B&W Vølund wins $80m contract to build 280MW biomass power plant in Denmark

23 July 2014 (Last Updated July 23rd, 2014 18:30)

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund (B&W Vølund), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG), has won a contract to build a biomass boiler system for the Skærbækværket power plant in Denmark.

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund (B&W Vølund), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG), has won a contract to build a biomass boiler system for the Skærbækværket power plant in Denmark.

Located near Fredericia, the power plant will have a power generation capacity of 280MW.

The contract is valued at more than $80m.

Under the contract, B&W Vølund will be responsible for designing, manufacturing, supplying, constructing and commissioning of the plant's boiler system. The contract was booked in the second quarter of 2014.

"B&W Vølund will be responsible for designing, manufacturing, supplying, constructing and commissioning of the plant's boiler system."

Owned by DONG Energy Thermal Power, the plant will consist of two 140MW biomass-fired boilers used to supply district heating and power to residents in the region.

The boilers will be fueled primarily by wood chips and other biomass residue.

Engineering and design work on the project will begin soon and construction of the plant is scheduled for completion in April 2017.

B&W PGG president and chief operating officer Randall Data said: "This project reflects B&W's ongoing strategic effort to deploy its clean energy, biomass and waste-to-energy technologies globally.

"B&W Vølund is a leader in the clean energy technology sphere and its steam generators offer economical and efficient solutions for our customers' needs to comply with challenging emissions regulations.

"We appreciate this opportunity to serve our customer, DONG Energy."


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