Babcock & Wilcox awarded emissions control contract at Iowa coal-fired power plant

Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc., a unit of Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE: BWC), announced it has been awarded a contract to deliver, erect and commission a dry flue gas desulfurization system for the Interstate Power and Light Co. The system will be installed in IPL’s 270 MW coal-fired Lansing Generating Station in Lansing, Iowa.

B&W will deliver and erect a circulating dry scrubber with a lime and byproducts solids handling system for the reduction of emissions, including sulfur dioxide, under a contract with Burns & McDonnell. B&W will also supply new bags for the plant’s existing pulse jet fabric filter.

Construction on the Lansing project is scheduled to begin in 2014 and be completed in 2015.

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