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Georgia Hospital Chooses Cummins Power Generation for Growing Electrical Needs of 'Healthcare Hub'

Date: April 21, 2009 MARIETTA, GEORGIA, USA - WellStar Kennestone Hospital is often described as the healthcare hub for east and north Cobb and south Cherokee counties of Georgia. Located 20 miles north of Atlanta and one of the largest medical facilities in the state, the hospital's reputation and popularity are demonstrated by the sheer number of annual visits made to its emergency room, which...

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Turbines

Medium-Voltage Switchgear is designed for wind turbines.

Operating at 36 kV, NX Plus C Wind has compact design that can be readily accommodated in wind turbine towers. This gas-insulated switchgear installs in base of wind turbine tower and can fit through its door. In most applications, wind turbine with its generator supplies electrical energy at 690 V. Downcircuit converter matches frequency to wind farm's network and ensures stable voltage level....

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Miscellaneous Stations

ABB Wins $56 Million Substation Orders in Algeria

Compact GIS substations to strengthen industrial and residential power supplies Zurich, Switzerland, April 6, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $ 56 million from Algeria's state-owned power company, Sonelgaz, to supply two substations and ten mobile substations. The orders were booked in the first quarter. One 60-kilovolt (kV) gas-insulated...

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Switchgear

ABB Commissions Switchgear Rated at More Than 1 million Volts

Switchgear a key component of safe and reliable ultrahigh-voltage AC transmission Zurich, Switzerland, March 23, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has commissioned a switchgear rated to handle more than one million volts (1,100kV), touching new heights in terms of global voltage levels. The ultrahigh-voltage gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) has a switching capability of...

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ABB Wins $400 Million Power Order in Kuwait
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ABB Wins $400 Million Power Order in Kuwait

Substations to strengthen transmission grid, help meet rising demand Zurich, Switzerland, March 17, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $400 million from Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity and Water for three new substations to improve the country's electrical transmission grid. ABB will design, supply, install, test and commission the...

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Transformers

ABB Wins Major BC Hydro Retrofit Contract in Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia, March 4, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, announced today that it has been awarded an $18 million contract by BC Hydro at the utility's G.M. Shrum (GMS) power generation station located at Hudson's Hope, British Columbia. The work is to be carried out in three stages, with the first phase to be completed by August 2009 and the balance...

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Miscellaneous Controls

ABB Wins $ 63-Million Power Order in Saudi Arabia

Upgraded substations will increase capacity and strengthen power network Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 17, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $63 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia's national power transmission utility, to upgrade 15 substations in the country's Eastern and Central provinces. The substations are spread...

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Cummins Power Generation Provides Backup Power Along the Remote North Shore of Minnesota
Electrical Power Generators

Cummins Power Generation Provides Backup Power Along the Remote North Shore of Minnesota

GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA, USA - The North Shore of Lake Superior in northeast Minnesota is enjoyed by residents and visitors because of its remote location and secluded woods. But this remoteness can bring risk as harsh winds blow rough storms off the largest of the Great Lakes. For the thousands of residents who live in the North Shore region, the wooded area and frequent storms raise concerns...

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Circuit Breakers

ABB Wins $22-Million Contract in Italy

Power and automation systems to increase the reliability of oil refinery Zurich, Switzerland, November 10, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today it has won, in first half of 2008, a contract worth over $22 million from Eni Raffineria di Gela SpA for the turnkey supply of a new high-voltage substation, integrated automation and electrical power systems and...

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Circuit Breakers

ABB Wins $8.7 Million Automation and Power Order for SCA Ortviken's New Pulp Line

Integrated process and electrical systems to expand capacity, increase efficiency and improve quality Houston, Texas, December 1, 2008 --ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $8.7 million to supply power and automation equipment to SCA Ortviken's new pulp line at its paper mill in northern Sweden. ABB's delivery includes an integrated process and...

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