PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

ABB Wins $580-million Power Transmission Order in Europe - New transmission link strengthens integration of Baltic energy markets with northern Europe
ABB Wins $580-million Power Transmission Order in Europe

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Zurich, Switzerland, 2010/12/20 - New transmission link strengthens integration of Baltic energy markets with northern Europe. NYSE: ABB

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $580 million from Svenska Kraftnät of Sweden and LITGRID turtas AB of Lithuania to supply a new power transmission link between the Nordic and Baltic regions.

ABB will deliver a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system comprising two converter stations and cable to transmit 700 MW (megawatts) of electricity with minimum losses across a distance of more than 400 kilometers.

“The new transmission link, based on HVDC Light technology will increase capacity, facilitate power exchange, enhance grid reliability and improve the security of electric supply at both ends” said Peter Leupp, head of ABB's Power Systems division.

ABB will design, engineer, supply and commission two 700 MW, ±300 kV (kilovolt) converter stations using ABB’s HVDC Light technology, one in Nybro, Sweden, the other in Klaipeda, Lithuania. The order also includes the supply and installation of two 300 kV underwater cables, each 400 km long, and land cables of the same voltage in Sweden and Lithuania.

The system incorporates special features such as active AC voltage support providing greater network stability and black-start capability providing faster grid restoration after a blackout. The system is capable of being integrated into a future pan-European grid with the evolution of the DC grid concept, under discussion around the world.

The project will be supported by EU (European Union) funding and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2015. The Estonia-Finland Estlink, delivered by ABB in 2006 was the first interconnection, integrating the Nordic and Baltic energy markets.

HVDC Light technology offers several environmental benefits, such as neutral electromagnetic fields, oil-free cables and compact converter stations. It is the ideal solution to connect remote power sources like renewables to mainland networks, overcoming distance limitations and grid constraints, while ensuring robust performance and minimal electrical losses.

ABB (abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 117,000 people.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Manufacturing/Robotics articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


ABB Wins $580-million Power Transmission Order in Europe

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

ABB |
Publisher Contact: Thomas Schmidt - ABB.com 
+41 43 317 6568 media.relations[.]ch.abb.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Manufacturing/Robotics via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd / Company Profile


Read Manufacturing/Robotics Most Recent Related Newswires:

Raritan Signs SYNNEX Corporation as Distributor of Data Center Product Portfolio
PPG Expert to Present on Sprayable Transparent Functional Coatings At 2017 Smart Coatings Symposium
BASF Presents its Updated Polyurethane Portfolio At SIMAC 2017 in Milan
Outokumpu Prodec High Machinability Bar to be Supplied by IMS in the Benelux
Fraunhofer TechBridge Launches SunRISE Challenge II in Partnership with DSM and Greentown Labs, Seeking Innovations in Solar Energy
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Introduces New Laser Scanning Technology for Portable Measuring Arm Systems
ADVA Optical Networking Launches Hypervisor for Optical Network Virtualization
Master Builders Solutions® At BetonTage Trade Show in Neu-Ulm
BASF and the European Space Agency to Develop Digital Services for Farmers
Rockwell Automation Releases FactoryTalk View V9.0 Software to Improve Insight into Plant Processes
BASF Acquires Rolic AG - A Specialist in Light Management for Advanced LCD/OLED Displays
Energy-efficient, IIoT-supported, Electro-hydraulic Products Unlock New Opportunities for Manufacturers Finds Frost & Sullivan
GE Introduces its New SeaLyte* Vessel Control and Dynamic Positioning Systems
ITT's Cannon Brand Introduces High-Performance ARINC 801 Fiber Optic Connector Series
BASF Strengthens Collaboration with Grolman in Europe

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)