ABB powers Africa’s largest gas-insulated switchgear installation

Feb 07, 2019 · Gas-insulated electrical substation to strengthen power reliability in Johannesburg. A thriving city and a global financial hub, Johannesburg is the largest metropolis in South Africa. The substantial increase in economic and population growth over the last decade has increased the need for more reliable power. To address the needs of growing electricity demand, Sebenza substation will supply help in the delivery of an additional 30 percent electricity into the national grid.Get price

Projects of ABB in Africa

In South Africa ABB delivers its largest 132kV high voltage gas insulated switchgear board as part of a multi-million rand order to the countryutility, City Powernew Sebenza intake substation. The biggest rehabilitation project in the history of Egypthydroelectric power industry has been completed in the modernization of Aswan hydroelectric power plantGet price

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substation. Together, the plants will generate enough clean energy to power around 36,000 South African homes and displace around 130,000 tons of carbon faithful every year. The substation deploys our compact and robust gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) technology, and will be accommodated in a multi-storied building.Get price

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ABB has bagged an order from Bots- wana Power Corporation to build the new 400/220 kilovolt (kV) Isang substation, located in Gaborone, the capital of Bots- wana. The substation will support the integration of electricity from the 600 megawatt Morupule ‘B’ power plant into the national grid.Get price

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ABB was awarded an order valued 3 million ZAR for a new 33kV substation at Anglo American Platinum’s Thembelani 2 shaft project in Rustenburg in South Africa’s North West province. The original substation installation at the Thembelani 2 Shaft was successfully completed by ABB and, based on their satisfaction with its performance;Get price

GIS for digital substations - Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Hitachi ABB Power Grids' GIS can be equipped with control, protection and communication feature for smooth integration into substation automation systems using IEC 61850. For connection to the IEC 61850-9-2 process bus, non-conventional instrument transformers (NCITs) for GIS with merging units are used for sampled values for protection and metering.Get price

Substations Electrification - Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Hitachi ABB Power Grids indoor and underground substations are compact solutions, designed to blend in with their surroundings, and almost unnoticeable to the general public.Get price

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As a result, the local utility partnered with ABB to build a GIS substation with a full scope of ancillary equipment. ABB provided the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the three substations ranging from 115 kV to 38 kV, to finally 13.2 KV with a combined total of 122 bays.Get price

Renewables integration - Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Hitachi ABB Power Grids offers a range of scalable substation solutions that help to efficiently integrate renewable energy into the transmission grid and distribution network. Our in-depth knowledge of renewable power generation technologies and comprehensive experience with grid codes and utility practices in use around the world enables us to provide grid connection solutions for all types of renewables power plants.Get price

GIS Solutions for Power Generation and Transmission Services

Eskom employees in South Africa log on to the company intranet and use GIS mapping tools to view extensive transmission line data. This customized Map Viewer tool shows the location of a downed transmission tower and a photo. Employees can add other layers of information or access other maps relevant to their jobs. ArcGIS Data Models for theGet price

Global GIS Substations Market 2021 Growth Analysis – ABB, GE

Apr 07, 2021 · A recently published report titled Global GIS Substations Market 2021 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 by broadly analyzes the market’s critical aspects such as the vendor landscape, market dynamics, and regional analysis.Get price

ABB to upgrade landmark substation in Helsinki

Jun 05, 2018 · As part of the project, ABB replaced an outdoor air-insulated switchgear (AIS) installation with its innovative compact gas insulated switchgear (GIS) technology, freeing up 70 percent of the space occupied by the old facility, and locating the new substation within a stunning edifice that has become a renowned city landmark.Get price

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insulated switchgear (GIS) substation at the Ras Al Khair power plant that will export 800 megawatt (MW) of power from the plant to the national transmission grid to feed a new aluminum smelter. The scope of supply includes high voltage outdoor gas-insulated switchgear, communication and auxiliary systems and IEC 61850-compliantGet price

ABB South Africa delivers substation to Sasol Secunda - April

ABB has delivered a complete modular packaged substation to Sasol’s Secunda plant in Mpumalanga, almost eliminating unplanned power outages during annual shutdown periods. The mobile substation is made up of 14 panels of UniGear ZS1 medium voltage (MV) switchgear, future-proof protection and control technology.Get price

Substation Equipment – High Voltage Technology

The major project management companies in the region being ABB, Siemens, Alstom, Sasol, Consolidated Power, Trans Africa Projects, and many other independent industrial, mining and manufacturing end user companies. Regional Utilities, Eskom, NamPower, Botswana Power, EDM, Zesa, KPLC, Zesco, South African regional distributors.Get price

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[email protected]: South Africa : 010 202 6995 +27 10 202 6995; English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho, Tsonga, Xhosa Find out what makes working at ABB uniqueGet price

Sebenza – biggest substation in SA in 10 years – CONCO Group

Nearing its final months of completion, the Sebenza 400/275/88kV substation constructed and project managed by Consolidated Power Projects (CONCO) for City Power, will be the biggest substation to be built in South Africa in the past ten years. It will also be one of the main intake substations in the north eastern region of Johannesburg making it one of the country’s hubs that is set to stimulate much needed economic growth.Get price

ABB’s substation helps Indonesia leverage its geothermal

Oct 08, 2019 · ABB will supply a prefabricated substation to harness geothermal power on Sumatra island. ABB’s grid solution will connect the new geothermal power plant near Rantau Dedap, located in a volcanic complex in a remote highland part of South Sumatra, far from the island’s main transmission system. The plant provides 220 megawatts of carbon-free electricity – enough to power almost 500,000 local homes.Get price

ABB delivers its largest high voltage gas insulated

ABB South Africa has delivered its largest 132 kV high voltage gas insulated switchgear (GIS) board as part of a multi-million rand order to City Power’s new Sebenza intake substation. The 132 kV GIS board comprising 38 bays is the largest such high voltage board ABB has supplied in Africa. GIS is a compact metal encapsulated switchgear consisting of high-voltage components such as circuit-breakers and disconnectors, which can be safely operated in confined spaces.Get price

Steve Eagar - Senior Project Engineer at ABB Power Grids

132kV Pennyville Switching Substation - Johannesburg City Power. Roles: Lead Engineer - Protection, control, and SCADA. Software design of protection and control IED configuration with extensive GOOSE interlocking (ABB RED670, REB670, REF630); substation gateway/RTU configuration using IEC61850 as well as Energy Meter configuration (Itron SL7000).Get price

ABB delivers largest multi-million rand high voltage gas

Jun 23, 2016 · ABB South Africa has delivered its largest 132kV high voltage gas insulated switchgear board as part of a multi-million rand order to City Powernew Sebenza intake substation. The new 1000MVAGet price

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Automating the biggest power plant in Africa. Kusile power station will be the world’s fourth largest coal-fired power station when fully operational in 2020. For this massive project ABB is supplying a comprehensive control system, software, and instrumentation solution for all six of the stations 800 MW generating units.Get price

Reference Ardnacrusha Gis Substation in Ireland

A refurbishment project was undertaken by ESB Networks in 2015 to replace the aging outdoor air-insulated substation (AIS) to an indoor gas-insulated switchgear (GIS). Hitachi ABB Power Grids designed, installed and commissioned 18 bays of 145 kV GIS type ELK-04 that offered a compact footprint with minimized environmental impact due to its modular design.Get price

Martin Mhlongo - Commissioning Engineer - ABB | LinkedIn

Commissioning of all Plant Equipment such as Power Transformers, Current Transformers, Voltage Transformers, Capacitor Banks,etc Acceptance Testing of 765KV Protection Schemes at ABB factory, Represented the Grid on Computer Aided Testing Work Group Substations Security work group, Protection Settings Audit,Get price

Girish Sahoo - Sales Manager - Power Grids, EPC Channel

Girish Sahoo Sales Manager - Power Grids, EPC Channel, South Southern Africa at Hitachi ABB Power Grids City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa 500+ connectionsGet price

ABB’s substation helps Indonesia leverage its geothermal

Aug 10, 2019 · ABB’s grid solution will connect the new geothermal power plant near Rantau Dedap, located in a volcanic complex in a remote highland part of South Sumatra, far from the island’s main transmission system. The plant provides 220 megawatts of carbon-free electricity – enough to power almost 500,000 local homes.Get price

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There is a 400 kV gas-isolated switchgear (GIS) substation with ABB switchgear, and 220 kV and 132 kV GIS substations. The 400 kV substation is the largest in the world, with 31 bays of GIS switchgear within a building measuring 531 feet (162 metres) long, 52 feet (16 metres) wide and 52 feet (16 metres) high.Get price

ABB wins million order for eco-efficient substation in Germany

In 2015, ABB successfully commissioned a substation using the AirPlus™ switchgear technology for a 170-kV GIS substation in Zurich, based on the alternative gas mixture. The new 380-kV Obermooweiler GIS substation, is a further milestone, positioning ABB at the forefront of eco-efficient innovations.Get price

Bhekisisa Zwane - Managing Director - Self-employed | LinkedIn

Johannesburg Area, South Africa I commissioned some systems within Eskom’s power stations i.e. Kriel, Komati and Grootvlei (Internal Arc Protection on MV) I commissioned a Medium impedance Bus-zone scheme for City Power at Delta Substation(Randburg)Get price