Foster Wheeler to construct CFB boiler island

Engineering and construction contractor Foster Wheeler has announced that a subsidiary of its global power group has been awarded a contract by construction company Polimex-Mostostal for the design, supply and erection of a 50MWe circulating fluidised bed (CFB) boiler island for the Bielsko-BiaIa Heat and Power Station in Poland, which is owned by Polish utility company PoIudniowy Koncern Energetyczny.

Foster Wheeler will design and supply the steam generator and auxiliary equipment, which is scheduled for operation in the middle of 2013, and will carry out the erection and commissioning of the boiler island.

The steam generator will be designed to burn local Polish bituminous coal.