Promoting shared value

2014-04-15 - ABB in South Africa held its seventh annual formal stakeholder round table in 2013 with a focus on education, skills development, energy and the environment.

Telx selects ABB Decathlon® for infrastructure management in its new Manhattan data center

2014-04-14 - Major colocation and services provider favors the industrial controls of ABB Decathlon over traditional building management systems for its electrical and cooling systems

Germany’s Merkel previews ABB’s HVDC breaker amid ‘Energiewende’

2014-04-11 - On her visit to Germany’s Hannover Messe 2014, Chancellor Angela Merkel got a glimpse of ABB’s new hybrid HVDC (high-voltage direct current) circuit breaker, a critical technology in enabling the transition to renewable energy.

ABB and Solar Impulse form technology alliance

2014-04-08 - ABB’s heritage of technology innovation in renewables, sustainable transportation and energy efficiency makes it an ideal partner for Solar Impulse, which is attempting the first round-the-world flight powered by the sun

ABB Southern Africa supports Earth Hour

2014-03-29 - Earth hour is a worldwide drive to engage the international community on a broad range of issues regarding our environment. The movement initiated by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007 and has since gained support worldwide. The one-hour event continues to remain the key driver of a larger movement to encourage individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol of their commitment to the planet.

ABB’s Emax 2 breaker wins Red Dot 2014 product design award

2014-03-28 - The Emax 2 is the world’s first low voltage circuit breaker with integrated power management. The Red Dot Product Design Award ( has recognized international excellence in product design since 1954.

ABB and customers help play centre in Phoenix

2014-03-28 - The Phoenix Play Centre in a needy community near Milnerton, Cape Town, started the New Year with brand new washroom and toilets provided by ABB and its customers.

ABB central inverters successfully feed power to power distribution network at first megawatt-scale PV power plant in Mauritius.

2014-03-25 - ABB has delivered central inverters for a 15.2 MWp ground-mounted PV power plant SARAKO PVP Co. Ltd. at La Feme, Bambous in Mauritius.

ABB wins $60 million telecom contracts for Statoil platforms

2014-03-13 - Reliable telecommunication systems for safe and efficient offshore operations

International student - staff exchange

2014-03-13 - ABB is committed to technology and skills transfer in our local communities. We recently contributed to an international student exchange with a technical vocational college from Khayelitsha in Cape Town to visit a similar college in Sweden as part of our commitment.

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