Foster Wheeler bags contract for circulating fluidized-bed steam generator in China

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Foster Wheeler bags contract for circulating fluidized-bed steam generator in China

By Greentech
Lead Team: Foster Wheeler, a global engineering and power equipment supplier,
announced its contract with Yuen Foong Yu Paper for design and supply of one
circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator for captive use at its
industrial paper complex in Yangzhou Jiangsu Province, China.  

The terms of
the agreement were not disclosed.

“This is our
fourth opportunity to supply a Foster Wheeler CFB to an YFY project. This award
confirms again YFY’s confidence in our world-class, competitive and
environmentally friendly CFB technology,” said Mark Garvey, chief executive officer of Foster Wheeler Power Group Asia.  

Foster Wheeler
will design and supply the 50 MWe (gross megawatt electric) CFB steam generator
plus auxiliary equipment and provide site advisory services for the project.
The company is planning to start commercial operation of the new steam
generator in fourth quarter of 2013.

The CFB
steam generator utilizes innovative technology for converting economical solid
fuels into valuable steam and power. The CFB steam generator will burn coal
blended with paper sludge while meeting applicable environmental regulatory
requirements.

“Since 2005,
both parties had the intent to cooperate on this second Yangzhou project which
we are now happy to announce today. We are looking forward to working with
Foster Wheeler again on this upcoming project,” said C. J. Chang, general
manager, East China Area, Yuen Foong Yu Paper.  

Foster Wheeler recently announced that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group
completed
the purchase of Graf-Wulff, a German company that designs, manufactures and
installs circulating dry ash flue gas scrubbing technology for all types of
boilers in the power and industrial sectors.


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