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ABB Wins $26 Million Order to Power Refinery in Greece

Integrated electrical and automation solutions to optimize production at Elefsina refinery Zurich, Switzerland, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $26 million from Hellenic Petroleum SA to provide an integrated power and automation system for the upgrade of Hellenic Petroleum's Elefsina refinery, west of Athens. The environmentally friendly refinery...

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Busbars

ABB to Provide Electrical Upgrade Solution for Nuclear Power Plant in Finland

Solution will enhance reliability of Olkiluoto power plant Zurich, Switzerland, Aug.14, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from the Finnish power producer TVO for power solutions to enhance reliability and ensure trouble-free and safe operations at the Olkiluoto 1 and 2 nuclear power plant units. ABB has best-in-class technologies, significant domain...

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Miscellaneous Panels

ABB Wins $28-Million Power Order in India

400 kV GIS substation to provide compact solution and strengthen western grid Bangalore, August 25, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $28-million order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), for a 400-kV (kilovolt) gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substation to strengthen the power transmission network in the country's western grid. The...

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Automation Systems

ABB Wins $120 Million Hydropower Order in Switzerland

Integrated solution to help balance and secure reliable power supplies Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 21, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $120 million from Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG (KLL) related to the construction of a new hydropower plant and energy-storage facility in eastern Switzerland. The order was booked in the third quarter. The...

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ABB Wins $19 Million Automation Lifecycle Support Contract in South Pacific
Control Panels

ABB Wins $19 Million Automation Lifecycle Support Contract in South Pacific

Three-year contract for Vale Inco's New Caledonia nickel and cobalt plant Houston, TX, July 16, 2009 - ABB, the world's leading power and automation technology group announced it was recently awarded a three-year service contract worth approximately $19 million, by Vale Inco Nouvelle Caledonie. Under this contract, awarded during the second quarter of 2009, ABB will provide onsite process control...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

ABB Wins $25 Million Power Order in Peru

Electrical and automation solutions for Machu Picchu hydropower plant extension Zurich, Switzerland, July 6, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply electrical and automation solutions worth $25 million for an expansion of the Machu Picchu hydroelectric power plant in Peru's Cusco region, about 1,300 km east of the capital, Lima. A second powerhouse built...

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Motor Controllers and Drives

ABB Wins $28 Million Order to Power Seawater-Desalination Plant

World's largest reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant with capacity of 500,000 cubic meters per day to provide drinking water for 5 million people Zurich, Switzerland, June 22, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $28 million from environmental solutions company Hyflux for a turnkey electrical solution to power the world's largest membrane...

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Air / Gas Compressors

ABB Wins $223 Million Oil-and-Gas Order in Algeria

Technical solutions will reduce gas flaring to lower environmental impact Zurich, Switzerland, June 9, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth about $223 million from Sonatrach, the Algerian oil and gas company, for three gas plants in Algeria. Scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2012, the project includes new compressor trains,...

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Circuit Breakers

ABB Wins $140 Million Power Orders in Mexico

Substations to expand power capacity and improve reliability Zurich, Switzerland, May 26, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $140 million from the Mexican national power utility for substations and SVC (Static Var Compensator) solutions to help expand power capacity, extend the transmission and distribution network, and improve grid reliability. The...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

ABB Wins Orders Worth $100 Million to Strengthen Saudi Arabia's Power Network

New substations to help strengthen transmission and distribution network Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $100 million for substations to strengthen Saudi Arabia's transmission and distribution network. ABB will design, supply, install and commission three 110-kilovolt substations that will serve the growing power...

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