Carbon Capture and Storage

Northern Lights - Øygarden plant, Norway

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Customer challenge

Northern Lights will be the first ever cross-border, open-source CO2 transport and storage infrastructure network. Phase one of the project will be completed mid-2024 with a capacity of up to 1.5 million tonnes of CO2 per year.

  • JV betweenEquinor, Shell and TotalEnergies.
  • Capacity to deliver up to 5 MT/Y CO2 storage service to the EU market.
  • Part of the Longship project

ABB Solution

ABB will ensure reliable Power and Process control through a complete electrical system from the grid connection, through MV/LV distribution to power consumers and the ABB Ability™ System 800xA for controlling the Process Power and theintegrated  process & safety system. The system will in normal operations be operated remotly from the Sture terminal. The system will be controlled locally from a modern Control Room based on our Extended Operator Workplace ( Compact solution) and extended with our Digital solutions to increase operational efficency ( Dashboard framework, Alarm & Safety Insight)


C02 receiving and export terminal


Temporary storage of 1,5 MT C02 per year, including Jetty and CO2 injection


Reliable process power and grid connection, and Integraded PCS/SIS with remote control facilities from the Sture Terminal to support the low mannde operational philosophy

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