Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. has announced its subsidiary, The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), has been awarded a contract for approximately US$80 million to design and manufacture a highly efficient, supercritical boiler and other components for the Masinloc Thermal Power Plant. The order comes as part of the expansion project in Zambales Province, Philippines.
B&W will engineer and supply the coal-fired boiler to POSCO Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd.
B&W’s scope includes the supply of one 300 MW Spiral Wound Universal Pressure (SWUPTM) supercritical boiler and auxiliary equipment.
“Reliable baseload power is a critical component to the success of a growing economy such as the Philippines,” said B&W Global Power Division Sr. Vice President Paul Scavuzzo. “We recognise the importance of this project and are proud to have been chosen to supply a boiler that will provide clean, efficient and affordable energy to the residents of Zambales Province.”
B&W intends to perform engineering, procurement and fabrication activities at its joint venture facility, Thermax Babcock & Wilcox Energy Solutions Private Ltd, in Pune, India.
Project completion is expected in Spring 2019.
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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