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Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems Units 1, 2 and 3 Midwestern

The wet flue gas desulfurization (FGD) system from Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) features a combination of design components to provide a high level of reliability and removal efficiencies. These include B&W’s signature tray tower design that provides excellent gas to liquid contact and uniform flow distribution through the absorber spray zones; its patented inlet awning; interspatial headers to reduce absorber height, pump power requirements, and internal support costs; forced oxidation system; and ad
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Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization System 2 x 550 MW

Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) wet flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems feature a combination of design components to provide the industry’s highest 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 through the absorber spray zones; its patented inlet awning, interspatial headers to reduce absorber height, pump power requirements, and internal support costs; forced oxidation system; an
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Biomass Technology — Margam 40 MWe Plant

This new biomass plant will be capable of processing waste wood, including contaminated wood and fuel containing metals, with no pre-treatment required. The plant will generate 40 MW of green electricity, which is enough to supply 78,000 homes.
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Bulleh Shah Packaging – Pakistan Biomass-Fired Power Plant

Under a licensing agreement, B&W Vølund has supplied technology to a biomass fired energy plant at the Bulleh Shah Packaging Limited paper factory. The fuel consists of residues from local wheat straw, cotton stalks, corn, rice and river grass. The plant’s steam data will be 150 t/h at 530 degrees and 98 bara: enough to secure stability in the supply of steam and power to the factory. A reliable supply of energy is rare in Pakistan. It can be both expensive and challenging for the factory when p
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Lansing Generating Station, Unit 4

Circulating dry scrubber (CDS) designed, installed and integrated with fabric filter achieves SO2 removal efficiency up to 98%.
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W.H. Sammis Plant Environmental Retrofits

The W.H. Sammis plant is the largest of FirstEnergy’s coal-fired electric generating facilities in Ohio. The plant consists of seven coal-fired units totaling 2,220 MW and is located along the Ohio River.
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Spray Dryer Absorber, Pulse Jet Fabric Filter and Mercury Control Systems

Spray dryer absorber, pulse jet fabric filter and mercury control systems result in high SO2 removal efficiency and low operation and maintenance costs.
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Waste-to-Energy Technology – Örebro Kartongbruk AB

This plant is installed at the cardboard factory Örebro Kartongbruk AB, situated in Örebro, Sweden. The fuel consists partly of wet and dry fractions of waste from the cardboard factory and partly of unsorted industrial waste including plastic, wood and a fraction of uncombustible material.
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I/S REFA Waste Incineration to Energy — Nykøbing Falster Plant

The I/S REFA waste incineration plant in Nykøbing Falster, Denmark is jointly owned by 13 municipalities. The company collects and treats all kinds of waste from households and industries on the two islands of Lolland and Falster, a total of about 200,000 tons/year. The majority of the waste is either combusted or recycled.
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Waste-to-Energy Technology – L90 Esbjerg Plant

B&W supplied the complete incinerator with state-of-the-art Waste-to-Energy technology which included waste crane, feed chute, feed grate and five-section combustion grate, combustion air system, auxiliary burners, ash conveyors for slag and fly ash from the boiler hoppers, feed water pumps with controls.
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Amager Bakke / Copenhill

Copenhagen’s state-of-the-art Amager Bakke sets new standards for environmental performance, energy efficiency and waste treatment capacity.
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Hawthorn Unit 5

An explosion during a maintenance outage on February 17, 1999, destroyed the original Hawthorn Unit 5 boiler. In August 1999, B&W was released to design, supply, erect and commission a complete replacement boiler on an accelerated schedule. The new boiler began generating electricity in June 2001, only 22 months from project commencement.
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