Articles & News on Power & Energy

ABB to help Washington D.C. strengthen electrical network

  • News

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

  • News

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.

ABB to help German power company to upgrade power substation

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ABB has won an order worth around $45 million from German transmission system operator TransnetBW to upgrade a substation in Philippsburg, in the southwest German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Three Strategies for Testing Cabling

  • Feature

By Matt Collins, ide Systems It’s essential that engineers know how to test cables effectively to ensure they are fit for purpose. This article explains what engineers should look for when testing electrical cabling.

COPA-DATA helps Slovenian energy utility company enable remote monitoring capabilities

  • Case Study

The plant control system refurbishment with zenon resulted in an operational cost reduction of 30 per cent and a 15 per cent production increase through the elimination of downtime and sub-optimal operation.

ABB to help enable first digital substation in Latin America

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When fully operational, these projects are intended to produce enough clean energy to power more than 350,000 households, reducing CO2 emissions from conventional generation by more than 1.5 million tons.

ABB helps establish power interconnect from Newfoundland to Nova Scotia

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The Maritime Link is a 500 megawatt (MW) high-voltage direct current (HVDC) connection that will enable clean, renewable energy, generated in Newfoundland and Labrador to be transmitted to the North American grid in Nova Scotia.