ABB to supply microgrid to help integrate wind & solar energy in Jamaica

By Michelle Froese ABB will supply an ABB Ability enabled microgrid and storage system to help integrate renewable wind and solar energy into the large tropical island’s power supply, reducing the need for fossil fuels and lowering the carbon footprint. ABB’s microgrids, due in part to their size and power are ideal for remote locations like islands, which cannot easily be connected to main power grids.
ABB’s 24.5-MW microgrid facility and energy storage system will enable power availability when solar and wind sources are interrupted due to cloud cover, reduced wind or other factors.
“This is one of the most significant projects to be undertaken

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