of Directors
  • Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Young and Chief Strategy Officer Henry Bartoli also join Board
  • New directors are part of a well-planned transition and strategic shift to accelerate growth in light of improved operational stability
  • Five directors have retired, and the new Board is comprised of six members with four serving independently
  • Kenneth Young succeeds Matthew Avril as Chairman of the Board and current director Alan Howe named Lead Independent Director
  • Company to host conference call today to discuss the Board changes and provide an operational update

(AKRON, Ohio – September 3, 2020) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W" or the "Company") (NYSE: BW) today announced the appointment of three new independent members to its Board of Directors, reflecting a well-planned transition and strategic shift to accelerate growth within B&W in light of improved operational stability. The new independent members are Philip Moeller, Rebecca Stahl and Joseph Tato. CEO Kenneth Young and Chief Strategy Officer Henry Bartoli have also joined the Board, with Young appointed as Chairman of the Board.

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. 


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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.