Swedewater was founded in 1980 and produced the first thyristor water cooling unit (WCU) in 1982. It was incorporated into ASEA in 1983 and became a part of ABB in 1987. The unit specializes in cooling system with deionized water.
Today, cooling systems from ABB cover over 50% of the HVDC & SVC installations globally. They are available with cooling capacities from a few kilowatts up to several megawatts and are customized solutions for special applications and environments as well.