ABB wins $40 million order to enable power link in south China
Advanced power technologies to facilitate transmission of 5,000 MW of clean hydro-power across 1,950 km via Dianxibei-Guangdong UHVDC link
ABB has won an order of over $40 million to provide advanced power equipment to the 800 kilovolt (kV) Dianxibei-Guangdong ultra-high-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link. The project, operated by China Southern Power Grid Company Limited, one of the country’s two major grid operators, is expected to transmit 5,000 megawatts (MW) of power over a distance of more than 1,950 kilometers. The order was booked in the third quarter of 2016. ….