ABB to supply substation for 1.1GW thermal power plant in New York, US

2017-03-21 - Energy Business Review article - March 17, 2017
ABB has been awarded with a contract from Bechtel Infrastructure and Power to deliver a turnkey substation solution for a 1.1GW combined-cycle power plant in New York State.

In this connection, a 345kV gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substation will be constructed for the new combined cycle natural gas-fueled power plant in Dover developed by the Cricket Valley Energy Center.

Upon completion of the project in 2020, the electricity generated by it will be integrated by the substation into the New York transmission grid.

ABB Grid Integration business managing director Patrick Fragman said: “This advanced GIS substation will boost transmission capacity, improve efficiency and enhance power reliability for millions of New Yorker consumers.

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