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ABB wins $20 million order of ocean-based wind power transformers

ABB has won an order worth more than $20 million from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the delivery of innovative, energy efficient and compact WindSTAR transformers, specifically designed for wind turbine installation. Borssele III and IV constitute phase two of the Borssele wind farm. This phase consists of a 731 megawatts windmill (MW) wind farm … Continue reading ABB wins $20 million order of ocean-based wind power transformers

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ABB Wins $20 Million Order for Innovative Offshore Wind Energy Transformers

High-performance WindSTAR transformers for the world’s most powerful commercial offshore wind turbines to enable phase two of the Borssele wind farm in the North Sea. ABB has won an order of more than $20 million from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply reliable, energy-efficient and compact WindSTAR transformers, which are designed for installation in wind … Continue reading ABB Wins $20 Million Order for Innovative Offshore Wind Energy Transformers

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ABB Brings Latest Technology Solutions to WindEnergy Hamburg 2018

ABB is presenting its latest solutions and innovations for generating, transmitting and distributing on- and off-shore wind power at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg from September 25-28. ABB’s booth in the expo area (Hall B6, Booth 451) features a range of technology from the ABB Ability™-based portfolio, which offer a unified, full-spectrum approach from … Continue reading ABB Brings Latest Technology Solutions to WindEnergy Hamburg 2018

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ABB wins $150 million order to grid-connect Hornsea Project Two

Key technologies and ABB Ability™ solutions will integrate wind energy from Hornsea Project Two to the UK grid, powering more than 1.3 million homes ABB has won orders worth over $150 million from Danish energy company, Ørsted (previously Dong Energy), to supply a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit renewable wind energy … Continue reading ABB wins $150 million order to grid-connect Hornsea Project Two

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ABB microgrid supports Jamaica’s transition to renewables

ABB will supply an ABB Ability™ enabled microgrid and storage system to help integrate renewable solar and wind energy into the large tropical island’s power supply, reducing the need for fossil fuels and lowering the carbon footprint. ABB is a pioneer in microgrids, which because of their size and power are ideal for remote locations … Continue reading ABB microgrid supports Jamaica’s transition to renewables

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Dubai to get Concentrated Solar Power Day and Night without subsidy at Lower Cost

ACWA Power awarded 700 MW CSP fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park  at a levelised tariff of US $7.30 cents per kilowatt hour; a cost level that competes with fossil fuel generated electricity without subsidy for reliable and dispatchable solar energy through the night. By far the largest single-site thermo-solar … Continue reading Dubai to get Concentrated Solar Power Day and Night without subsidy at Lower Cost

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ABB to provide innovative energy storage solution for UK offshore wind energy

ABB has won an order from DONG Energy, the leading Denmark based sustainable energy group, to deliver a two megawatt (MW) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to support the integration and transmission of power from the Burbo Bank offshore windfarm near Liverpool, UK. The 90 MW Burbo Bank offshore wind farm has been in operation … Continue reading ABB to provide innovative energy storage solution for UK offshore wind energy

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ABB wins $30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy in the UK

ABB has won a $30 million order from ScottishPower Renewables to supply two SVC Light® Static Compensators (STATCOMs) that will smooth out the voltage fluctuations that are an inherent feature of intermittent wind energy. They will increase power transfer capability, improve power quality and enhance grid stability, enabling more energy efficient and reliable power supplies … Continue reading ABB wins $30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy in the UK

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ABB’s microgrid to power Aruba and support transition to renewable energy

ABB will provide an advanced microgrid to WEB Aruba N.V., the main power utility serving the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. ABB’s software, automation and control technologies will help WEB Aruba integrate solar and wind energy, forecast and plan better and optimize operations in real-time, while meeting Aruba’s growing demand for electricity.  The island is … Continue reading ABB’s microgrid to power Aruba and support transition to renewable energy

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India has installed capacity of 28 GW of wind energy

India’s wind energy sector is the fourth largest in the world. In an important milestone for India’s journey towards 24×7 power for all based on green energy, ABB India on Thursday said it has surpassed the 4.5GW mark with the delivery of over 2,000 wind power generators across the country. Currently, India has installed capacity … Continue reading India has installed capacity of 28 GW of wind energy

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Topaz and ABB renew longstanding vessel contract for wind farm support

Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel company, announced the renewal of its long standing contract with ABB for the Topaz Installer, Topaz’s specialized cable laying vessel. Under the terms of the contract, the Topaz Installer will provide ABB with cable-laying services in support of wind farms in the North Sea for a … Continue reading Topaz and ABB renew longstanding vessel contract for wind farm support

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ABB to supply special transformers for the world’s most powerful wind turbines

ABB will deploy 40 special transformers to equip wind turbines for an offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. The MHI Vestas Offshore Wind turbines are 195 m (640 ft) tall – around two-thirds the height of the Eiffel Tower – and weigh 1000 metric tons, approximately double a fully-loaded Airbus A380 plane. Its 80 … Continue reading ABB to supply special transformers for the world’s most powerful wind turbines

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ABB wins $80 million order to connect new offshore wind farm to the Belgian grid

ABB has won an order worth around $80 million from Rentel NV in Belgium to deliver an advanced cable system that will connect the offshore substation at the Rentel windfarm located off the Belgian coastline to the mainland close to Zeebrugge. The order was booked in the first quarter of 2016. ABB will design, manufacture … Continue reading ABB wins $80 million order to connect new offshore wind farm to the Belgian grid

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ABB wins order of more than $250 million to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm to UK grid

High-voltage cable system to enable renewable energy supply from Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm to around one million households ABB has won an order worth more than $250 million from the Danish energy company DONG Energy to deliver a 220-kilovolt (kV) high-voltage cable system that will connect the Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm … Continue reading ABB wins order of more than $250 million to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm to UK grid

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ABB’s energy storage system range showcased at Solar Energy UK 2015

One of the biggest challenges with solar energy is the fact it is unpredictable and its usage is not completely discretionary. By combining energy storage and load management capability with a traditional photovoltaic inverter, self-consumption and energy independence are significantly improved. On the residential side, ABB is unveiling its renewable energy accumulator and conversion technology … Continue reading ABB’s energy storage system range showcased at Solar Energy UK 2015

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ABB wins order to interconnect offshore wind power plants in France

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth around $25 million from the electrical transmission system operator RTE France to supply transformer products and services to create safe, reliable grid connections for ongoing offshore wind power projects that will help boost France’s renewable energy supply. The order was booked in … Continue reading ABB wins order to interconnect offshore wind power plants in France

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ABB wins major Dubai photovoltaic solar power project contract

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $20 million from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) to extend a substation that will integrate more solar energy into the grid, helping diversify Dubai’s energy mix to meet growing demand. As per the turnkey project, ABB will be responsible for … Continue reading ABB wins major Dubai photovoltaic solar power project contract

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ABB Wins $30 Million Orders to Provide Power Infrastructure for Wind Power in Brazil

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $30 million from Casa dos Ventos, a leading renewables company in Brazil, to provide substations and related power infrastructure enabling the efficient integration of power from two new wind complexes (comprising 13 wind farms) into the country’s transmission grid. The orders were … Continue reading ABB Wins $30 Million Orders to Provide Power Infrastructure for Wind Power in Brazil

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ABB & Pact To Bring Photovoltaic To Rural Myanmar

ABB will partner with Pact Myanmar to bring electricity in the form of solar power to approximately 3,500 individuals from villages in rural areas of Mandalay, Central Myanmar. With an estimated population of 51 million, Myanmar is a newly emerging country that has a per capita GDP of only around US$1,105, one of the lowest … Continue reading ABB & Pact To Bring Photovoltaic To Rural Myanmar

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ABB Wins Cable System Order for One of the World’s Biggest Wind Power Farms

$130 million order for the Walney Extension Wind Farm off the coast of England, which will be one of the biggest in the world, generating 660 megawatts (MW).     ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $130 million from DONG Energy, the Danish integrated energy company, to … Continue reading ABB Wins Cable System Order for One of the World’s Biggest Wind Power Farms

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