ABB wins the London power grid expansion contract

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ABB wins the London power expansion contract

the substation expansion project will enhance the safety and reliability of power supply in London

on December 1, 2005, Zurich, Switzerland -- abb, the world's leading power and automation technology group, announced today that it has won a US $46million contract from British National Electric Corporation to expand the capacity of two gas insulated substations in London. The expansion project is part of the current plan of British national electricity company to improve the reliability of London electricity

Peter Smits, head of ABB Group's power technology department, pointed out: "ABB's cutting-edge technology has been playing a role in helping London ensure the reliability of power supply. In terms of toys in cloth art, parents are invited to sew for us, including London underground. For these two substations, our excellent technology and our rapid delivery of installation and commissioning tasks in a short time are the main reasons why we win these additional orders, Yu Kai said."

abb will provide an additional set of 240MVA 400/132kv EHV Transformer, five sets of GIS switch bays and supporting cables and equipment for the 400kV substation in North London, which will be installed in the existing substation. At the 400kV substation in West London, abb will provide a set of 400/66kv EHV transformers and be responsible for the laying of 66kV cables

ABB will be responsible for the engineering design, civil construction, installation and commissioning of the two substations. ABB can integrate new switches into existing power station systems of 1 ton or more as soon as possible by using pre design, pre test and pre verification solutions, which can significantly reduce delivery time

abb () is a global leader in power and automation technology. It is committed to providing solutions to customers in the industrial and power industries to help customers improve production efficiency and reduce adverse effects on the environment. ABB Group operates in more than 100 countries and employs 103000 people

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