Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today its B&W Environmental business segment has been awarded a contract for approximately $18 million to provide advanced environmental equipment to reduce emissions for a power plant in Africa.
B&W Environmental will design, engineer and provide manufacturing support to upgrade 24 electrostatic precipitators (ESPs), which will be used to significantly reduce particulate emissions. B&W Environmental will also provide technical support during construction and commissioning.
“B&W is growing its business significantly in the Middle East and Africa region,” said B&W Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jimmy Morgan. “We are working closely with utilities and industrial customers across these areas to upgrade and improve their power generation and environmental equipment to help them produce cleaner, more efficient energy.”
“The transition to clean energy is picking up pace worldwide, and B&W – with a full suite of environmental, decarbonization, renewable and power generation technologies – is well-positioned to lead this transition,” Morgan said.
B&W Environmental has extensive experience with both dry and wet ESP technologies, and has installations in a wide range of applications, including power generation, waste-to-energy, cement production, chemical manufacturing, oil & gas, pulp & paper, steel manufacturing and more.
About Babcock & Wilcox
Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises is a leader in energy and environmental products and services for power and industrial markets worldwide. Follow us on LinkedIn and learn more at babcock.com.
About B&W Environmental
Babcock & Wilcox Environmental offers a full suite of best-in-class emissions control products and solutions for utility and industrial steam generation applications around the world. The segment’s broad experience includes systems for ash handling, particulate control, nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxides removal, chemical looping for carbon control, and mercury control, along with cooling solutions.
B&W cautions that this release contains forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements relating to the awarding of a contract to upgrade electrostatic precipitators for a power plant in Africa and relating to the growth of its business in the Middle East and Africa region. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. For a more complete discussion of these risk factors, see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent annual report on Form 10-K. If one or more of these risks or other risks materialize, actual results may vary materially from those expressed. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, except to the extent required by applicable law.