The construction of a facility in the bedrock reduces the energy demand for seawater flow. Despite this Andfjord focuses on its own production of renewables, from an on-site wind turbine and future solar power.
ABB's scope of automation, instrumentation, telecommunications and power distribution includes design, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning. The first facility is scheduled to be operational in the summer of 2020.
“We have a comprehensive experience with such solutions for the entire business chain in the industry, from production of fish feed and fish farming facilities to slaughterhouses and processing of seafood,” says Gunnar Hide, head of aquaculture in ABB.
Lars Wasa Andersen, sales specialist for aquaculture in ABB, points out that Andfjord's new aquaculture concept supports several of the UN's sustainability development goals, including:
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 144,000 employees.