Hydrokinetic converters

Hydrokinetic technologies allow to generate electric power using water currents, thus providing renewable energy with zero emissions. Benefit from ABB’s technology and know-how in the field of renewables.

ABB’s power converters allow feeding the energy from hydrokinetic sources, such as tides, waves and rivers, to the grid in an efficient and reliable manner.  

ABB hydrokinetic converters are based on ABB’s platform for frequency converters which have been installed in thousands of applications worldwide. They are designed for reliable operation in the harshest environments.

Key product features

  • Robust and proven design for high reliability and availability
  • Optimized power utilization
  • Fault ride-through and grid code compliance
  • Modular design for easy customization
  • Maximum efficiency and productivity at low operational expenditure

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