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ABB’s Power Grids business has been awarded an order from the Aibel/Keppel FELS consortium, which will design, construct, and build the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission system for the offshore wind connection project DolWin5.
ABB is the HVDC technology provider. This project will deliver 900MWof electricity from three wind farms some 100 kilometres off the German coast. It is scheduled for completion in 2024. The order includes the converter platform in the North Sea, as well as an onshore converter station located in Emden, Germany. TenneT is responsible for providing power links to the offshore wind farms in this cluster.