Industry News

  1. 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.

  2. UC Santa Cruz Developing Solar And Storage System With ForeFront Power
    11/13/2018

    The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) has partnered with ForeFront Power to develop a 2 megawatt (MW) solar parking canopy structure plus energy storage system that will provide clean, reliable electricity to the campus over a 20-year term

  3. PPL Electric Utilities, GE Power Collaborating On Distributed Energy Technology
    11/13/2018

    PPL Electric Utilities and GE Power Digital announced a joint initiative to develop and test software to manage and control electricity from renewable and stored energy sources

  4. 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.

  5. GE Signs Agreements To Supply Equipment And 12-Year Maintenance Services For The 330 MW Thar Energy Limited Power Plant In Pakistan
    11/7/2018

    GE Power announced that it has won equipment and services deals worth more than US$ 60M to power and provide critical maintenance services for a period of 12 years for the 330 megawatts (MW) Thar Energy Limited (TEL) Power Plant in Pakistan

  6. INNIO Completes Carve-Out From General Electric And Emerges As Stand-Alone Energy Company
    11/6/2018

    INNIO recently announces that Advent International has completed the acquisition of GE’s Distributed Power business and is now a stand-alone energy company rebranded as INNIO. The transaction includes the Jenbacher and Waukesha product lines, the digital platform and related services offerings, with main operating sites in Austria, Canada and the United States.

  7. 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).

  8. ABB Wins $40M Order For Eco-Efficient Substation In Germany
    11/5/2018

    ABB has won an order of around $40 million from German transmission grid operator TransnetBW to upgrade a high-voltage substation in Obermooweiler, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

  9. Siemens Affirms Its Strong Commitment To Africa With Agreements And Projects On Electrification, Industrialization, Mobility And Vocational Training
    10/30/2018

    Siemens will partner even more closely with the African countries Togo, Egypt and Rwanda in the areas of power supply, industry, transport and vocational training

  10. 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.