Heat displacement system for highly-efficient lignite-burning power plant

April 28, 2016

Bilfinger will deliver the flue gas heat displacement system for a highly-efficient lignite-burning power plant in Turow (Poland). Bilfinger company Babcock Borsig Steinmüller has received the €9 million order from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe.

The order includes the planning and design of a Powerise heat displacement system for the pre-warming of the combustion air along with manufacture and delivery of key components. The heat extraction continues below the acid dew point with corrosion-free flue-gas coolers in order to increase energy efficiency. “I am very pleased with this important order. We thus make a decisive contribution to achievement of the ambitious efficiency levels,” says Helmut Katzenberger, Managing Director of Babcock Borsig Steinmüller.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe is building an extremely modern lignite-burning power plant which will be the first in the world to comply with the strict new European emission limits. The lignite-burning block will have a gross output of nearly 500 mw and an efficiency level of more than 43 percent.