Posts tagged as ABB

Rural smart grid under construction

  ABB is to implement a rural smart grid project on the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. The project will serve as a model for upgrading other rural grids to minimise environmental impact by integrating a high proportion of intermittent wind power in the distribution network. It also aims to deploy new […]

Collaborative dual-arm industrial robot

  ABB, the company which introduced the first microprocessor-controlled robot to the world four decades ago, has shifted the paradigm again with YuMi, the world’s first truly collaborative dual-arm industrial robot. The robot’s arrival will fundamentally expand the types of industrial processes which can be automated to encompass small-parts assembly which is prevalent in the […]

Containerised substations solve practical network constraints

  With the rapid growth of distribution network installations, there is a need to monitor and control electrical equipment within the network. Prefabricated substations have the facility to be monitored, controlled or even have complete network management in order to offer full reliability to power providers. Recent years have seen the distribution network grow in […]