ABB has commissioned and handed over the DolWin2 offshore wind transmission link to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.
The high voltage direct current (HVDC) link includes a 320 kV converter station positioned on a platform about 45 km offshore. The station connects up to three offshore wind farms to the mainland power grid in Germany, according to ABB.
USA, Tennessee: ERMCO, a U.S. manufacturer of distribution transformers and transformer components, has made an agreement to acquire GridBridge Corporation, a privately held power delivery systems company, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
“Teaming up with GridBridge was a strategic decision prompted by increasing customer requests for advanced power management capability,” said Bill Reffert, President and CEO of ERMCO.