ABB wins $26m Scottish wind order

Power and technology firm ABB has won an order worth around $26 million (£16m) to supply its gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for wind substations in Scotland. ABB will design, supply and commission its 420 kiloVolt GIS for SP Energy Networks, the Scottish Power company which owns and operates the power transmission and distribution network in southern […]

ABB wins $60m US power system order

Power and automation technology firm ABB has been awarded a contract worth around $60million (£37.9million) to replace a power transmission system in the US. The order from American Electric Power (AEP) includes engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station in Texas, which is expected to enable efficient power exchange […]

ABB wins $55m Brazilian wind power order

Engineering group ABB has won a $55million (£35.4million) contract to supply new substations and transmission infrastructure for Brazil. The company will install two 138kV overhead transmission lines to connect a new 400MW wind power plant to the national electricity grid. The project is part of the Brazilian Government’s efforts to increase wind power generation for […]