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Fluor Corp. has awarded a contract to ABB for the supply of the S+ Operations SCADA package at Fluor's 125 MW Arlington Valley Solar Project (AVSE II) in Arlington, Ariz.

ABB says S+ Operations will support 60,000 redundant tags with 1,000 historian logs. Hardware provided includes one RTU, 67 network switches, a GPS clock, control room furniture, two server/client PCs, one client PC, eight communication servers, two printers, UPS backup power supply, and one engineering station.

"We look forward to working with Fluor in developing this first-of-a-kind 125 MW solar PV project," says Mark Taft, senior vice president and general manager of ABB Power Generation. "We are excited to deliver our integrated SCADA solutions, including system engineering, integration of system components, telecommunications, and total project management and execution."

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