2016-01-13 - The leading power and automation technology group ABB invests heavily in research and development around the globe. The latest addition to these efforts is the inaugural competition for the ABB Research Award in Honor of Hubertus von Gruenberg, which will give outstanding postdocs the opportunity to continue their research. The ABB Research Award offers a $300,000 grant for postdoctoral research that makes creative use of software, electronics and/or new materials, to pave the way for groundbreaking industrial solutions.
2015-12-09 - ABB’s innovative electric bus charging technology was one of the highlights of a show of sustainable transport systems around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, where world leaders are meeting to seek a global agreement to tackle climate change.
2015-12-07 - ABB technologies to provide reliable and sustainable power to support innovation in materials research
2015-11-30 - ABB is strengthening its position in the solar market in South Africa by delivering packaged inverter solutions for an 86 megawatt-peak (MWp) project near Prieska in South Africa. This packaged inverter solution comprises locally manufactured inverter stations and medium voltage (MV) transformer stations with related services.
2015-11-26 - Lusaka, Zambia, Nov. 25, 2015 – ABB announced today it will support the education of young Zambian engineers by providing high-tech equipment for a training substation of the School of Engineering at the University of Zambia.
2015-11-26 - Maputo, Mozambique, Nov. 24, 2015 – ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer opened today for the first time in Mozambique its Technology Day customer event to engage with senior government officials and industry entrepreneurs and managers.
2015-11-24 - As part of our CSI initiative, ABB sponsored students from Greenside High School, Philip Ginster and Stevens Ndawonde, together with their coach, Anne Ginster to take part in this milestone event. The grade 9 team secured their place at the World Robot Olympiad after distinguishing themselves from a strong field, winning a gold medal in the junior high division at the Gauteng regional competition.
2015-11-23 - In August of 2015, ABB delivered an additional three 10MVA transformer skids to the Jwaneng diamond mine complimenting the successfully completed packaged solution supplied in September 2013. The original order, worth almost R10 million consisted of four breaker skids for Debswana’s Jwaneng Mine (the richest diamond mine in the world by value and Debswana’s flagship, contributing about 60 - 70% of the Company’s total revenue) in the South of Botswana.
2015-11-06 - New Delhi, India, November 5, 2015 – India’s first fully fledged multi-source microgrid was inaugurated today by India’s Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, at a ceremony hosted by ABB Group CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer and ABB India Managing Director Bazmi Husain.
2015-11-04 - New Delhi, India, November 4, 2015 – ABB has announced plans to double the 600-strong workforce at its global engineering and operations center in Chennai over the next two years.