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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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ABB and Solar Impulse start historic round-the-world flight

ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, is proud to accompany Solar Impulse and its crew on the first round-the-world flight in a plane powered only by energy from the sun. The airplane is scheduled to take off from Abu Dhabi tomorrow.   In 2014, ABB and Solar Impulse formed an innovation and technology … Continue reading ABB and Solar Impulse start historic round-the-world flight

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ABB to build cable system for Denmark offshore wind farm

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth over $100 million from Energinet.dk, the Danish transmission system operator, to build an alternating current (AC) cable system that will enable the integration and transmission of power from the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm to the mainland grid. As Denmark’s largest offshore … Continue reading ABB to build cable system for Denmark offshore wind farm

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Solar Energy to Power a Flight Around the World

ABB and Solar Impulse have formed an alliance ahead of the plane’s historic round-the-world journey championing the role of innovation and technology in reducing resource consumption ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, is proud to accompany Solar Impulse and its crew on the plane’s flight around the world powered only by energy from … Continue reading Solar Energy to Power a Flight Around the World

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ABB to provide cable solution for offshore wind power in Germany

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to design, engineer, supply and install an Alternating Current (AC) power transmission cable system that will connect Butendiek, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter … Continue reading ABB to provide cable solution for offshore wind power in Germany

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ABB secures $55m order for UAE photovoltaic solar energy

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million from Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), the leading power utility in United Arab Emirates (UAE), to build a substation that will integrate power from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park. The order was awarded in the … Continue reading ABB secures $55m order for UAE photovoltaic solar energy

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Vestas and ABB to collaborate on wind energy projects in Kenya

Vestas and ABB sign MOU to jointly develop power technology and system integration solutions for remote off-grid and micro-grid communities. Initial efforts to focus on Wind for Prosperity projects in Kenya.    Solving the technical challenge of stabilizing and controlling off-grid and micro-grid power generation solutions is essential for Wind for Prosperity projects to succeed.  … Continue reading Vestas and ABB to collaborate on wind energy projects in Kenya

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ABB to Enable Integration of Wind Energy in Alaskan Island Microgrid

ABB, the leading power and automation group, will install its PowerStore, an integrated commercial flywheel technology to integrate with a battery system on Kodiak Island in Alaska to enable the integration of more renewable energy from an expanded wind farm to its microgrid and also to address stability challenges that will arise from a crane … Continue reading ABB to Enable Integration of Wind Energy in Alaskan Island Microgrid

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ABB to Supply Cable for Offshore Wind Power in the UK

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $30 million from DONG Energy, a leading wind power development company, to supply a high-voltage export cable system that will transmit power from the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. ABB’s project scope includes the design, engineering, supply … Continue reading ABB to Supply Cable for Offshore Wind Power in the UK

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ABB and Volvo form global partnership for electric and hybrid bus fast-charging

ABB, the leading power and automation group, announced today a partnership with Volvo Buses, one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, to co-develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open standards-based direct current (DC) fast charging systems. The cooperation creates a city-wide standardized charging system for electric and electric hybrid buses that can charge … Continue reading ABB and Volvo form global partnership for electric and hybrid bus fast-charging

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ABB Wins $40 Million Order to Provide Cable Link for Offshore Wind Farm

Submarine AC cable will enable integration of clean wind energy in Denmark. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $40 million from Energinet.dk, the Danish transmission system operator, to build an alternating-current (AC) power cable system that will help integrate and transmit power from the Horns Rev 3 … Continue reading ABB Wins $40 Million Order to Provide Cable Link for Offshore Wind Farm

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The levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of wind power is rapidly gaining equilibrium with other energy sources

The levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of wind power is rapidly gaining equilibrium with other energy sources, making it one of the most attractive options for utilities and developers looking to increase the penetration of renewables in their portfolio. However, the LCOE of wind energy can vary widely from wind farm project to project, and … Continue reading The levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of wind power is rapidly gaining equilibrium with other energy sources

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ABB Cables To Connect 400 MW Offshore Wind Farm With UK Grid

High-voltage power cables to connect Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm with UK national grid. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine AC (alternating current) power cable system for a new wind farm, located off the coast of Norfolk. The underwater cables will feed … Continue reading ABB Cables To Connect 400 MW Offshore Wind Farm With UK Grid

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Project allows mid-Atlantic island to boost wind power capacity while maintaining stability of grid

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has delivered and commissioned a microgrid control solution that enables the island of Faial in the Atlantic ocean to add more wind energy to its power mix without destabilizing the network. Faial is one of nine volcanic islands in the Azores, a Portuguese archipelago located midway between … Continue reading Project allows mid-Atlantic island to boost wind power capacity while maintaining stability of grid

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FG Emvelo among chosen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) bidders for round 3 of South Africa’s REIPPP

The 100 MW Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant will be based on Novatec Solar’s linear Fresnel technology, and will be the largest linear Fresnel plant in the world. FG Emvelo (Johannesburg) has been selected to build a 100 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) project in Northern Cape Province. Additionally, Total SA (Courbevoie, France) and Sonnedix … Continue reading FG Emvelo among chosen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) bidders for round 3 of South Africa’s REIPPP

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ABB Wins Offshore Wind Energy Connection Project in German North Sea

Sub-sea AC link connecting Sandbank offshore wind farm to the SylWin alpha offshore HVDC converter station. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT to supply an AC (alternating current) power transmission link connecting Sandbank, an offshore wind farm in the German North … Continue reading ABB Wins Offshore Wind Energy Connection Project in German North Sea

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ABB successfully commissions Thornton Bank offshore wind farm connection

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the subsea transmission link connecting one of the largest offshore wind farms in Europe to the Belgian grid. The Thornton Bank project, executed for the Belgian company C-Power NV was completed on schedule. The transmission link was constructed as part of an expansion of … Continue reading ABB successfully commissions Thornton Bank offshore wind farm connection

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ABB positions world’s most powerful offshore wind energy connector in the North Sea

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has installed the world’s highest-voltage offshore converter station in the North Sea. Alternating current electricity generated in three wind farms off the coast of Germany will be converted on the platform into high-voltage direct current (HVDC) for transmission to the mainland. The 320 kilovolts converter station has … Continue reading ABB positions world’s most powerful offshore wind energy connector in the North Sea

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ABB and Baldor wind turbine technology recognized at new SWiFT facility in Texas

The Department of Energy (DOE), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), National Wind Institute of Texas Tech University (NWI/TTU), and Group NIRE (NIRE) formally commissioned the SWiFT (Scaled Wind Farm Technology) test facility on July 9th in Lubbock, Texas. ABB was invited to attend the special event, and was recognized as among the companies that provided key … Continue reading ABB and Baldor wind turbine technology recognized at new SWiFT facility in Texas

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ABB to produce photovoltaic inverters in South Africa as solar market expands

Production to start in 2014, delivering central inverters with a capacity of up to 1,000 kW Zurich, Switzerland, May 23, 2013 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, plans to start production of central inverters in South Africa to support the rapidly growing local photovoltaic (PV) market and local content requirements. ABB plans … Continue reading ABB to produce photovoltaic inverters in South Africa as solar market expands

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