Powerblocks for Estonian plants

Foster Wheeler Corporation has announced that its Finnish subsidiary, Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, has won a turnkey contract by AS Narva Elektrijaamad to supply two power blocks to its power plants in Narva, NE Estonia. The contract is valued at approximately USD 220 million. Foster Wheeler will provide engineering, procurement and construction services to repower two 200mw blocks at the Eesti and Balti power plants. The scope of work includes the supply of four new CFB boilers with a capacity of 100mw each. These new boilers will burn oil shale with minimum emissions. In addition to the new boilers, the contract includes new control, automation and electrical systems, refurbishment of two existing 200mw turbogenerator sets and all necessary balance of the plant work to interface the new systems with the existing facilities.