Pulverised coal tower type boiler

Market leading boiler technology for all types of coal

An essential choice for high performance boilers up to 1,200 MW for utility and independent power production, combined heat and power production, and a range of other industrial applications.

Globally our installed suspension fired boilers produce more than 578 GW. Our advanced experience means we can give you the latest in proven, cutting-edge boiler technology.

Our pulverised coal type tower boilers are designed to meet the toughest daily operational and regulatory demands. 

Why choose Alstom’s pulverised coal tower type boiler? 

  • Low emissions through our proven tangential firing system
  • High efficiency and reliable operation
  • Excellent operational flexibility
  • Capability of up to ultra-supercritical steam conditions
  • Use of Alstom’s expertise and world class products for a wide spectrum of fuels

Inside our pulverised coal type tower boilers you will find the latest technology and features, including:

  • Fuel and air staging
  • Tilting burners
  • Expert firing systems for lignites
  • A full portfolio of services for the complete plant lifecycle

Success stories 

Read about a selection of Alstom’s pulverised coal type tower boilers located across the globe.

Karlsruhe 8, Germany – 910 MW
Based in Baden-Wurttemberg, this ultra-supercritical steam power plant features a 910 MWe power block provided by Alstom. Operated by EnBW, this plant features the highest steam parameters of 603°C for superheater steam temperature, and 621°C for reheat steam temperatures.

Neurath, Germany: Neurath is the largest lignite-fired supercritical power plant in the world, with advanced technology resulting in high efficiency of over 43%. It offers considerably reduced carbon dioxide emission per kWh, as compared with existing lignite-fired power plants, and the specific SO2, NOX and dust emissions will be reduced by approximately 31%.

Ledvice 5, Czech Republic – 660MW
Alstom installed supercritical lignite tower type boilers to this 660 MW ultra-supercritical steam power plant, which utilises a tangential firing system, fuel and air staging and tilting burners. Commercial operation is forecast for 2012.

Waigaoqiao 2, China – 2 x 900 MW
Built in 2004, this coal-fired power plant features 2 x 900 MW Alstom tower boilers, with a once-through design that promotes sliding pressure operation, excellent operating efficiency and load-changing capabilities.