B&W to retrofit Wisconsin coal-fired unit

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Charlotte, N.C., April 30, 2012 — The Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. won a contract worth about $150 million to design, supply and erect environmental equipment for Alliant Energy unit Wisconsin Power and Light Co.'s coal-fired Columbia Energy Center in Pardeeville, Wis.

B&W PGG will engineer and supply four spray dry absorber systems, two pulse jet fabric filters, a lime preparation system, ash recycle systems and related equipment for Columbia Units 1 and 2. B&W PGG's unit, Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc. will erect and install the environmental equipment.

Engineering work for the project is currently underway, with construction to begin in October 2012.

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