ABB Completes Maritime Link HVDC Project

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For the first time ever, renewable energy generated in Newfoundland and Labrador will be transmitted to the North American grid in Nova Scotia.

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ABB commissions historical power interconnector in Canada

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ABB commissions historical power interconnector in Canada

Maritime Link HVDC project completed, enabling exchange of clean, reliable electricity between the Islands of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in the North American grid

ABB has completed the Maritime Link, formally handing over the interconnector to Emera, a leading energy and services company headquartered in eastern Canada. The link made history on December 8, 2017, by conducting the first exchange of electricity between the islands of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. It went into service on January 15, 2018 as ABB continues to work with Emera and the system operators in each province during initial operation. The Maritime Link is a 500 megawatt (MW) high-voltage direct current (HVDC) connection that will enable clean, renewable energy, generated in Newfoundland and... ... More: Official Press Release ABB

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