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Power Generation

More than 300,000 MW installed worldwide

Power Generation

More than 300,000 MW Installed Worldwide

B&W's innovation has continued for over 150 years as we continue to introduce clean power production innovations.

Boilers

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Renewables

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Environmental

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Boiler Cleaning

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Cooling Systems

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ASH Handling & Conveying

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Upgrades & Retrofits

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Service & Parts

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Coal-Fired Power Plant Technologies

Hover over or click the pulsing dots to see B&W products and services for your coal-fired power plant.

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Combustion Systems


  • Pulverizers
  • Low NOx burners
  • Igniters and scanners
  • Overfire air systems
  • Cyclone furnaces
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Combustion Systems


  • Pulverizers
  • Low NOx burners
  • Igniters and scanners
  • Overfire air systems
  • Cyclone furnaces
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Boiler


  • Pressure parts
  • Non-pressure parts
  • Diamond Power® sootblowers
  • Air heaters
  • Fans
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Controls and Diagnostic Systems


  • Advanced performance technologies
  • Sootblowing controls and intelligent software
  • Precipitator controls and software
  • Boiler control and monitoring systems
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Post-Combustion NOx Control


  • Selective catalytic reduction
  • Selective non-catalytic reduction
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Ash and Material Handling


  • Allen-Sherman-Hoff® bottom ash systems
  • Allen-Sherman-Hoff® fly ash systems
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Ash and Material Handling


  • Allen-Sherman-Hoff® bottom ash systems
  • Allen-Sherman-Hoff® fly ash systems
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Particulate Control


  • Electrostatic precipitators (ESP)
  • Fabric filter baghouses
  • Dust collectors
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Mercury, Acid Gas and HAP Control


  • Wet scrubbers
  • Dry scrubbers
  • Dry sorbent injection
  • Activated carbon injection

150+ Years in Steam

Established in 1867, Babcock & Wilcox is a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets, with operations, subsidiaries and joint ventures worldwide. Our company has established a legacy of technology achievements and firsts:

  • 1867 B&W incorporated to market its patented water tube boiler
  • 1881 World's first public utility electricity powered by four B&W boilers
  • 1902 First subway in New York, USA powered by B&W boilers
  • 1918 First pulverized coal plant powered by B&W boilers
  • 1930 B&W Vølund develops its first waste-to-energy plant
  • 1935 B&W sold and placed into service the first "black liquor" recovery boiler in the USA which used a by-product of the pulping process as fuel.
  • 1957 B&W designs the world's first supercritical pressure coal-fired boiler
  • 2014 First U.S. ultra-supercritical power plant begins operating, designed and constructed by B&W