VILNIUS Dec 17 Swiss-Swedish engineering group
ABB ABBN.VX has signed a contract to build a 270 million euro
power cable between Sweden and Lithuania, Lithuania's grid
operator said on Friday.
"Today in Vilnius, the Swedish and Lithuanian power grid
operators signed a 270 mln euro contract with Swedish energy
company ABB, which will produce and install a 300 kilowatt HVDC
cable for the NordBalt power interconnection," the grid company
said in a statement.
It said Hans Holmstrom from ABB, Mikael Odenberg from
Svenska Krafnat and Virgilijus Poderys of Lithuania's Litgrid
signed the agreement.
(Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis)