GE Steam Power Systems celebrates anniversary of Wuhan Boiler Company
Published by Harleigh Hobbs,
GE Steam Power Systems celebrates today the 10 year anniversary of Wuhan Boiler Company (WBC), its state-of-the art factory in Wuhan, and announces a contract to supply the world’s first SteamH boiler to Huaibei Shenergy Power Generation Co. Ltd for the Pingshan II Power Station.
SteamH technology represents the latest generation of steam plant technology, which operate at a higher steam temperature and pressure to enhance efficiency and reduce CO2 per KWh produced. For this contract, Wuhan Boiler Company will manufacture the key components of the boiler, which will generate Steam at above 630°C, including burner, waterwall, superheaters and reheaters. WBC was also awarded its first domestic China mill contract for this project, with GE supplying the seven mills, demonstrating WBC’s technology leadership and delivery capabilities to domestic China market.
Shen Bo, for GE Steam Power Systems China said: “We are excited about the first SteamH deal, which not only demonstrates WBC’s technology leadership and delivery capability, but also marks our first domestic mill contract for Chinese market. This will help China set its new benchmark for the power generation industry. We are happy to partner with Shanghai Electric with whom we supply the complete boiler.”
Wuhan Boiler Company is GE’s largest boiler manufacturing facility deploying the world’s most advanced manufacturing technology empowered by GE Predix. The factory designs, manufactures and services a broad range of efficient boiler technologies, including ultra-supercritical (USC) and SteamH steam boilers and boiler islands. Thanks to the high efficiency of products manufactured at WBC, the efficiency of conventional coal-fired power plants increases to close to 50%, leading to a significant reduction in CO2 emissions.
Chaoming Chen, Global Execution Leader for GE Steam Power Systems China said: “We are incredibly proud of Wuhan Boiler Company that brings together local expertise and global capabilities. WBC has world leading welding and assembling expertise that services our customers around the world. Partnering with our Chinese Customers and EPCs enables us to help our customers globally, in line with the Chinese government’s One Belt One Road initiative.”
Read the article online at: https://www.worldcoal.com/power/03112017/ge-steam-power-systems-celebrates-anniversary-of-wuhan-boiler-company/
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