Vogt to Supply Power Generation Equipment for Florida Utility

Babcock Power, Inc. - 06.11.2009

Vogt Power International Inc. (Vogt), located in Louisville, KY, a subsidiary of Babcock Power Inc., based in Danvers, MA, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Zachry Industrial, Inc. to supply a Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) for the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s (FMPA) new electric generating unit at the Cane Island Power Park in Intersession City, FL (Osceola County). Vogt Power will supply one (1) three pressure level HRSG for use behind a GE-7FA gas turbine, including an auxiliary fired duct burner for higher efficiency and Selective Catalytic Reduction to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions.

FMPA is expanding the Cane Island Power Park by building a high-efficiency, natural gas-fueled generating unit. The generator, known as Cane Island Unit 4, is expected to produce 300 megawatts, enough electricity to serve approximately 60,000 homes in Florida. The new generating unit, with its advanced environmental control technologies, is projected to be one of the cleanest and highest efficiency plants in the state.

Cane Island Power Park is jointly owned by FMPA and Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The new generator will be wholly owned by FMPA and operated under contract by KUA.

“Vogt is pleased to again be working with Zachry and FMPA to provide clean, efficient and reliable power into the Florida grid,” stated Mike LeClair, president of Vogt Power International. “Our products will be instrumental to this power plant to enable it to fulfill the area’s growing electricity needs in an environmentally responsible manner,” he said.

Company Overviews Zachry, a true EPC provider, is engaged in the planning, building and renewing of the world’s most critical infrastructures. The San Antonio-based company, founded in 1924, remains a family-owned, privately held company. Zachry’s list of experience has led to more than 6,000 completed projects in the United States and abroad.

Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by 30 municipal electric utilities. FMPA provides economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities. FMPA supplies all the power needs of 15 cities, including Bushnell, Clewiston, Fort Meade, Fort Pierce, Green Cove Springs, Havana, Jacksonville Beach, Key West, Kissimmee, Lake Worth, Leesburg, Newberry, Ocala, Starke and Vero Beach.

Babcock Power Inc., www.babcockpower.com, through its subsidiaries, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technology, equipment, and services to the power generation industry. Babcock Power subsidiary companies include; Vogt Power International Inc. (Louisville, KY), Thermal Engineering International (USA) Inc. (Santa Fe Springs, CA), Babcock Power Environmental Inc., Riley Power Inc. and Babcock Power Services Inc. (Worcester, MA), Boiler Tube Company of America (Lyman, SC), and TEi Construction Services, Inc. (Duncan, SC).

 

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