2016-03-14 - ABB has supplied and advised in the implementation of power protection and isolation using a special medium voltage switch-fuse combination switchgear in unit substations for one of the country’s largest wind power projects – the Longyuan Mulilo De Aar 1 & 2 wind project in the Northern Cape, South Africa, with an expected installed capacity of 100 and 139 MW respectively.
2016-03-01 - Transformers worth around $50 million destined for 240 electric locomotives to meet the region’s growing freight rail demand
2016-03-01 - Zurich, Switzerland, March 1, 2016 - A small device protects electrical equipment, saving millions of dollars by preventing unplanned or unforeseen outages.
2016-02-25 - ABB South Africa has been awarded a three-year frame agreement for its UniGear air-insulated switchgear (AIS) and ZX0.2 gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), from the City of Cape Town.
2016-02-17 - Johannesburg, South Africa – The arrival of ABB’s innovative main distribution switchboard solution, System pro E Power, in the South African market provides a modular switchboard solution rated up to 6300A with short-circuit current up to 120 kA. The modular system provides an industry-leading level of flexibility, combined with simplicity and speed of assembly, to local switchboard manufacturers.
2016-02-03 - Press release: Q4 and full-year 2015 results
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.