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Siemens to Supply Power Plant in United Arab Emirates

Follow-up order for Shuweihat power plant Siemens Energy has received a follow-up order from the emirate of Abu Dhabi for the construction of a turnkey combined cycle power plant. The company will build the Shuweihat S3 plant together with its Korean partner Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. approximately 260 kilometers west of Abu Dhabi. Purchaser is a consortium comprising the Japanese...

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ABB Wins Ultrahigh Voltage Power Transformer Order in India

Electrical and automation technology to maximize efficiency in new ArcelorMittal plant Zurich, Switzerland, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order to provide electrical and automation equipment and related services for a new seamless-tube mill and pipe production plant in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The project is a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and the...

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ABB Wins $50 Million Mining Order in Peru

Electrification and automation systems for high-altitude copper mine and concentrator plant Zurich, Switzerland, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $50 million order from Minera Chinalco Peru S.A. to supply electrification and automation systems for a new copper mine and concentrator plant. The delivery includes Extended Automation System 800xA for plant wide...

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ABB Wins $30 Million Solar Power Plant Order in Spain

New substations and equipment to expand power grid and enhance reliability Zurich, Switzerland, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $30 million order from GA Solar, part of the Gestamp Corporation, to deliver a 13 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in northern Spain. Once connected to the grid, the plant will supply up to 22.6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of...

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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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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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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

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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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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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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