ABB stands for “Power and productivity for a better world.” Here, we highlight some of our technologies and achievements that are contributing to the success of our customers, the development of society, and the minimization of environmental impact.
World’s most powerful submersible power transmission cable system
ABB’s 525-kilovolt extruded HVDC cable system doubles power flow and extends range, enabling greater integration of distant renewables and interconnections.
“YuMi” heralds new era of human-robot collaboration
A new, dual-armed industrial robot from ABB is designed to work alongside humans for small parts assembly, using innovative force-sensing technology to ensure safety.
Scotland’s Caithness-Moray subsea power link
ABB was awarded an $800-million contract to build a major transmission link, strengthening the region’s grid and enabling the integration of new sources of renewable energy.
Microgrid solution for Spanish island
ABB’s PowerStore system is employed on the Canary Island of La Gomera, where load fluctuations and variable supply from renewables have posed ongoing challenges.
Technology that safeguards the world’s cultural treasures
Russia’s Hermitage and the new Grand Egyptian Museum are using ABB systems to ensure a proper environment for some of the world’s most famous works of art.
An environmentally friendly switchgear insulation gas
A new gas mixture developed by ABB can replace sulfur hexafluoride in high-voltage switchgear, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.