Hyundai awards ABB contract for power plant in Bangladesh

Swiss-Swedish power and automation company ABB has won an order from the Hyundai engineering and construction company to supply a turnkey electrical balance of plant solution, including a 132kV substation that will support a 360MW power plant in Bangladesh.

The power plant and substation, scheduled for completion in 2013, will be located in Haripur, on the outskirts of Dhaka.

As part of the turnkey electrical balance of plant solution, ABB will also design, supply, install and commission the 132kV substation.

Key equipment supplies include gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), the generator transformer, auxiliary and distribution transformers, generator circuit breakers and medium-voltage switchgear.