- Published: 28 September 2007 28 September 2007
ABB has won an order worth more than US$ 400 million from the German utility E.ON Netz GmbH to supply the power equipment that will connect the world's largest offshore wind farm to the German grid.
ABB will connect the 400MW Borkum-2 park using its HVDC Light (high-voltage direct current) transmission technology, Located more than 100 kilometres off the German coast in the North Sea, it will be the most remote wind farm in the world. The wind farm is expected to be operational in September 2009. ABB is responsible for system engineering including design, supply and installation of the offshore converter, sea and land cable systems and the onshore converter.