Industry News

  1. ABB Expands Transformer Portfolio With Launch Of New Products
    11/14/2018

    ABB recently launched the world’s first dry-type (oil free) digital transformer, named the ABB Ability TXpert Dry, and another innovative product called TXpand at its ABB Customer World (ACW) event in Xiamen, China.

  2. ABB Wins Significant Asset Management Solution Order In China
    11/14/2018

    Jiangsu Electric Power Company, one of the largest subsidiaries of State Grid of China Corporation (SGCC), which supplies electricity to more than 80 million people, has selected ABB Ability Ellipse Asset Performance Management (APM) solution to manage and optimize assets across its electrical grid operations.

  3. ABB Enables World’s First HVDC Grid In China
    11/13/2018

    The Zhangbei high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grid in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area of China will enable the integration of remote wind, solar and hydro energy in a transmission ring that ensures op-timization of power flow.

  4. ABB Developing DC Backbone For High-Power EV Chargers
    11/5/2018

    ABB announced recently that the company is engaged in a collaborative R&D project with North Carolina State University to develop the underlying power systems required to support rapid charging of electric vehicles (EVs).

  5. ABB Wins Major Order To Enable Transmission Of Clean Energy In Central Asia
    10/18/2018

    ABB will supply high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations in Tajikistan and Pakistan as part of a World Bank-supported $330M order to be executed as a consortium project with Spanish Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) company, Cobra, which will be responsible for the construction and installation of the associated substations.

  6. Portland General Electric Announces Ambitious Smart Grid Test Bed
    10/11/2018

    Today, Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) announced plans to file a proposal for a Smart Grid Test Bed that will integrate smart grid technology on a scale never before attempted in the United States. Slated to begin next year, the project aims to accelerate PGE's vision for a clean energy future through partnering with customers to decarbonize the grid.

  7. Runestone Electric Association Selects Aclara Power Line Communication Technology For Advanced Metering Infrastructure Upgrade
    10/11/2018

    Minnesota-based Runestone Electric Association (REA) recently replaced an aging power line carrier system with the Aclara TWACS® power line communication (PLC) technology for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), reducing read times of its over 1400-square-mile system from 27 hours to 30 minutes.

  8. Mon Power Relocates Transmission Line For Construction Of Corridor H Bridge In Tucker County
    10/11/2018

    Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), relocated a half-mile stretch of a high-voltage transmission line in Tucker County for the construction of a new Corridor H highway bridge that is part of a West Virginia initiative to increase economic prosperity in historically hard-to-reach communities.

  9. New Pagbilao Substation To Cater To New Generating Capacities In Quezon
    10/10/2018

    With large capacity generation being built to address the rising demand for power, NGCP is also gearing up to support the entry of these power generation units to the grid

  10. Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Selects Landis+Gyr For Smart Grid Deployment
    10/9/2018

    Landis+Gyr (SWISS: LAND.SW) and Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) have reached a contract agreement for an advanced metering technology upgrade to better manage peak demand and member services.