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Dry Fork Station Case Study

Dry Fork Station Coal Fired Boiler With AQCS Babcock Wilcox

Dry Fork Station – Wyoming, USA

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Wyoming Municipal Power Agency

Gillette, Wyoming

Plant Owner

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Wyoming Municipal Power Agency


Gillette, Wyoming

Contract Order: 2007

Commercial Operation: 2011

B&W Scope

  • Coal-fired boiler with air quality control equipment
  • Construction by Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc.
  • Startup and commissioning advisory services
  • Training

Boiler Specifications

  • Boiler type: Pulverized coal-fired radiant drum boiler (RB Carolina-Type)
  • Design fuel: Low sulfur Powder River Basin subbituminous coal
  • Nominal capacity: 400 MW net
  • Steam flow: 2,887,000 lb/h (364 kg/s)
  • Superheater outlet pressure: 2483 psig (17.1 MPa)
  • SH/RH outlet temperature:1055/1055 F (568/568 C)

Environmental Equipment

Other Equipment Supplied by B&W

Sectional Sideview of the Dry Fork Station Boiler with Environmental Equipment and Dry Bottom Ash System.

Dry Fork Station Sideview