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Schneider Electric announces Shonodeep Modak as Chief Marketing Officer for North America

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Modak will join both the Global Marketing and North America Operations Leadership Teams, reporting directly to Annette Clayton, CEO and president, North America Operations and Chris Leong, Chief Marketing Officer.

ABB helps Australian power station enable microgrid solution

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ABB’s microgrid solution includes a 30 megawatt (MW) battery energy storage system, which is one of the largest of its kind to be deployed in a gas-fired power plant. A 30 MW battery energy storage system can supply 6,000 homes with the power supply, where the average supply would be 5 kilowatt (kW).

Operating in the Renewable Energy Generation

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By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation According to Apple, the large green spaces, wellness centre and 805,000 square-feet of solar panels at its second campus makes it the best office in the world. This article explains how large businesses can benefit from renewable energy.

Kaspersky Report: Energy and ICS Integration companies face highest chance of cyberattack

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The Kaspersky Lab report, “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in H2 2017,” also found that for all other industries (manufacturing, transportation, utilities, food, healthcare, etc.) the proportion of ICS computers attacked ranged from 26 percent to 30 percent on average. The vast majority of detected attacks were accidental hits.

Elipse Software helps Taiwan power company enhance smart grid platform

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Based on Industry 4.0 concepts, this technology runs in an XMPP server cloud and compiles IEC 61850-8-2 XMPP and IEC 61850-7-420 protocols for DER (Distributed Energy Resource) via a plug & play gateway.

ABB to help Washington D.C. strengthen electrical network

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The Capital Grid project was initiated to replace aging grid infrastructure and increase transmission capacity in the District of Columbia and Maryland, to address current and future energy needs.

ABB to help enhance wind power for two Alaskan villages

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ABB will partner with the communities of Deering and Buckland to install modular “plug-and-play” microgrids that will leverage ABB Ability Microgrid Plus automation system and PowerStore storage technology, to maximize the adoption of wind power.

ABB delivers microgrid and storage system to help Jamaican power company integrate renewable energy

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As part of an initiative to integrate more renewable sources into its energy mix, JPS has incorporated about 160 MW of renewable energy into the power grid, accounting for about one quarter of its total generation capacity.

Otis announces switch on of solar-powered Florence, SC facility

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The installation is part of Otis’ sustainability efforts and is anticipated to beat the Florence facility’s five-year greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal of 15 percent, compared to 2015 energy consumption, by year three.

ABB to help Polish company enhance management of national power network

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This is the first installation in Continental Europe to provide a detailed network model which will support the safe operation of PSE’s national power network and its interface within the European energy market. The initiative is part of Poland’s efforts to upgrade and modernize the country’s grid.