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News Releases

B&W Awarded Boiler Pressure Parts Contract for South Dakota Coal-Fired Plant

31 July 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded a contract worth more than $40 million to design, supply and install boiler pressure parts and an overfire air system, as well as perform boiler reinforcement, for the Big Stone power plant in South Dakota operated by Otter Tail Power Company.

Ribbon Cutting Event Held at B&W mPower™ Fuel Technology Center

30 July 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) was joined by Representative Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) and Bob Sledd, Senior Economic Advisor to the Governor of Virginia, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at the new B&W mPower™ Fuel Technology Center (FTC) in Lynchburg, Va. The advanced manufacturing technologies B&W will use to produce nuclear fuel for its B&W mPower small modular reactor (SMR) will be developed and qualified at the FTC. Longer term, the technologies developed at the FTC give B&W the ability to support the manufacture of fuel for other reactors.

B&W and FirstEnergy Announce MOU Regarding Economic, Site Selection and Licensing Studies for B&W mPower™ Small Modular Reactor

25 July 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC) and FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that FirstEnergy and a B&W subsidiary, Generation mPower LLC (GmP), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding studies on the potential deployment of the B&W mPower™ small modular reactor in FirstEnergy's service territory.

B&W's Small Modular Reactor Integrated System Test Facility Achieves Full Operating Conditions

18 July 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its B&W mPower™ reactor Integrated System Test (IST) facility has achieved full operating conditions. The IST is the world's only operational, design-specific test facility for a small modular reactor design.

B&W Announces $73 Million in Contracts for Naval Reactors Technology Development and Manufacturing

12 July 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. (B&W NOG) has received three U.S. Naval Reactors Program contracts totaling approximately $73 million. The contracts are for technology development and nuclear manufacturing in support of U.S. Navy training operations and other naval nuclear-related programs.

Generation mPower Announces Two New Utility Members to Industry Advisory Council

11 July 2012

Generation mPower LLC (GmP) has added two new member utilities to its Industry Advisory Council (IAC) that provides expert review, insights and feedback regarding licensing and design activities for the B&W mPower™ small modular reactor (SMR). The new members are JEA, located in Jacksonville, Fla., and Ontario Power Generation (OPG), located in Canada.