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Hitachi-ABB wins $900m order for Egypt-Saudi power link

Countries will exchange excess renewable energy via 1,350 km cable

Hitachi will adopt high-voltage direct current equipment to develop the cross-border grid connecting Egypt with Saudi Arabia.

TOKYO -- Japanese industrial conglomerate Hitachi has won a bid to build an electric power cable that will allow Egypt and Saudi Arabia to share surplus electricity generated by renewable sources.

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