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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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ABB Power Products Protect China's First Offshore Wind Farms

ABB Power Products Protect China's First Offshore Wind Farms

Zurich, Switzerland, January 27, 2010 -- China is committed to produce at least 100 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2020. The first two installations in what is probably the world's largest clean energy project - the 102 megawatt (MW) Donghai Bridge and the 201 MW Jiangsu Xiangshui - are nearing completion. All 168 turbines will be equipped with ABB power products. The two wind farms are the...

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Low-Voltage Switchgear enhances arc-flash protection.

Promoting system reliability and arc flash protection, AKD-20 utilizes EntelliGuardÂ-® G low-voltage circuit breakers, available from 800-5,000 A with fault ratings up to 150 kAIC, and EntelliGuard TU Trip Unit. Optimized footprint can use 22, 30, or 38 in. section sizes when possible, and lack of ventilation openings protects operators from vented hot ionized gases. Also included, ZSI system...

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Remote Racking Device employs medium-voltage safety feature.

Meeting needs of safety-conscious maintenance personnel, Low-Voltage Switchgear Remote Racking Device lets operators move up to 30 ft away from draw-out breaker during racking procedures. Push of start button draws circuit breaker out with 115 V motor in gearbox, and another push racks circuit breaker back into place. Cable-connected, handheld device permits remote control of gearbox and racking...

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Low-Voltage Switchgear lessens electrical system lifecycle cost.

Able to identify feeder breaker circuit location where ground fault exists without additional hardware, Entellisys(TM) 4.0 also offers features built-in redundancy and converts all metering values to amps and volts in IEEE floating point format. Zone-based protection enables detection, in as little as 25 ms, of arcing faults in equipment while maintaining selectivity. Other features include...

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ABB Wins Metals Order in Saudi Arabia

Electrical and automation technology to maximize efficiency in new ArcelorMittal plant Zurich, Switzerland, January 6, 2010 - 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...

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London Array: Siemens to Provide Grid Access for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

With its 175 Siemens wind turbines and a total capacity of 630 megawatts (MW) the London Array offshore wind farm will following completion be the largest of its kind in the world. After Siemens Energy was already appointed to supply the turbines for the wind farm, the company also received the order to connect London Array to the power supply network. Purchasers are Dong Energy, E.ON and Masdar,...

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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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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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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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