The project, called the SoutH2Port, will be one of the most ambitious in Europe and will have a production capacity of 240 tons a day.
On site generation, microgrids and energy storage devices are making their way into the mainstream, allowing companies to not just avoid a loss of power but also improved environmental results.
When Tesla previously unveiled its Gigafactory to produce battery storage devices, a lot of folks held their breath. Now that the company's products have been put to use in the United Kingdom, it may be time to exhale. Indeed, Camborne Energy Storage is using Tesla's "Powerpack" to prevents the lights from flickering out for the National Grid there.
Cavotec and ABB have teamed up to provide technology that helps ship owners reduce emissions. The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly offer shore-to-ship power solutions, which allow vessels to plug into onshore power supply and shut down their engines. This eliminates emissions, noise and vibrations ... Read more »
Typically, power sources that can work independently of the electric grid are viewed as a competitive threat to utility companies. Community-based microgrids, and their potential to provide grid resiliency in response to a severe weather event or other emergency, are beginning to change that. An article in Wind Power Engineering ... Read more »
Switzerland-based ABB won a contract to supply a comprehensive electrical and control solutions for two waste-to-energy plants in England and Poland. Hitachi Zosen Inova, a Swiss-based waste-to-energy engineering, procurement and construction contractor, awarded the contract. The ABB integrated control system, pictured above, that will be used in the plants is ... Read more »
Switzerland-based ABB has introduced Azipod D to its Azipod electric propulsion line. The Azipod D requires up to 25 percent less installed power, in part because it incorporates hybrid cooling, which increases the performance of the electric motor by up to 45 percent. Azipod D’s propulsion power ranges from 1.6 ... Read more »
Ericsson signed a strategic alliance agreement with ABB to transform how data center resources are architected, optimized and managed. The alliance will bring together ABB’s Decathlon for Data Centers – a data center infrastructure management (DCIM) system – with the Ericsson Cloud System. Data center operators will be able to ... Read more »
Data center colocation services provider Telx has expanded its deployment of ABB Decathlon to manage and optimize infrastructure performance in a new area of its Manhattan data center. Earlier this year, Telx implemented Decathlon for Data Centers on the 10th floor of its facility at 32 Avenue of the Americas. ... Read more »
A new report from Verdantix found that firms with energy costs that are greater than 10 percent of their total operating costs should invest in a new wave of industrial energy management software to achieve best in class operations. The report, Smart Innovators: Industrial Energy Management Software, is based on interviews ... Read more »
Adam Roscoe, ABB’s head of sustainability affairs, talks about how ABB approaches health and safety.
Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. Call2Recycle: The battery stewardship organization has named Leo Raudys (pictured) vice president of program development. Raudys previously directed the environmental sustainability portfolio for Best Buy. Waste Management: The waste management and environmental services company has announced that Bill ... Read more »