Harbin Electric International Co. Ltd. awarded a contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG’s Global Power Group for a power plant being built near the town of Soma, Turkey.

The contract includes the design and supply of two circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) boiler islands and flue gas scrubbers for Hidro-Gen Energy Import, Export, Distribution and Trading Inc., a subsidiary of Kolin Group. Operation of the new steam generators is scheduled for the beginning of 2017.

Foster Wheeler, Zug, Switzerland, will design and supply two 255 MWe steam generators and auxiliary equipment for the boiler islands; flue gas cleaning systems with its circulating fluidized-bed scrubbers; and technical advisory services during erection and commissioning. The circulating fluidized-bed boilers will be designed to burn local lignite.

According to Foster Wheeler, this order constitutes the largest circulating fluidized-bed project awarded in Turkey.