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ABB launches all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications

ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB launches today TruONE, an all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications. TruONE is the world’s first true ATS to package all the necessary sensors and controllers into a … Read the full press release

Two articulated electric buses using ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology went into service in Geneva

First e-buses with ABB’s world-record flash-charging technology go into commercial service ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology was a hot topic today as two articulated electric buses, the first of their kind in the world, went into service … Read the full press release

ARC Advisory Group names ABB global market leader in SCADA systems in newly released report

New ARC report proclaims “ABB’s Grid Automation business is at the forefront of grid automation and digitalization” ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has been named as the global market leader in SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems for the … Read the full press release

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By … Read the full press release

ABB rapidly staffs up its robotics division

ZURICH, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In March, the artificially intelligent AlphaGo computer system beat Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol in four games of Go, with just one loss. This was a historic match. It was the first time that the world … Read the full press release

ABB to upgrade the control and protection system for Sweden-Denmark Konti-Skan HVDC transmission link

ABB AbilityTM MACHTM control system will boost energy exchange in upgrade of Sweden-Denmark Konti-Skan link ZURICH, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has won an order worth around $30 million from Svenska Kraftnät in Sweden and Energinet in Denmark. ABB will upgrade the control … Read the full press release

ABB to showcase advance sensor measurement for smart grids at CIRED 2017

ZURICH, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The pioneering technology leader, ABB, will present papers on the latest sensor technology. The sensors are an advanced solution for measuring currents and voltages, and a perfect solution to evolutionary market trends.The advance sensor measurement for … Read the full press release

ABB unveils three-phase string solution for cost efficient large decentralized photovoltaic systems

ZURICH, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s latest addition to the TRIO family, the TRIO-TM is a three-phase string solution with power ratings up to 60kW, for cost efficient large decentralized photovoltaic systems. Suitable for both commercial and utility applications, and for … Read the full press release

ABB opens new traction transformer production facility in Longmeadow, Johannesburg

ABB’s new factory in Johannesburg reinforces company’s Africa focus and supports growing need for sustainable transportation ZURICH, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB today (03 May 2017) inaugurated a new traction transformer production facility adjacent to its South African headquarters in Longmeadow, … Read the full press release

ABB introduces next-generation medium-voltage UPS for mission critical facilities including data centers

ZURICH, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s PCS120 MV UPS was introduced to the market in London, at Data Centre World, and in Houston, Texas, at ABB’s largest customer event, ABB Customer World. ABB’s PCS120 MV UPS is a next-generation medium-voltage uninterruptible … Read the full press release

ABB to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 new electric freight locomotives in India

Compact and reliable traction transformers to boost railways and support economic growth ZURICH, 21-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 new electric freight locomotives in India. The new locomotives … Read the full press release

ABB unveils modular and scalable “plug and play” microgrid solution for distributed power generation

Modular microgrid offers scalable, containerized solution for easy transport, fast and safe installation and commissioning ZURICH, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB today announced a modular and scalable “plug and play” microgrid solution to address the globally growing demand for flexible … Read the full press release

ABB energized a 1,200-kilovolt (kV) ultra-high-voltage power transformer

Pioneering 1,200-kilovolt alternating current transformer technology for India’s ultra-high-voltage grid plan ZURICH, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has developed, manufactured and energized a 1,200-kilovolt (kV) ultra-high-voltage power transformer to support India’s plans to build a 1,200 kV transmission system, supplementing … Read the full press release

DONG Energy grid company Radius signed with ABB for the delivery of giant Li-ion battery for Copenhagen’s Nordhavn district

COPENHAGEN, 17-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For the first time in Danish history, giant batteries are to be integrated into the power grid. The trailblazing innovation will be introduced in Nordhavn, the biggest urban development project ever undertaken in Denmark. Radius has … Read the full press release

National Grid USA implements ABB outage management system

National Grid USA implements ABB outage management system in New York and Massachusetts ZURICH, 17-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has successfully combined the recently implemented ABB network management system with an outage management software solution for National Grid USA in … Read the full press release

ABB launches scalable power distribution and protection solution for use in data centers or hospitals

Uninterruptible power distribution in a single system to increase power reliability and protection in data centers and hospitals ZURICH, 17-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB launches a scalable power distribution and protection solution for use in mission-critical applications such as data centers … Read the full press release

ABB survey of leading utilities shows increased importance of information technology and operational technology integration

ZURICH, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Global survey of leading utilities reflects increased importance of integrating information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) A global survey of over 200 executives at electricity, gas and water utilities increasingly believe that IT-OT integration is … Read the full press release

ABB main partner of the longest rail tunnel in the world the Gotthard Base Tunnel

ABB is a main partner of the “Gottardo 2016” project Geneva / Zurich, Switzerland, 20-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Gotthard Base Tunnel, the longest rail tunnel in the world, will be officially opened in June this year. A wide … Read the full press release

ABB study shows 64% return on investment from turbocharger upgrades

Zurich, Switzerland, 19-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Independent study shows ABB turbocharger upgrades further improve engine performance and reduce fuel consumption. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced study results1 showing a 64% return on investment from turbocharger upgrades. The … Read the full press release

ABB to supply variable speed drive solution for dual pinion ball mill at the PT Semen Bosowa Maros cement plant in Indonesia

The drive system has the highest energy efficiency amongst all variable speed drives in the 6MW power range. It is also the first drive system for a grinding application with a permanent magnet motor in this power and torque range. … Read the full press release

ABB intends to drive $1 billion in white-collar cost savings, free up $2 billion in cash and become more active in value-creating acquisitions

Unlocking additional value through realignment of unique power & automation offering New Power Grids division brings No. 1 power & automation offering to utilities, strategic portfolio review of this division initiated New Electrification Products division combines leading low- and medium-voltage … Read the full press release

ABB, MeteoGroup to equip 140 container ships from Maersk Line with advisory software to optimize routes

ABB and Dutch weather forecasting specialist, MeteoGroup, have won an order to outfit 140 container vessels with software to optimize routes Zurich, Switzerland, 18-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation group, is working with MeteoGroup to equip … Read the full press release

Royal Philips, ABB to collaborate in China for the integration of Philips Hue connected lighting system for the home with ABB’s i-Jia home automation system

Philips’ Hue will be seamlessly integrated with ABB’s i-Jia, a smart home control system, to give Chinese consumers an amazing connected lighting experience and further the adoption of smart homes in China. Shanghai, China, 1-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: … Read the full press release

5G will be tested in one of Boliden’s mines to further improve safety and productivity

The fifth generation mobile network, 5G, is to be tested at one of Boliden’s mines. The test is a partnership between several major players and Boliden’s aim is to further improve safety and productivity in the mine environment. STOCKHOLM, 8-6-2015 … Read the full press release

BT to support ABB in the transformation and management of its global communications infrastructure

BT’s networked IT services to help ABB employees to work more collaboratively and more securely in more than 100 countries LONDON, 1-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BT today announced it is supporting ABB in the transformation and management of its global … Read the full press release

ABB to accompany Solar Impulse on the first round-the-world flight in a plane powered only by energy from the sun

ABB and Solar Impulse share vision of decoupling environmental impact from economic growth Zurich, Switzerland, 9-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, is proud to accompany Solar Impulse and its crew on the first round-the-world flight … Read the full press release

ABB registered more patent applications with the European Patent Office than any other Swiss-based company in 2014

In 2014, ABB filed more patent applications in Europe than any other company in Switzerland, for the second consecutive year Zurich, Switzerland, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, registered more patent applications with the … Read the full press release

ABB successfully closed the divestment of its Full Service business to Nordic Capital in line with its commitment to continuous portfolio optimization

Transaction successfully completed on December 30, 2014 Zurich, Switzerland, 06-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully closed the divestment of its Full Service business. The transaction was completed on December 30, 2014, for an … Read the full press release

ABB wins $30 million contract from Public Service Electric & Gas to supply gas-insulated switchgear to strengthen transmission infrastructure in New Jersey

Gas-insulated switchgear to strengthen transmission infrastructure in New Jersey Zurich, Switzerland, 17-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth over $30 million from Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) to supply … Read the full press release

ABB developed and tested 525kV extruded HVDC cable system to make renewable energy installations more efficient and cost-effective

525 kV voltage sets world record for extruded HVDC cable technology, doubling power flow and extending range to enable greater integration of distant renewables and interconnections Zurich, Switzerland, 21-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has … Read the full press release