Belews Creek, North Carolina

Belews Creek Dual Fuel Burner Conversion Units 1 & 2

Client / Owner

Duke Energy

Architect / Engineer

Burns & McDonnell




Graycor Southern

Project Scope

The  17-month  long  dual  fuel  conversion  project  converted  the capabilities  of  Units  1  &  2  of  the  Belews  Creek  Generating  Station  from  coal fired  to  fuel  burning.  Our  project  scope  included  modifying  the  station’s capability  to  fire  on  natural  gas  with  or  without  pulverized  coal  to  enhance fuel  flexibility  without  negatively  impacting  air  emissions.  Scope  included 160  burners  (32  new  per  boiler  with  48  modifications  per  boiler),  installation of  12,000  linear  feet  of  piping,  96  burner  control  system  skids  and  electrical and controls installation.

Graycor earned  the 2021 National Safety in Excellence Pinnacle award and a National Excellence in Construction Pyramid award from Associated Builders and Contractors for the work on the Belews Creek Dual Fuel Burner Conversion Unit 1 project.

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