Babcock & Wilcox Subsidiary Awarded Contracts for $190 Million Biomass Plant

Babcock & Wilcox Subsidiary Awarded Contracts for $190 Million Biomass Plant

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. on Monday announced a joint venture with its Denmark-based subsidiary to design and build a biomass plant in Middlesbrough, England.

B&W Vølund was awarded two contracts totaling more than $190 million for its participation in construction of Teesside Renewable Energy Plant.  The company will alwso provide operations and maintenance services.

B&W Global Power Division Senior Vice President Paul Scavuzzo says Teesside will provide clean, sustainable energy for the local community.  The project includes a boiler and environmental controls from B&W Vølund and its Götaverken Miljö AB subsidiary, including a dry flue gas desulfurization system (dry FGD), fabric filter baghouse, continuous emissions monitoring equipment and a DynaGrate® fuel combustion system.

B&W Vølund along with Lagan Construction Group Limited contracted Eco2 Ltd. and Temporis Capital to build the 40-MW waste wood-fired biomass plant for Port Clarence Energy Ltd.  Teesside Renewable Energy is designed to burn 34 tons of waste wood per hour.

Construction is expected to be finished in early 2018. B&W Vølund will operate the plant under a 15-year contract.

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