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Foster Wheeler receives contract for boiler island in Poland

Foster Wheeler announced that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has been awarded a contract by Elektrobudowa for the design, supply and erection of a 50 MWe circulating fluidized-bed boiler island for the Tychy Heat and Power Station in Poland, which is owned by TAURON Polska Energia. Foster Wheeler has received a full notice to proceed on this contract, and the contract value will be included in the company’s bookings for Q3. Commercial operation of the new steam generator is scheduled for the middle of 2016. Foster Wheeler will design and supply the steam generator and auxiliary equipment, and will carry out the erection and commissioning of the boiler island. The steam generator will be designed to burn local Polish bituminous coal.