ABB US Substations business shifts to renewables focus with two new projects

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Substation projects: The wind farm will receive the EPC supply of a Collector Substation, utilizing its 38kV MV GIS switchgear technology in the design. This new collector substation will provide the customer with a Generator Step Up transformer complete with high voltage breakers, switches, instrument transformers, capacitor banks and the switchgear featured in a Power Distribution Center (PDC). ABB’s 34.5 kV GIS technology represents a new and exciting solution for the US wind market, embedding ABB in the forefront of this technology.

For a recent Utility Solar PV power plant located, ABB will provide a turnkey 34.5/230 kV solar collector substation featuring a new Generator Step Up transformer and a four collector feeder design with interconnection into adjacent utility switchyard. This project positions ABB as a key global supplier for EPC interconnection substations and power products for the solar marketplace.
ABB has become a key supplier of renewable interconnections to the grid. ABB’s global utility experience and product technology and engineering expertise in substations provides the value that this growing market segment requires.

ABB is the world’s leading supplier of power substation projects, delivering more than 5,500 substations rated up to 1100kV since 1900. Substations are the key element for transmission and distribution of electrical energy.

The focus of the Substations business, a business unit of ABB’s Power Systems division, is to build on the current backlog of Renewables projects and use the success of these projects as a showcase of ABB¹s ability to provide unmatched value through innovative technologies and expert project execution.

ABB 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 145,000 people. The company's North American operations, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, employ about 30,000 people in multiple manufacturing, service, engineering and other major facilities.

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