Newsfacts:
  • World's largest CFB boiler using only biomass as fuel
  • State-of-the-art renewable power plant
  • 299-MW CFB boiler for Tees Renewable Energy Plant, UK

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract and received notice to proceed by Tecnicas Reunidas SA and Samsung C&T EC UK to design and supply a circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator for the Tees Renewable Energy Plant, in Teesside, UK for MGT Teesside Limited.

MGT Teesside Limited has also awarded a long term service agreement contract to Amec Foster Wheeler for boiler maintenance. Through this agreement, for a minimum term of five years, the owner will get Amec Foster Wheeler’s operations and maintenance experience and latest technology knowhow.

Amec Foster Wheeler will design and supply the 299 MWe (gross) unit of the baseload CFB power plant including auxiliary equipment and onsite technical advisory services for construction and supervisory services for commissioning.

Once it reaches its full 299-MW capacity in 2020, the boiler will be the world's largest CFB boiler utilising only biomass as fuel.

We are very pleased to be a part of this state of the art renewable power plant which will be the world's largest new build dedicated biomass plant.  This is further recognition of Amec Foster Wheeler's leadership in CFB technologies for environmentally sound renewable generation.
Tomas Harju-Jeanty, President, Energia Group, Global Power Group at Amec Foster Wheeler
We are very pleased to have Amec Foster Wheeler in this project as the boiler plant supplier with their extensive experience of large scale biomass plants.
Ben Elsworth, CEO of MGT Power