Waste-to-Energy Babcock & Wilcox awarded Contract for UK Waste-to-Energy Plant

Editor: Marcel Dröttboom

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE: BWC) announced that its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and consortium partner Interserve were awarded a contract worth approximately USD 100 million to design and build a waste-to-energy power plant for waste management firm Viridor in Peterborough, United Kingdom.

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Denmark-based Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and consortium partner Interserve were awarded a contract for a waste-to-energy power plant for waste management firm Viridor, UK.
Denmark-based Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and consortium partner Interserve were awarded a contract for a waste-to-energy power plant for waste management firm Viridor, UK.
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Charlotte (NC), USA –The plant will be capable of processing 85,000 tons of municipal solid waste per year to produce electricity. The plant will be designed for combined heat and power purposes, and will be capable of providing steam for district heating purposes in the future.

B&W Vølund will engineer and deliver the plant’s electromechanical supplies including combustion system, fuel grate, boiler, environmental control, turbine and generator and other equipment. Interserve will provide construction and project management services.

Project engineering is underway. The plant is scheduled to be operational in October 2015.

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