John W. Turk, Jr. Unit 1

Southwestern Electric Power Company
American Electric Power
Fulton, Arkansas

Plant Owner
Southwestern Electric Power Company,
American Electric Power

Plant Name
John W. Turk, Jr. Unit 1

Fulton, Arkansas

Contract Order: 2006

Commercial Operation: 2012

B&W Scope

  • Ultra-supercritical coal-fired boiler with air quality control system
  • Construction by Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc.
  • Startup and commissioning advisory services
  • Training

Boiler Specifications

  • Boiler type: Pulverized coal-fired Spiral Wound Universal Pressure (SWUP) -type supercritical boiler
  • Design fuel: Low sulfur Powder River Basin coal
  • Nominal capacity: 600 MW net
  • Steam flow: 4,419,400 lb/h (557 kg/s)
  • Superheater outlet pressure:3789 psig (26.2 MPa)
  • SH/RH outlet temperature: 1114/1126 F (601/608 C)

Environmental Equipment

The 600 MW John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant features advanced, ultrasupercritical boiler clean coal combustion technology.

Other Equipment Supplied by B&W

Sectional Sideview of John W. Turk, Jr. Unit 1 Boiler with Air Quality Control Equipment

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John W. Turk, Jr. Unit 1 Sideview B&W

Air Heaters

Air Heater

Pulse Air System

Ammonia Tank


B&W Supercritical Boiler


B&W Supercritical Boiler

Spray Dry Absorber

SDA Spray Dryer Absorber

From Spray Dry Absorber

Pulse Jet Fabric Filter

Fabric Filters / Baghouses

Fabric Filter

Fabric Filters / Baghouses

Lime Storage

Reagent Preparation


SCR Systems


SCR System for NOx Reduction

Spray Dry Absorbers

SDA Spray Dryer Absorber



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