ABB sets another record with ultrahigh-voltage power project in China

Zurich, Switzerland, Jan.11, 2010 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced the successful ‘open-line’ test for Pole 1 of the 800 kV (kilovolt) UHVDC (ultrahigh-voltage direct current) Fengxian converter station in Shanghai, in close cooperation with State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC). This test was accomplished in a record time of just two years from receiving the order, a year ahead of schedule….more at ABB