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Vogt Power Continues International Expansion

Vogt Power International, located in Louisville, KY, a subsidiary of Babcock Power, announced that the consortium formed by Skanska Brasil LTDA and Construcoes e Comercio Camargo Correa, has awarded it the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) for the Cubatao Thermal Power Plant Project in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Vogt Power will design, engineer, manufacture and deliver a three pressure level non-reheat, natural circulation HRSG with an independent condensate pre-heater, to be installed behind a GE-7FA gas turbine. The combined cycle system will supply process steam for the Cubatão refinery and electricity to the local power grid. The contract is valued in excess of USD nine million.

“The Cubatao HRSG will be our twelfth unit spanning four countries in South America,” said Mike LeClair, President of Vogt Power International. “The growth potential for our company in Central and South America is tremendous. We are also pleased to have been selected by Skanska, one of the top global construction groups, and look forward to the possibility of working with them again as we continue our international expansion.”

Skanska Latin America is an Engineering, Construction and Services Company with over 60 years of experience in the development of regional projects. Skanska Latin America is part of Skanska AB, one of the world’s leading construction groups with expertise in the development of commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships. The group currently has 56,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and Latin America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Skanska’s sales in 2006 totaled US$17 billion.

Construcoes e Comercio Camargo Correa has activities in civil construction, management of projects and works. One of the largest construction companies in South America, the Group is working on projects in Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Surinam and Angola as well as a presence in Mozambique and South Africa. It also operates in the infrastructure segments (energy, oil, transportation, industry) and is leader in the construction of hydroelectric power plants. Over the past few years, it has broadened the range of its business portfolio by diversifying into the light construction market.

Babcock Power Inc is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technology, equipment and services to the power generation industry. Babcock Power designs, manufactures and services heat recovery steam generators through its Vogt Power International subsidiary located in Louisville provides heat exchangers and after market services, including moisture separator reheaters, steam surface condensers and feedwater heaters for fossil-fired and nuclear plants through its Thermal Engineering International (USA) Inc. subsidiary located in Santa Fe Springs, CA; and provides new steam generators, environmental solutions (including SCRs, flue gas scrubbers and mercury removal systems), and a complete portfolio of after market solutions to the electric utility and waste-to-energy industries for any OEM’s boiler through its subsidiaries located in Worcester, MA.

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