Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a contract by Isolux De Mexico S.A. de C.V., for the design, supply, start-up and commissioning of Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS) at the 258 Rehabilitation Modernisation Thermal Station (RM CT) Altamira I and II. The contract is part of the Comision Federal de Electricidad retrofit and modernisation project in Altamira, state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

The value of the competitively awarded contract has not been announced.

Under the contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will provide two AQCS systems for the 2 x 165 MWe plant utilising our spray dry absorbers (SDA) and intermediate pressure pulse jet fabric filters (PJFF) to meet pollution removal requirements. Commercial operation of the units is scheduled for the second quarter of 2017.

Amec Foster Wheeler is committed to working in the Mexican power market and pleased to be providing clean air technology. We offer a full line of competitively priced clean air solutions. Our spray dry absorbers (SDAs) have been supplied on over 60 units cleaning over 4.5 GW of flue gas globally.
Gary Nedelka, Group President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group