Bilfinger is to deliver the flue gas heat displacement system for a high-efficiency lignite plant in Turow, Poland.

Babcock Borsig Steinmüller – a Bilfinger company – has won the €9m ($10m) order from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe, which is building the plant that is due to be the first in the world to comply with the strict new European emission limits.Bilfinger wins $10m deal for Polish lignite plant

The lignite burning block will have a gross output of nearly 500 MW and an efficiency level of more than 43 per cent.

The order includes the planning and design of a heat displacement system for the pre-warming of the combustion air along with the manufacture and delivery of key components.

POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe is taking place in Milan from 21-23 June. Bilfinger is at Booth 3HD71.