B&W Awarded Contract for Dominican Republic Coal-Fired Boiler Project
Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group (B&W PGG) was awarded a contract to design and manufacture two coal-fired boilers to be installed in the Punta Catalina Power Plant for Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales (CDEEE) in the Dominican Republic. The contract, booked in the second quarter of 2014, was awarded by Italian engineering and procurement contractor Tecnimont S.p.A, which is developing the project as part of a consortium which includes Tecnimont, Constructora Norberto Odebrecht S.A. and Ingeniera Estrella S.r.l. B&W PGG will supply two 360-MW boilers, coal pulverizers, air heaters, fans and structural steel for the plant. Project management and front-end engineering for the project are underway in B&W PGG's U.S. operations. The project is scheduled to be completed October 2017.