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Catalytic Reduction System Foster Wheeler Supplies Retrofit-SCR System in Finnish Powerplant

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Engineering specialists Foster Wheller supply a retrofit-selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system for a coal fired power plant in Naantali, Finland. SCRs are used in the exhaust cleaning for therml power genertion.

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Foster Wheeler supports power plant in Finland
Foster Wheeler supports power plant in Finland
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Naantali/Finland – Foster Wheeler will design, supply, erect and commission the selective catalytic NOx reduction system for the Naantali 125 MWe pulverized coal fired boiler (unit 3). The supply includes a new SCR reactor with catalyst and steel structures, ammonia water storing and feeding system, flue gas ducts and new ID-fans. Commercial operation of the SCR system is scheduled for October 2015.

“This retrofit-SCR project awarded in Europe is indicative of Foster Wheeler’s competitiveness in environmental technology in the region,” said Tomas Harju-Jeanty, Chief Executive Officer of Foster Wheeler Energia Oy Group. “Due to the significant economic benefit of using coal for power generation, clients are choosing Foster Wheeler to provide high value solutions to improve their plants’ environmental performance.”

“TSE-Naantali Oy has made a decision to continue the operation of Naantali unit 3 in parallel with the new Naantali unit 4 combined heat and power plant,” said Tapani Bastman, Chief Executive Officer of TSE-Naantali Oy. “Due to the new emission directive, an effective and reliable DeNOx system is needed to reach the new demanding emission level. This is a considerable investment for air pollution prevention.”

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