Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) announced today its subsidiary, The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), has been awarded a contract for more than $80 million to design and manufacture a highly efficient, supercritical boiler and other components for the Masinloc Thermal Power Plant expansion project in Zambales Province, Philippines.
B&W will engineer and supply the coal-fired boiler to its customer, POSCO Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd., the South Korea-based lead contractor for the power plant owner, Masinloc Power Partners Co. Ltd.
B&W’s scope includes the supply of one 300 megawatt 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 recognize 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 Limited, in Pune, India.
Project completion is scheduled for Spring 2019.