GE to supply boiler cleaning technology for Sherco

Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) and Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) signed a contract with GE Energy, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), to supply online impulse cleaning systems for the 900 MW Unit 3 at the Sherburne County power plant (Sherco 3).

The project is estimated to save $20 million over the next six years by eliminating tube erosion and helping to prevent a boiler tube replacement project.

The Powerwave+ Impulse cleaning technology is designed to clean boiler surfaces, reduce emissions and improve the overall efficiency of coal-fired boilers without tube erosion issues.

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