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Transformer solutions - highlights 2020

2020 was an eventful year for us during which we learnt to achieve higher levels of collaboration and resiliency. This page gives you highlights of our major developments.

Building on a legacy, transforming the future – Transformers

On July 1, 2020 two industry leaders came together to form the joint venture - Hitachi ABB Power Grids. 

 

Watch Bruno Melles, Managing Director of Business Unit Transformer share his thoughts on this occasion. 

1. Adding value - developments in our products, services and solutions

i) Digitalization of Transformers

Launch of the TXpert™ Ecosystem

Open, scalable, manufacturer agnostic ecosystem for digitalization of transformers

Launch of APM edge software

Asset Performance Management solutions for power transformers

Launch of online bushing monitoring

Combination of our TXpert Hub data aggregator with TXpert Ready sensors

Upgraded TXpert Hub

Data aggregation from DGA; bushing and tap-changer and other accessory monitoring devices

White papers on digitalization

Intelligent transformers from Hitachi ABB Power Grids to bolster Tata Steel operations

Reliable and quality power for Kuwait Steel Rolling Mill with Hitachi ABB Power Grids' digital transformer

Digital transformer enhances power system reliability at InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay

Enabling Chile to efficiently integrate renewables with digital transformers

ii) Promoting sustainability

Power transformers safe by design for people and the environment

ABB Power Grids and Stena Recycling in circular cooperation around transformers

White papers on sustainability

iii) Other developments

Transformers for addressing the unique challenges of rail infrastructure
Shunt Reactors quietly ensure the power grid’s quality and efficiency

Transformers with transient voltage protection for data centers

RC snubber circuits for distribution transformer protection from high frequency transient voltages

Tri-plex dry type transformers - specially designed to support challenging site installations for new and retrofit applications

Dry bushings range extension

Resin impregnated paper (RIP) GSA type up to 245 kV

Dry bushings range extension

Resin impregnated synthetic (RIS) Easydry type up to 245 kV

Vacuum on-load tap-changer range extension

Type VUBBE single phase for transformers up to 145 kV

Transformer insulation and components

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2. Virtual collaboration in the new normal

Upscaling of Remote Factory Acceptance Testing

Remote services with Augmented Reality

Remote services with customer connect center

Remote transformer condition assessment

Virtual Transformer Days November 10, 11, 2020 and available on demand

Virtual Exhibition Hall

3. More customer success stories

Integrating emission-free energy into the grid from the world’s largest single solar project

ABB to deliver 90 transformers to MHI Vestas’ offshore wind farm in the UK

World's biggest beet sugar factory in Egypt to be powered by ABB’s distribution transformers