Articles & News on Power & Energy

IHS Markit releases “Energy Efficiency in Industry” report

  • News

There are four of the key trends noted in the IHS Markit “Energy Efficiency in Industry” report, which includes industry case studies for smart metering, energy storage, motors, and switchgea

BP and ABB announce collaboration through MEC frame agreement

  • News

BP has appointed ABB as one of its global Main Electrical Contractors (MEC) for the provision of engineering, procurement and construction of electrical equipment for BP Upstream Major Capital Projects.

ISA announces ISA Energy & Water Automation Conference

  • News

The conference program will feature technologies and best practices that apply to multiple infrastructure sectors. Today’s challenges include leveraging data analytics in a meaningful way, navigating the new world of IIoT with safety and cybersecurity in mind, and applying the insights of recent Smart Cities Initiatives to improve operations.

The Year of Decentralization: Energy trends heading into 2019

  • Feature

By Jürgen Resch, COPA-DATA As the EU sets the pace in the global race against climate change, this article forecasts the key trends for energy in 2019, which will reaffirm Europe's position in the global renewable energy market.

The Case for Wireless Power Transfer

  • Feature

By Henry Boger, Independent Consultant Wireless power transfer eliminates the need for batteries and the replacement of batteries by a skilled technician who is required to go part way up a 100-foot distillation tower on the midnight shift.

ABB and SUSI partner for microgrid and energy storage projects

  • News

The global energy transformation brings challenges and opportunities for the power sector. These include ensuring power availability and managing complex grids with a growing number of diverse, distributed energy resources and a high penetration of renewables.

ABB announces commissioning of two Italian digital substations

  • News

Key supplies to the substations include ABB Ability-based automation and control systems, intelligent protection equipment, transformers with sensors, digitally enabled switchgear and advanced communication systems.

Skkynet Cloud Systems helps Siemens enhance digitalization and remote monitoring for Argentinian pow

  • Case Study

Tricco was tasked with developing a secure and reliable way to collect data from control systems running at power plants located hundreds of kilometers from the Siemens office. The first phase was to be a pilot—to connect his WinCC OA SCADA system to a Siemens T3000 DCS running at a power plant located about 100 kilometers from Buenos Aires.

Skkynet Cloud Systems helps Siemens enhance digitalization and remote monitoring for Argentinian pow

  • Case Study

Tricco was tasked with developing a secure and reliable way to collect data from control systems running at power plants located hundreds of kilometers from the Siemens office. The first phase was to be a pilot—to connect his WinCC OA SCADA system to a Siemens T3000 DCS running at a power plant located about 100 kilometers from Buenos Aires.

ABB helps Portuguese island facilitate renewable energy transition

  • News

The modular ABB Ability PowerStore microgrid solution and Microgrid Plus automation system will enable EEM to increase the island’s adoption of solar and wind power and raise the share of renewables in the energy mix from 15 to 30 percent.