ABB Cable Breakthrough Promises Greater Integration of Distant Renewables

Sun, 2014-10-05 11:18 -- SCC Staff

Council Associate Partner ABB has launched the world´s most powerful underground and subsea power transmission cable system which will enable greater integration of distant renewables and interconnections. 

The 525 kilovolt (kV) extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system will make renewable energy installations more efficient and cost-effective.
“This major technology breakthrough will change the feasibility of renewable energy projects and play a defining role in using underground and subsea high voltage cables to integrate renewables over long distances,” said Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of ABB.

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