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Power Generation

     

University of Alaska Fairbanks – Alaska, USA

B&W designed and manufactured an internal recirculation circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) boiler and air quality control equipment for a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant

SCR Temperature Control Installations - Locations Vary

V-Temp temperature control system has been successfully installed on utility steam boilers operating at lower loads

Longview Power – Maidsville, West Virginia

Titanium® intelligent sootblowing improves performance at 700 MW plant

Valent BioSciences – Osage, Iowa, USA

Installation of lower drum heating coils reduces fuel, costs and emissions at industrial manufacturing plant.

AEP Amos Plant – West Virginia, USA

Refurbishment of plant’s ignitors reduces light-off time by nearly 95 percent

AEP’s John W. Turk Station – Arkansas, USA

Engineering and construction of ultra-supercritical coal-fired boiler with air quality control system earn Plant of the Year recognition

Millmerran Power Station – Queensland, Australia

Two pulverized coal-fired supercritical boiler and related equipment help meet Australia’s growing energy demand

IRPC Petrochemical Complex, Rayong, Thailand

CFB Boiler Upgrades Restore Capacity, Improve Reliability, and Reduce Emissions

Newmont Mining – Nevada, USA

Coal-fired boiler and air quality control system provides reliable, low-emissions electricity to operations throughout northern Nevada

Dry Fork Station – Wyoming, USA

Radiant drum boiler and environmental equipment, featuring AireJet® burners and dry bottom ash system supplied to burn low-sulfur PRB coal

Prairie State – Illinois, USA

Supercritical, spiral wound coal-fired boilers, SCRs, burners, pulverizers and intelligent sootblowing system used to cleanly and reliably generate electricity across 9 states

Alumina do Norte (Alunorte) – Para, Brazil

IR-CFB helps generate steam for refinery that produces and distributes alumina

Tanjung Jati B – Indonesia

Consortium supplies complete boiler island for two coal-fired units, from ship unloaders to the stack

AG Processing – Nebraska, USA

IR-CFB boiler supplies steam for soy bean processing while reducing emissions

Great River Energy Spiritwood – North Dakota, USA

Internal-recirculation CFB boiler, auxiliary and environmental equipment help combined heat and power plant supply process steam to adjacent malt plant

Weston Station – Wisconsin, USA

Design and construction of pulverized coal-fired supercritical boiler with spiral furnace tube technology for flexible and reliable operation

Hawthorn Station – Missouri, USA

Design, supply, erection and commissioning of a complete replacement boiler on an accelerated 22-month schedule

Waste-to-Energy

           

Shenzhen East – Shenzhen, China

One of world’s newest, largest waste treatment facilities uses DynaGrate® technology for clean, sustainable energy

Amager Bakke – Copenhagen, Denmark

State-of-the-art WtE plant uses DynaGrate® combustion grate, boiler, ash handling, and particle and NOx-reduction system to treat around 400,000 tonnes of waste annually

Skærbækværket / Skaerbaek - Denmark

B&W Vølund supplied two identical 154 MW wood chip- fueled boilers, built on the harbor area in front of block 2 of the Skaerbaek plant.

Måbjergværket – Måbjerg, Denmark

Two WtE boilers and one biomass boiler supplied to Danish combined heat and power plant

Nordforbrænding – Hørsholm, Denmark

New combined heat- and power-producing WtE line designed for burning 10 tonnes of waste per hour increases energy efficiency from 70% to 99%

Likeng ll – Guangzhou, China

Three-line WtE plant one of the largest in China, specifically designed for Chinese waste

Palm Beach County Renewable Energy Facility No. 2 – Florida, USA

Ranking as the cleanest, most efficient plant of its kind in the world, this engineered, designed, procured and constructed WtE facility reduces landfill volume by 90%

Palm Beach Renewable Energy Facility No. 1 – Florida, USA

The largest refuse-derived fuel (RDF) WtE facility of its kind at commissioning reduces waste, generates electricity and recovers metals

Peterborough – Cambridgeshire, England 

EPC/turnkey project for 85,000-tonne energy recovery facility that processes residual household, commercial and industrial waste

County Meath – Ireland

Boiler, combustion grate, combustion control and SNCR systems at Ireland’s first WtE plant deliver electricity to city’s grid

Filbornaverket – Helsingborg, Sweden

WtE plant produces steam, district heating and electricity with an overall 100% thermal efficiency rate 

Forus Energigjenvinning – Stavanger, Norway

Recovered energy from this WtE facility is used for district heating by three cities

Sundsvall Energy – Korstaverket, Sweden

WtE plant featuring DynaGrate water-cooled combustion grate produces approximately 120,000 MW electricity and 300,000 MW district heating

TAS - Kolding, Denmark

Waste-fired boiler for CHP plant designed for high and/or fluctuating heating values

Reno Nord - Aalborg, Denmark

Replacement furnace/boiler line and auxiliary equipment powers WtE plant

Högdalen – Stockholm, Sweden

Large-capacity fuel-flexible WtE line designed for confined space

L90 - Esbjerg, Denmark

WtE plant burning domestic and industrial waste serves 600,000 residents throughout 25 municipalities

REFA Kraftvarmeværk – Nykøbing Falster, Denmark

Waste collection and treatment of waste from households and industries on two Danish islands

Örebro Kartongbruk AB – Orebro, Sweden

Boiler turns industrial waste from cardboard factory into steam for drying process and heating

Environmental Systems

     

SCR Temperature Control Installations - Locations Vary

V-Temp temperature control system has been successfully installed on utility steam boilers operating at lower loads

Lansing Generating Station - Iowa, USA 

Circulating dry scrubber (CDS) designed, installed and integrated with fabric filter achieves SO2 removal efficiency up to 98%

TransAlta Keephills Generating Station – Alberta, Canada

Spray dryer absorber, pulse jet fabric filter and mercury control systems result in high SO2 removal efficiency and low operation and maintenance costs

First Energy W.H. Sammis Plant – Ohio, USA

EPC of SCR and wet FGD systems earn plant “Construction Project of the Year” honor

San Juan Generating Station – New Mexico, USA

EPC of comprehensive air quality control system results in major reduction of NOx formation and particulate, SO2 and mercury emissions

GenOn’s Chalk Point, Dickerson and Morgantown Plants – Texas, USA

Engineering and procurement of wet flue gas desulfurization systems for seven units at three plants

Hatfield Ferry Station – Pennsylvania, USA

Design and erection of wet FGD systems, with module fabrication to bypass transportation constraints

Comanche Station – Colorado, USA 

Dry FGD systems installed on three units feature unique flue gas dispersion system

Detroit Edison Monroe Station – Michigan, USA

Wet flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems installed for SO2 removal on four 825 MW PRB-firing units

FirstEnergy’s Fort Martin Station – West Virginia, USA

Two delivered and constructed wet FGD systems remove 98% of entering SO2

Roxboro Station – North Carolina, USA

Four wet FGD systems, ESP, SCR and wastewater treatment system help plant achieve environmental goals

Mitchell Station – West Virginia, USA

EPC of wet FGD systems, ESP, SCR and trona injection system for two 800 MW units

Midwestern U.S. Utility Units 1, 2 and 3

Three wet FGD systems meet all engineering, fabrication and construction schedule milestones

Midwestern Utility – USA Wet FGD Systems

Three wet FGD systems meet all engineering, fabrication and construction schedule milestones

Progress Energy Asheville Station – North Carolina, USA

Award-winning project to supply two wet FGD systems for PC-firing units

Biomass

        

Margam – Port Talbort, South Wales

Supply, operations and maintenance of new biomass plant capable of processing waste wood, including contaminated wood and fuel containing metals

Bulleh Shah Packaging – Pakistan

Supplied, constructed and commissioned boiler and vibrating grate for biomass plant burns local wheat straw, cotton stalks, corn, rice and river grass

Paper Mill – USA

Conversion of recovery boiler to BFB an economic and environmental solution to extend plant’s asset life

Mill – Oregon, USA

Open-bottom BFB technology designed for biomass firing improves capacity and emissions control

Landskrona – Sweden

Multi-fuel combined heat and power plant project included an SNCR, semi-dry flue gas cleaning with fly ash system and residual silo.

AffaldPlus - Næstved, Denmark

Combustion system for waste treatment facility used by 14 municipalities in South Zealand delivered three weeks ahead of schedule

Assens Fjernvarme Amba – Assens, Denmark

Biomass-fired combined heat and power plant delivered in 15 months

Junckers Industrier - Køge, Denmark

Natural circulation boiler fires waste wood, oil and biogas for Denmark’s largest wood manufacturer

Snowflake White Mountain Power – Arizona, USA

Decommissioned boiler converted to biomass-burning BFB to meet renewable goals and tight schedule

Water-tube Package / Industrial Boilers

     

IRPC Petrochemical Complex, Rayong, Thailand

CFB Boiler Upgrades Restore Capacity, Improve Reliability, and Reduce Emissions

Canadian Oil Sands – Alberta, Canada

Eight modular industrial boilers prove to be high-efficiency, high-reliability, low-emissions steam generation solution

IRPC Clean Power Company – Rayong, Thailand

Three-drum industrial boiler provides refinery’s CHP plant with reliable, efficient power

AG Processing – Nebraska, USA

IR-CFB boiler supplies steam for soy bean processing while reducing emissions

Alumina do Norte (Alunorte) – Para, Brazil

IR-CFB helps generate steam for refinery that produces and distributes alumina

Paper Mill – USA

Conversion of recovery boiler to BFB an economic and environmental solution to extend plant’s asset life

Mill – Oregon, USA

Open-bottom BFB technology designed for biomass firing improves capacity and emissions control

Cooling Systems

      

Wet Cooling System Projects 

B&W SPIG can supply both mechanical and natural draft wet cooling tower systems

Air-Cooled Condenser Projects

B&W SPIG offers design, engineering, manufacture and installation of ACC systems

Air Fin Cooler Projects

B&W SPIG provides cost-effective Air Fin Cooler designs to meet the required thermal performances

Wet/Dry (Hybrid) Cooling Projects

B&W SPIG provides environmentally friendly wet/dry (hybrid) cooling towers

Boiler Cleaning / Ash Handling

      

Rawhide Energy Station - Colorado, USA

Submerged Grind Conveyor helps plant eliminate ash pond and reduce capital and operating expenses

Longview Power – Maidsville, West Virginia

Titanium® intelligent sootblowing improves performance at 700 MW plant

Sootblower feed tubes – North American Pulp Mill

Diamonized® feed tubes lower costs and maintenance on mill’s sootblowers

Weston Station – Wisconsin, USA

Design and construction of pulverized coal-fired supercritical boiler with spiral furnace tube technology for flexible and reliable operation

Tanjung Jati B – Indonesia

Consortium supplies complete boiler island for two coal-fired units, from ship unloaders to the stack

Hawthorn Station – Missouri, USA

Design, supply, erection and commissioning of a complete replacement boiler on an accelerated 22-month schedule