TEi to supply equipment for US solar power plant

18 September 2011 (Last Updated September 18th, 2011 18:30)

Babcock Power subsidiary Thermal Engineering International (TEi) and Struthers Wells have received a contract to supply feedwater heaters, moisture separators and oil-to-salt heat exchangers for a solar power plant located in the south-west US. Under the contract, TEi will supply ten fee

Babcock Power subsidiary Thermal Engineering International (TEi) and Struthers Wells have received a contract to supply feedwater heaters, moisture separators and oil-to-salt heat exchangers for a solar power plant located in the south-west US.

Under the contract, TEi will supply ten feedwater heaters four high-pressure, six low-pressure units, and two moisture separators, which will help to improve the heat rate of the plant.

Struthers Wells will ensure the supply of six oil-to-salt heat exchangers for the solar plant.

The plant uses concentrating solar power technology, and will be capable of generating 280MW of electricity upon completion.