ABB wins power transmission order worth $550 million from Irish grid operator

Ireland-U.K. power link to strengthen grid reliability and security of supply

Eirgrid, the Irish transmission system operator, has ordered a 500-megawatt (MW) transmission system using HVDC Light (high-voltage direct current), an ABB technology with environmental benefits that include neutral electromagnetic fields, oil-free cables, low electrical losses, and compact converter stations. The solution also provides features such as 'black start' capability, a way of restoring power after a blackout without the aid of external energy sources.

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