Tampa Electric Company
TECO’s Big Bend Unit 4
702 North Franklin Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
Challenge: Unit 4 at TECO’s Big Bend Station due to its age was in need of a partial rebuild to meet its emission compliance requirements. The two precipitators in a vertical arrangement made for a challenging demolition and installation effort during the constraints of a limited outage.
Southern Environmental’s Solution:
SEI provided a design, supply and install solution to upgrade the first two of a five fields in a dual chamber system. The upgraded fields included SEI’s S3 – Synergy Design plus new electromagnetic rappers, access doors and key interlock system. Maintenance services were applied to fields three, four and five which included a major overhaul of the tumbling hammer system.
· PO Received: July 5, 2013
· Materials delivered: February 28 2014
· Start-up: May 15, 2014
Detailed Engineering in the following disciplines:
Fabrication and Erection Services:
· ESP Fabrication and Installation
· Access Fabrication and Installation
· Field Technical Support and Start Up
Guaranteed Outlet PM Emissions:
When tested after project completion the two field upgrade with SEI’s S3 Synergy design improved the ESP’s performance 64% to achieve a tested level of .008 lb/mmBtu.
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