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Power Milestones

ABB in Canada is pleased to present you with a few of our Power milestones.


ABB is commissioning three transformers featuring the safety solution, the arc-resistant, dry-type transformer technology for BC Hydro’s Hydro Bridge River project. ABB's "Safety by Design" technology protects nearby utility workers from serious injury or death.


ABB is delivering FACTS solutions to BC Hydro to help strengthen the power grid as population in Southern British Columbia is set to double over the next 20 years. ABB's scope includes the design, supply, install and commission of three series capacitors.


ABB is upgrading NB Power's HVDC back-to-back converter station in New Brunswick. The project scope includes the latest converter valves, control and protection system, DC apparatus and cooling systems. The Converter Station is recognized by IEEE as a technology milestone.


ABB’s FACTS technology is helping reinforce stability and reliability of Hydro-Québec’s power grid. ABB is upgrading two Static Var Compensators at the Albanel substation that provide fast-acting reactive power compensation for the 735 kilovolt electricity network.


ABB provides the most comprehensive portfolio of products, systems and solutions along the solar PV value chain that enable the generation, transmission and distribution of solar power for both on-grid and off-grid applications.


ABB is building an advanced distribution substation (named Madison) in the St James area of Winnipeg that will help improve reliability and connectivity while upgrading the overall existing infrastructure. The substation will be energized in early 2016.

*Some images shown illustrate similar projects at other sites.