Hitachi ABB Power Grids wins $20 M transformer order
Switzerland, Zurich: Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. announced on 17 February that it has received a $20 million order from TEİAŞ.
The company is to supply the transmission system operator for electricity in Turkey with power transformers for an ambitious grid expansion project that will bring affordable power to remote regions across the country. This project will reduce reliance on unreliable and polluting local energy sources, such as diesel generators, and enable a high-quality and uninterrupted supply of electricity.
This major commitment to installing a modern power system in these remote, rural regions will enable further industrial investments, such as factories and other businesses, providing employment and stimulating the economy.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ transformer business will supply several 62.5 MVA and 100 MVA, 154 kV power transformers. The company’s proven track record for high quality and reliability makes these transformers ideal for this modern system and remote location.
“We are proud to be supplying TEİAŞ with transformers for this massive power grid investment in Turkey,” said Bruno Melles, Managing Director of Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ transformer business. “Helping people gain access to reliable grid electricity is essential for a sustainable energy future that will have electricity as its backbone.”
Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ local presence in Turkey is an important part of supporting the installed base of transformers. Region-specific expertise is combined with the advantages of TrafoStar™ platform to deliver proven technology, with world-class reliability and quality.
Source: Hitachi ABB Power Grids