29 Sep '16, 2pm

ABB wins $85 million in orders to strengthen power grid in Canada

The upgrade will implement state-of-the-art circuit breakers, power transformers and shunt reactors, and is driven by the increasing demand for power and the need to integrate new sources of renewable energy. HQ operates one of the largest 800 kV networks in the world, a large part of which was originally developed in the 1960s and 1970s, and ABB has been involved in the modernization of its power infrastructure over decades. “We are pleased to continue supporting Hydro-Québec, in their ongoing efforts to strengthen Canada’s power infrastructure,” said Claudio Facchin, President of ABB’s Power Grids division. “ABB’s leading-edge technologies will help boost the integration of renewables, deliver additional power and enhance transfer of electricity over long distances. Ultra-high voltage transmission is a key focus area within our Next Level strategy and a key differentiato...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44836/abb-wins-8...

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