Babcock & Wilcox Wins Contract for UK Waste-to-Energy Plant
The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC) announced today that its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), and consortium partner Interserve Plc. were awarded a contract worth approximately $100 million to design and build a waste-to-energy power plant for waste management firm Viridor in Peterborough, United Kingdom.
The plant will be capable of processing 85,000 tons of municipal solid waste per year to produce electricity. The plant will be designed for combined heat and power purposes, and will be capable of providing steam for district heating purposes in the future.
B&W Vølund will engineer and deliver the plant's electromechanical supplies including combustion system, fuel grate, boiler, environmental control, turbine and generator and other equipment. Interserve will provide construction and project management services.
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