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Energnist Saves Costs by Moving to 18-Month Maintenance Interval

Energnist on 18-month intervals: We save three weeks every three years
Every three years, Energnist gains three weeks of operation and saves the costs of preparing for the maintenance shutdown. One and a half years between maintenance shutdowns can provide benefits if thoroughly prepared.
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Fosler Solar Case Study

The world's biggest retailer called on the Fosler Solar team when they added solar to their energy needs. The results? Almost 10 megawatts of solar added to 10 locations.
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Home Depot Adds Solar

When Home Depot decided to upgrade five of its locations in the Illinois area, they called on Fosler Solar for the project. 5 Home Depots = 2 megawatts of power added.
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Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems – Progress Energy

Babcock & Wilcox’s (B&W) wet flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems feature a combination of design components to provide a high level of reliability and removal efficiencies. These include B&W’s signature tray tower design to provide excellent gas to liquid contact and uniform flow distribution.
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North American Pulp Mill — Diamonized® Feed Tubes

Premature packing wear from normal cycling caused excessive steam leaks in the sootblower feed tubes located in the boiler’s superheater. A solution was needed that would extend the life of the feed tubes and minimize maintenance.
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Submerged Grind Conveyor Helps Plant Eliminate Ash Pond

Platte River Power Authority’s Rawhide Energy Station, northwest of Wellington, Colorado, is among the most efficient plants in the western U.S., averaging an equivalent availability factor of more than 90 percent and an average capacity factor of nearly 90 percent. The plant generates and transmits power to homes and businesses throughout its owner-communities in Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado.
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Cooling System Success Stories

B&W Environmental, through its SPIG product line, is a global provider of custom-engineered cooling systems and services. Established in Italy in 1936, SPIG solutions are known throughout the world, with project-based solutions and operations in nearly 50 countries. Our Paruzzaro cooling system center of excellence employs approximately 150 people in locations worldwide.
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Integrated Refinery & Petrochemical Complex (IRPC) 2

IRPC, the first fully integrated petrochemical complex in Southeast Asia, is located in an industrial area of Rayong, Thailand, with energy and sea port operations to support the area’s businesses. A subsidiary of Global Power Synergy PCL, IRPC Clean Power Company, Ltd., (IRPC CP) owns and operates a cogeneration plant that produces and sells steam and electrical power.
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Industrial Boilers for Canadian Oil Sands

Alberta’s high-quality oil sands deposits are a major contributor to Canada’s economy and North America’s energy needs. Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) was selected to help advance one site’s responsible development and efficient production of its estimated 4.6 billion barrels of recoverable bitumen resource.
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B&W’s Open-Bottom Bubbling Fluidized-Bed Technology Designed for Biomass Firing

This renewable project resulted in converting a once abandoned boiler into a valuable asset at a lower capital cost.
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Wood-fired Combined Heat and Power Plant

Junckers Industrier A/S is Denmark’s largest wood processor and manufacturer. The factory processes more than 500,000 tons of logs into solid wood parquet flooring and tabletops annually. In July 1996, Junckers Industrier A/S contracted with Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund) for the building of a new multifuel-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant.
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Assens Fjernvarme Amba - Denmark

The building of the combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Assens is part of the political 1993 biomass agreement aimed at converting all district heating plants larger than 1 MW into biomass-based CHP plants. It has the capacity to supply nearly all of the town’s 5,400 inhabitants with combined heat and power.
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