ABB wins major fast-track turnkey contract to create SSEPD’s new Sloy high voltage indoor substation

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded a major fast-track turnkey project by Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) to construct the replacement for the Sloy 132 kV substation that serves a large area of Western Scotland as well as providing the grid connection for SSE’s most powerful hydro-electric power plant. The use of ABB’s state-of-the-art high-voltage gas insulated switchgear (GIS) technology will enable the new substation to be constructed within a compact, low profile granite-clad building designed to blend in with its surroundings in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.

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