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Siemens is introducing a new direct-current transmission system to the market that will be serve as an efficient transmission route in medium-voltage AC grids

ABB today announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business.

Siemens has received an order from the distribution grid operator Netze BW GmbH to modernize and expand its 110-kV transformer substation in Nördlingen.

Siemens will supply the key components for the Attarat steam power plant in Jordan. The power plant will start operation in mid-2020 and will feed up to 470 megawatts to Jordan’s power grid.

Enel S.p.A. and Rosseti, the national operator of energy networks in Russia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in innovative smart grid solutions.

The first two joint industry solutions powered by ABB Ability and Watson will bring real-time cognitive insights to the factory floor and smart grids.

ABB Ability™ based intelligent transformers to facilitate better asset management while enhancing reliability and optimizing costs.

ENGIE and Schneider Electric welcome this collaboration as a major joint initiative in the digitization of the energy sector.

ABB has won orders worth around $40 million from Poland’s national transmission system operator Polskie Sieci Elektronergetyczne S.A (PSE S.A) to provide energy-efficient transformers that will extend and upgrade the power transmission grid in Poland.

ETH Zurich researchers are using the Desigo CC building management system from Siemens to reduce the energy consumption of office buildings in tropical cities.