Technology milestones

2000 to today

2014

ABB introduces the world´s first 525 kV extruded HVDC cable system.

2008

ABB commissions the longest (580 km) and most powerful submarine cable link in the world, based on HVDC technology, with a transmission capacity of 700 MW, interconnecting Norway and the Netherlands.

2006

ABB introduces SafeMove, permitting robots to safely share their working environment with humans.