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B&W Subsidiary Delta Power Services to Provide O&M Services for Biomass Energy Plant in Georgia

22 June 2010

Delta Power Services, LLC (DPS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG), has signed a multi-year, renewable contract to provide operations and maintenance services for Rollcast Energy's Piedmont Green Power biomass energy project in Barnesville, Ga. B&W PGG is a subsidiary of The Babcock & Wilcox Company.

The 53.5 megawatt Piedmont Green Power plant is scheduled to go online in 2012. DPS will provide a variety of services for the facility both during construction and after the plant is operational, including selecting the site staff, managing day-to-day plant operations, performing equipment maintenance and repair services and administering project contracts.

"DPS is pleased that Rollcast Energy has selected us for this important clean energy project," said DPS President Don W. Driskill. "Our O&M expertise is applicable in plants using a variety of fuels, including biomass, and we look forward to doing our part to help meet the needs of Rollcast and its customers."

DPS' parent company, B&W PGG, is a leader in the design, engineering and construction of steam generation systems that utilize renewable energy sources such as biomass, solar energy and refuse derived fuels. This contract strengthens B&W PGG's position in the U.S. clean energy market during a time when such projects are of critical importance to America's energy independence and environmental future.

About B&W

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), a subsidiary of McDermott International, Inc., is a leader in advanced energy technology innovation and service, primarily in nuclear and fossil power. Providing quality products and technical services to commercial and government customers, B&W is focused on issues such as energy efficiency, clean air, global market competitiveness, and safe and secure resolution for nuclear waste. B&W has locations worldwide and employs approximately 13,000 people, not including approximately 10,000 joint venture employees. The company is located on the Internet at www.babcock.com.

About DPS

Delta Power Services, LLC (DPS), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG), operates and maintains power plants and other electric utility assets. Primary responsibilities include managing day-to-day plant operations, plant maintenance and complex field and regulatory issues. DPS' experience portfolio includes pulverized coal thermal plants, combined cycle combustion turbine plants, simple cycle peaking plants, biomass thermal projects, central heating plants and hydro projects.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements relating to the scope and timing of the Piedmont Green Power contract. These forward-looking statements are based on current management expectations and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including, among other things, modifications to the contract and adverse changes affecting Rollcast Energy's suppliers and contractors to the Piedmont Green Power project. If one or more of these or other risks materialize, actual results may vary materially from those expected. The expectations expressed in this press release speak only as of the date of this release and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, except to the extent required by applicable law.

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B&W Contact:
Ryan Cornell
The Babcock & Wilcox Company
330.860.1345 
rscornell@babcock.com

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