B&W to provide boiler components for West Virginia power plant

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (NYSE: BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded a contract to design and supply reheaters for three 660 megawatt coal-fired boilers at FirstEnergy’s Harrison Power Station in Haywood, W.Va.

“B&W is ready to help our customers improve boiler performance and life extension through equipment upgrades and expert service.”

Reheaters are specially designed tube bundles used to increase the temperature of steam in a boiler.

“FirstEnergy is a valued B&W customer and we are pleased to have this opportunity to apply our boiler expertise and unmatched service experience,” said B&W PGG President and Chief Operating Officer Richard L. Killion. “B&W is ready to help our customers improve boiler performance and life extension through equipment upgrades and expert service.”

The preliminary delivery date for the first reheater is scheduled for early 2014.