Foster Wheeler make South Korea deal

Global engineering and construction contractor, Foster Wheeler AG, announced a partnership with Hyundai Engineering and Construction for the design and supply of four 550 MWe supercritical steam generators for the […]

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By Tom Gibson

Global engineering and construction contractor, Foster Wheeler AG, announced a partnership with Hyundai Engineering and Construction for the design and supply of four 550 MWe supercritical steam generators for the Samcheok Green Power Project in South Korea. Operation of the new steam generators is scheduled to begin in June 2015.

Foster Wheeler will design and supply four 550 MWe advanced vertical-tube steam generators and provide site advisory services for the project. The CFB steam generators will be designed to burn coal mixed with biomass while meeting environmental regulatory requirements.

Tomas Harju-Jeanty, President and Chief Executive Officer of Foster Wheeler Energia Oy Group said: “We welcome the opportunity to be a part of this state-of-the-art power plant. The plant will utilize the world’s most advanced CFB steam generator technology, representing a culmination of over 30 years of CFB technology development by Foster Wheeler.”

Foster Wheeler AG is a global engineering and construction contractor and power equipment supplier delivering technically advanced, reliable facilities and equipment.