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ABB and Rolls-Royce announce partnership for microgrid technology and automation
April 02, 2019

ABB and Rolls-Royce announce partnership for microgrid technology and automation

Together the two companies will offer an energy-efficient microgrid solution for utilities, commercial and industrial entities.

BP and ABB announce collaboration through MEC frame agreement
March 07, 2019

BP and ABB announce collaboration through MEC frame agreement

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
March 06, 2019

ISA announces ISA Energy & Water Automation Conference

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.

ABB and SUSI partner for microgrid and energy storage projects
January 31, 2019

ABB and SUSI partner for microgrid and energy storage projects

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
December 07, 2018

ABB announces commissioning of two Italian digital substations

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.

ABB helps Portuguese island facilitate renewable energy transition
December 05, 2018

ABB helps Portuguese island facilitate renewable energy transition

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.

ABB to help Brazilian power company enhance electrical distribution
November 09, 2018

ABB to help Brazilian power company enhance electrical distribution

Power is generated by hydro plants located in the northern and western areas of the country and by wind farms located along the east coast. It is then transmitted over long distances to urban load centers located in the southeast.

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility
October 29, 2018

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility

The scope of supply includes 69kV high voltage air-insulated switchgear, UniGear medium-voltage switchgear, MNS low-voltage switchgear, power and distribution transformers, a capacitor bank, soft starter, IS-limiters and a process power management system.

ABB to help electrify Indian railways
October 17, 2018

ABB to help electrify Indian railways

The project is part of the 'Mission Electrification' initiative of the Indian Railways, which aims to convert an additional 24,000 kilometers of railways from fossil fuel to electrification.

ABB to help power Portuguese wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean
September 26, 2018

ABB to help power Portuguese wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean

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
September 17, 2018

ABB to highlight ABB Ability solutions at CEPSI 2018 in Malaysia

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
September 17, 2018

Rockwell Automation announces support for Energy Observer expedition

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.

ABB to upgrade process control for Belarus substation
August 29, 2018

ABB to upgrade process control for Belarus substation

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.

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Industrial Energy Systems Special Display
August 10, 2018

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Industrial Energy Systems Special Display

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
July 05, 2018

ABB to upgrade inter-island New Zealand HVDC link

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
June 22, 2018

ABB to help build Maharashtra, India digital substation

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),

ABB to supply microgrid solution for Australian power company
June 11, 2018

ABB to supply microgrid solution for Australian power company

The solution will connect an ABB Ability PowerStore 30 megawatt (MW) battery energy storage solution to the Electranet transmission system enabling the value stacking of storage in regulated energy market.

Rockwell Automation helps Irving Consumer Products automate Georgia plant
May 11, 2018

Rockwell Automation helps Irving Consumer Products automate Georgia plant

Multiple production lines are planned for this plant, the first of which will have Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000 and PowerFlex 755T integrated power systems from Rockwell Automation.

Schneider Electric announces Shonodeep Modak as Chief Marketing Officer for North America
April 18, 2018

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

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
April 17, 2018

ABB helps Australian power station enable microgrid solution

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).

Kaspersky Report: Energy and ICS Integration companies face highest chance of cyberattack
March 27, 2018

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

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
March 09, 2018

Elipse Software helps Taiwan power company enhance smart grid platform

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
March 08, 2018

ABB to help Washington D.C. strengthen electrical network

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.

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ABB to help enhance wind power for two Alaskan villages
March 07, 2018

ABB to help enhance wind power for two Alaskan villages

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.

Otis announces switch on of solar-powered Florence, SC facility
February 26, 2018

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

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
February 15, 2018

ABB to help Polish company enhance management of national power network

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
February 14, 2018

ABB to help German power company to upgrade power substation

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.

ABB to help enable first digital substation in Latin America
February 08, 2018

ABB to help enable first digital substation in Latin America

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
January 31, 2018

ABB helps establish power interconnect from Newfoundland to Nova Scotia

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.

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Phoenix Contact releases expanded voltage TRIO POWER range of power supplies
December 19, 2017

Phoenix Contact releases expanded voltage TRIO POWER range of power supplies

Two new models are designed for maritime navigation and radio communication systems. These bridge-and-deck power supplies feature DNV-GL shipbuilding approval and are optimized for EMI rejection. Phoenix Contact also offers a 12 V limited power TRIO POWER version that is NEC Class 2-certified.

ABB to help Iceland enhance electric vehicle infrastructure
November 15, 2017

ABB to help Iceland enhance electric vehicle infrastructure

ABB has reached an agreement with Reykjavik Energy for the delivery of 15 fast chargers. The fast chargers will boost the country’s charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and will all be commissioned by the end of 2017

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ENGIE announces acquisition of Fenix International
October 20, 2017

ENGIE announces acquisition of Fenix International

Fenix will be the first SHS company to join a major worldwide energy company, which puts the fight against climate change and energy access at the very center of its purpose.

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Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Power Sources Unlimited
October 09, 2017

Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Power Sources Unlimited

Sager Electronics, a North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announced that it has acquired the distribution and supply business of Power Sources Unlimited, Inc.

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GE announces GE Power’s Monitoring & Diagnostic Center to incorporate Predix-based Asset Performance Management (APM) software
October 09, 2017

GE announces GE Power’s Monitoring & Diagnostic Center to incorporate Predix-based Asset Performance Management (APM) software

Running GE Digital’s APM solution will help further prevent power outages by increasing the reliability of the thousands of power producing turbines and generators monitored by the M&D Center.

OSI to supply distribution management system to Texas power company
September 07, 2017

OSI to supply distribution management system to Texas power company

OSI’s solution will replace MSS’s legacy QEI system. This system will provide MSS with improved distribution operations.

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Siemens focuses on digitalization and engineering efficiency at Husum Wind 2017
August 30, 2017

Siemens focuses on digitalization and engineering efficiency at Husum Wind 2017

Under the slogan "Creating the most from wind – discover the value of digitalization", digitalization and engineering efficiency are main themes of this year's Siemens presentation at Husum Wind.

GATE Energy announces acquisition of PDI Solutions
August 14, 2017

GATE Energy announces acquisition of PDI Solutions

PDI will operate within the GATE Energy portfolio and collaborate with other GATE Energy companies to provide streamlined service to their clients. GATE Energy will retain all management staff following the acquisition. Founder Lee Iver will continue as President of PDI Solutions.

PULS announces acquisition of Etasyn
August 08, 2017

PULS announces acquisition of Etasyn

After the acquisition of Etasyn, the PULS group will be able to provide standard devices for DIN rails, modified standard devices as well as products that are completely custom-designed.

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OSI delivers SCADA system to Iowa utility company
August 04, 2017

OSI delivers SCADA system to Iowa utility company

Indianola Municipal Utilities is located in Indianola, Iowa and provides the city with electric, water and network services. The Indianola community has enjoyed the benefits of a locally owned, not-for-profit utility since 1890.

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Renewable energy storage to highlight Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA
August 02, 2017

Renewable energy storage to highlight Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA

H2+FC NORTH AMERICA, organized by Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), the U.S. subsidiary of German-based energy and industrial technology event organizer Deutsche Messe, will be staged alongside Solar Power International (SPI 2017) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from September 10-13, 2017.

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