Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises said late Tuesday that its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Volund A/S has been awarded a contract for nearly $40 million to design a waste-to-energy boiler for Shenzhen Energy Environmental Engineering Co. Ltd. in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China.
The plant will provide a long-term, proven waste management solution for the region while generating clean, renewable energy. Fueled by up to 5,600 tons of municipal waste a day, the plant will be the largest waste-to-energy facility in the world. B&W Volund will supply equipment, including a DynaGrate combustion grate system, hydraulics, burners and other boiler components for the 168 megawatt plant. B&W Volund will also provide construction advisors for the combined heat and power project. The plant is scheduled to begin commercial operation in mid-2019.