Hitachi Energy and Equinor Partner to Accelerate Energy Transition
Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader, announced it has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Equinor, one of the world’s largest energy companies, to collaborate within electrification, renewable power generation and low-carbon initiatives worldwide.
The agreement underlines both companies’ commitment to accelerate the energy transition and advance a more sustainable, flexible and secure energy system.
Initial areas of focus for the collaboration include developing standardized base designs to be applied for high-voltage direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) transmission systems to connect offshore wind farms and Equinor production facilities to mainland power grids.
Niklas Persson, Managing Director of Hitachi Energy’s Grid Integration business said: “Together we make a strong team that will support the society to reach the goal of the Paris Agreement and create a sustainable energy future for all.
“Hitachi Energy has been a reliable supplier to Equinor for many years. This strategic collaboration agreement is a signal of joint ambitions to increase our competitiveness in the ongoing energy transition."
The scope of the agreement covers the complete spectrum of Hitachi Energy’s portfolio of power grid technologies and solutions.