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Thermal Power Generation: From Feasibility to Design to Construction MWH is at the forefront of, and have a long track record in supporting clients in UK, Europe and worldwide to develop, construct, operate and maintain their thermal power generation assets. This includes power generation from coal, gas, biomass, waste and multi fuel or co-firing , and related applications including district heating and other heat reuse and optimisation options. Over a 20 year period, our key expertise and knowledge has been utilised on extensive commissions and projects including planning and permitting, concept/feasibility studies, FEED, due diligence, detailed design, owners engineer and construction roles across a wide spectrum of thermal plants and clients. This has resulted in us developing key expertise and knowledge in power plant development, design and processes.

“Critically we understand the issues, appreciate the needs and requirements in thermal generation, and can provide confidence in the development and delivery of the clients project, at whatever stage this is required�

“The process of large scale power generation requires the use of water for a number of essential power plant processes, and modern water treatment technology and processes are critical to maintain the integrity and performance of the power plant” Technical Expertise & Project Delivery – Adding Value Our multi-disciplinary expertise and

approach is based on excellence in both

safety aspects. We work collaboratively

approach means we can manage the full

client service and technical delivery, and

with the developer and other project

complexities and requirements of thermal

has been developed to precisely meet

stakeholders to ensure that the project

power plant development, and can offer

our clients’ business and engineering

is delivered successfully, and any risks

an end to end capability to support

requirements, whilst maintaining a focus

are identified and mitigation solutions

our clients. Our proven project delivery

on project finance, technical, quality and


End to End Capability Our integrated offering covers the full project lifecycle, and includes: • Project Feasibility, Technical

• Water Resources and Flood Risk

and Financial Evaluation, Optioneering.

• Land Quality and Remediation.

• Regulatory Compliance, Planning and Permitting.

• Decommissioning and Demolition.

• Sustainability and Climate Change.

• Construction - Design and Build.

• Environmental Services - EIA etc.

• Construction and Project Management.

• Owners Engineer and Project Management.

• Survey and Site Services, Data Collection.

• Programme Management, Strategic Consultancy

• CDM.

and Advice.

• Commissioning.

• Procurement and Contracting Strategy.

• Operational Optimisation – Process

• Design – Management, Feasibility, Outline and Detailed.

Engineering, Operations.

A Nexus of Energy and Water – Thermal Power Generation This includes such areas as cooling

skills in all aspects of water treatment

water, including abstraction and return,

and management, not only in design,

deionisation and boiler/FGDI make

engineering, environmental and other

up, wastewater and reuse. MWH

key developmental aspects and

have an unsurpassed track record

disciplines, but also from our significant

and experience in water treatment,

and wide ranging construction

processes, and plant in the UK,

experience in the UK and US. We have

Europe and worldwide. As the global

a team of key industry recognised

leader in wet infrastructure, we are

experts in all aspects of water

able to apply this to thermal power

treatment which is unrivalled globally.

plant development, and draw on a vast range of relevant experience and

Project Experience Examples Client - SSE

Client - BKW (Italy)

70-120 MWe Thermal Power Station, Shetland

600 MW CCGT Power Station

• Feasibility study, technical and cost analysis of the main alternative gas/dual fuel technology. • Development of station configuration between 70120 MW • Development of solutions to integrate with district heating system • Outline design of infrastructure requirements including cooling and fuel storage systems

Client - Scottish Power 70 MWt/20 MWe Biomass Plant Longannet • Feasibility study. • Conceptual design. • Tecology and supplier review. • Contracting strategy • Review of contractors • including cooling and fuel storage systems

• Development of feasibility and solutions. • Outline design and optioneering • Environmental services – EIA • Technical advisors for project approval • Technical assistance in regards to NOX optimisation

Client - Indaver Meath 70 MWt/20 MWe Energy from Waste Plant • Owners engineer. • Basic process design and integration. • 3D Layout and Modelling. • Detailed Design of Steam Cycle and Power Island. • Technical tender preparation and bid evaluation. • Construction and commissioning support

Client - Ineos/Keppel Seghers Runcorn 70 MWe/50 MWt EFW Plant

Client - United Utilities Shell Green Incinerator Extension • Optioneering • Outline Design • Preparation of ITT documentation • EPC contractor technical evaluation • Value management • Planning and permitting

• Civil design • Structural design • Infrastructure design • Preparation of NEC3 tender documentation • Civil construction procurement support • CDM • EIA / IPPC Services.

Client - SSE Ferrybridge Power Station Cooling Water Study • Site survey • Detailed hydraulic modelling • Hydraulic profile • Scenario modelling

“We are world leading experts in energy infrastructure and have a complete understanding of delivering viable project solutions within the technical, environmental and financial constraints”

About MWH Unrivalled Heritage

Who We Are

Since 1844, MWH has developed a

Established in the UK MWH has a

solid reputation as a technical expert

proven reputation that spans 160 years,

Generation from Thermal Power Plant

operating at the global nexus of

providing expertise and world class

encompasses a full range of diverse

water and energy. Our internationally

service across water and energy. We

services from design and construction

recognised technical experts offer

are world leading experts in energy

of systems throughout the supply chain

services in:

infrastructure and have a complete

to full environmental services.

understanding of delivering viable


project solutions within the technical,

As a company we harness our local

environmental and financial constraints.

strengths, and by linking it to a

• Thermal Power Plants –coal, gas, biomass.

worldwide network, we provide our MWH is a key driver of Energy

clients with access to global knowledge

• Energy from Waste

Infrastructure in the UK and globally;

regardless of the project requirements.

• Nuclear Power Plants.

we are a leader in results-orientated

• Transmission and Distribution assets.

programme management, innovation

• Hydropower and Pump Storage

technical engineering and effective

• Natural Resources – Oil & Gas,

construction services – Building a

Mining, Unconventional gas reserves

Better a World.

Alan Kyle Business Development - Energy m: + 44 (0)7950 874 042 e:

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• Water Resource Management and

Thermal Power Generation  

Critically we understand the issues, appreciate the needs and requirements in thermal generation, and can provide confidence in the developm...

Thermal Power Generation  

Critically we understand the issues, appreciate the needs and requirements in thermal generation, and can provide confidence in the developm...