Foster Wheeler wins contract for coal-fired generators

The project is located in Thai Binh Province in Vietnam

A unit of Foster Wheeler AG won a contract by Marubeni Corp. for the design and supply of two pulverized coal arch fired steam generators to be installed at the Thai Binh Thermal Power Station for Vietnam Electricity (EVN). The project is located in Thai Binh Province in Vietnam.

Foster Wheeler has received a full notice to proceed on this contract. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and the contract value will be included in the company’s bookings for the first-quarter of 2014. Commercial operation of unit 1 is scheduled for October 2017 and unit 2 is scheduled for April 2018.

Foster Wheeler will design and supply two 300 MWe (gross megawatt electric) steam generators and auxiliary equipment for the boiler islands. The boilers will be designed to burn local Vietnamese anthracite coal while meeting applicable environmental requirements.

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