B&W to provide boiler components for Harrison coal-fired power plant

Source: Babcock & Wilcox Company 

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC) announced that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded a contract to design and supply reheaters for three 660 megawatt coal-fired boilers at FirstEnergy’s Harrison Power Station in Haywood, W.Va.

Reheaters are specially designed tube bundles used to increase the temperature of steam in a boiler.

“FirstEnergy is a valued B&W customer and we are pleased to have this opportunity to apply our boiler expertise and unmatched service experience,” said B&W PGG President and Chief Operating Officer Richard L. Killion. “B&W is ready to help our customers improve boiler performance and life extension through equipment upgrades and expert service.”

The preliminary delivery date for the first reheater is scheduled for early 2014.

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