ABB secures DolWin5 order
ABB has secured a €10.6
million order for digital products and services to support the DolWin5
(Epsilon) offshore grid connection project in Germany. ABB will provide
a system for IT infrastructure, OT1 security, plant-wide condition monitoring,
SCADA2 and remote access services to facilitate stable power transmission
to the German national grid.
(Epsilon) platform will facilitate the transfer of 900 MW of electricity
from three connected offshore wind farms in the North Sea 100 km off the
German coast to the onshore grid. In addition to an offshore converter
platform, there is an onshore converter station located in Emden/Ost in
ABB received the order from Aibel Keppel consortium ANS5 in Norway. Aibel/Keppel
FELS consortium has been tasked to design, construct, and build the High
Voltage Direct Current transmission system. Initial operations for DolWin5
(Epsilon) are due to commence in 2024.
“This order enables ABB to leverage its expertise in remote, unmanned
operations and advanced digital services with the shift to a more diversified
energy mix,” said Per Erik Holsten, Managing Director, ABB Norway.
“With our intelligent project delivery experience, ABB is uniquely positioned
to assure the safety,security and reliability of renewable assets worldwide.
We look forward to supporting the delivery of clean, efficient power for
Germany’s energy transition.”
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