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Thursday, 04 February 2016 10:43

Lithuania integrated into Baltic grid with HVDC link

Lithuania integrated into Baltic grid with HVDC link Photo: ABB

Switzerland, Zurich: ABB has commissioned and handed over the LitPol Link, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link connecting the power grids of Lithuania and Poland, to the Lithuanian transmission system operator Litgrid.  

For the LitPol Link, ABB was responsible for the design, engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the converter station, including power transformers, thyristor valves, and other high-voltage equipment, the manufacturer states in the press release.

LitPol is part of the European Union’s Baltic Ring initiative aimed at interconnecting the grids of nine countries around the Baltic Sea – Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Latvia. The LitPol Link now closes the Ring.

Source: ABB
Photo: ABB

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  • Continent: Europe
  • Category: Business