Articles & News on Power & Energy

ABB to help power Portuguese wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean

  • News

ABB has been selected to deliver its WindSTAR transformers specifically designed for floating wind turbines, to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

ABB to highlight ABB Ability solutions at CEPSI 2018 in Malaysia

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Highlights from ABB’s showcase include solutions that can enable digitalization and enhance the grid, in line with this year’s conference theme, “Re-imagining utility of the future.”

Rockwell Automation announces support for Energy Observer expedition

  • News

To help ensure 24-hour energy autonomy throughout its global expedition, the Energy Observer uses a combination of intermittent renewable energy: solar panels, wind turbines, lithium-ion batteries and a hydrogen production system.

CP Automation helps enhance power capabilities for UK port

  • Case Study

As part of a larger infrastructure investment, CP Automation recently installed a Riello 3/1 phase UPS system at 40 kVa at one bustling UK port to improve the duration of its power supply.

ABB to upgrade process control for Belarus substation

  • News

As part of the upgrade, the substation will be equipped with digital technology. ABB will supply protection and control equipment, an ABB Ability MicroSCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system and a digital process bus.

The Evolution of the Smart Grid

  • Feature

By Nick Boughton, Boulting Technology This article explains how the timeline of power grid modernization, including the convergence of disparate systems, has led to the evolution of the smart grid.

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Industrial Energy Systems Special Display

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During HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018, the show’s organizer will feature top energy management solutions in the new Industrial Energy Systems (IES) special display area. Key industrial energy systems innovators will discuss and demonstrate how to drive energy efficiency and ensure power quality in the manufacturing facility.

ABB to upgrade inter-island New Zealand HVDC link

  • News

The link is an element of the country’s transmission system and is used as an energy-balancing system, between the two islands. ABB Ability MACH control system, which acts as the brain or nerve center of the link will be a key component of the upgrade.

ABB to help build Maharashtra, India digital substation

  • News

ABB has received the order from the Engineering and Procurement Company (EPC) Stelmec Ltd. for this digital substation which will be operated by Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MSETCL),

Monitoring and Managing the Unpredictable: 3 challenges for renewable energy

  • Feature

By Alan Binning, COPA-DATA UK Renewables are set to be the fastest-growing source of electrical energy generation in the next five years. This article explores three common issues for renewables — managing demand, combining distributed systems and reporting.