B&W wins steam generator contract for TVA's Bellefonte nuclear plant

Source: The Babcock & Wilcox Company

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Canada, Ltd. (B&W Canada), an affiliate of Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy, Inc., has been notified of a contract award from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to design and manufacture two steam generators for the Bellefonte Unit 1 Plant as a part of the Bellefonte completion project.

The steam generators will be designed and manufactured by B&W Canada and are scheduled to be delivered to the Bellefonte site in 2015, pending a decision by the TVA Board to complete construction of Unit 1. Each weighing approximately 500 tons, the “once-through” steam generators are designed to produce superheated steam to be transported to the turbines for electricity generation. 

“B&W has a long history at Bellefonte, and we are very pleased that TVA selected our steam generator technology to complement the B&W-designed reactor at the plant,” said Chris Mowry, B&W Nuclear Energy, Inc. President. “With over 50 years of experience in nuclear engineering, manufacturing and service, B&W is confident that this project will be successful in helping TVA maintain its commitment to providing clean electricity to its service area.” 

B&W Canada, located in Cambridge, Ontario, has designed and manufactured more than 300 nuclear steam generators for customers worldwide.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs