ABB wins contract at UK offshore wind farm

ABB has won a contract to supply transformers for the 8.25 MW turbines planned at the 330 MWà‚ Walney 3 East offshore wind farm off Cumbria, England.
Walney 3 offshore wind facility
The engineering giant will provide 40 9.7MVA transformers specially designed to fit inside the door frame of the MHI Vestas turbines.à‚ 

They will weigh around 30 per cent less than a similar standard transformer, it said.

“These transformers are specially designed to meet the specific application needs of the most powerful wind turbines,” said ABB Power Grids division president Claudio Facchin.

The wind farm has been developed by Walney Offshore Windfarms Limited, a partnership between DONG Energy and Scottish and Southern Energy.

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