CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded contracts valued at approximately $55 million to design and supply environmental control equipment and design and engineer a boiler economizer for Consumers Energy’s J.H. Campbell Generating Complex near West Olive, Mich.
As a leader in dry scrubber technology in North America, B&W will supply four spray dry absorber (SDA) systems to control sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions for the 835 megawatt Campbell Unit 3. B&W also will supply a lime preparation system, ash handling systems and a B&W V-TempTM economizer for the plant.
The Campbell projects are the most recent in a series of projects B&W is performing for Consumers Energy. Previously announced contracts include an environmental upgrade at Consumers Energy’s D.E. Karn plant in Michigan, a construction project at the Campbell plant, and the design and construction of a selective catalytic reduction system for the Campbell plant.
“As our customers work to comply with new federal emissions standards, we’re ready to meet their needs as a total environmental solutions provider,” said B&W PGG President and Chief Operating Officer J. Randall Data. “We would like to thank Consumers Energy for choosing B&W to serve it on these important projects and look forward to continuing to provide valuable services for the utility’s power generation fleet.”
In addition to supplying equipment, B&W will provide technical support services for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., The Babcock & Wilcox Company is a leader in clean energy technology and services, primarily for the nuclear, fossil and renewable power markets, as well as a premier advanced technology and mission critical defense contractor. B&W has locations worldwide and employs approximately 12,000 people, in addition to approximately 10,000 joint venture employees. Learn more at www.babcock.com.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements
B&W cautions that this release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to the performance and amount, to the extent amount can be viewed as an indicator of future revenues, of the Campbell projects. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including, among other things, modifications to or termination of the contracts.If these or other risks materialize, actual results may vary materially from those expressed. For a more complete discussion of these and other risk factors, please see B&W's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011. B&W cautions not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, except to the extent required by applicable law.