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Cavotec, ABB Advance Shore-to-Ship Technologies, Reduce Ships’ Emission

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 »

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ABB Lands Waste-to-Energy Supplier Contract

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 »

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Electric Propulsion Thruster Requires 25% Less Installed Power

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 »

Environmental Executive Moves: Call2Recycle, Waste Management, Aquafor, ABB

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 »

Green Fleet Roundup: Tesla, Greenlots, Kia, ABB, GE, VNG, LNG America

Tesla Motors has selected Nevada as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory. The factory will be powered by renewable energy and is expected to produce enough batteries to power 500,000 vehicles annually by 2020. Greenlots is partnering with Kia Motors America and ABB to offer its SKY Smart Charging … Read more »

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Volvo, ABB Team Up to Develop Electric Buses

ABB and Volvo have partnered to develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open standards-based direct current (DC) fast charging systems. The companies say the partnership creates a standardized charging system — based on the global DC fast charging standards for passenger cars — for electric and hybrid buses … Read more »

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27% Fuel Savings from ABB’s Onboard DC Grid

ABB has released third-party verification that its Onboard DC Grid helps vessels reduce their fuel consumption up to 27 percent. ABB’s Onboard DC Grid distributes power through a single DC circuit, which the company says provides power savings while also improving the safety and redundancy compared with traditional AC systems. … Read more »

ABB’s Latest DCIM System Offers New Reports, More Safeguards

ABB’s Latest DCIM System Offers New Reports, More Safeguards

ABB has introduced Decathlon Version 3.1, the latest release of its data center infrastructure management (DCIM) system, which offers new reports, increased flexibility and more safeguards for managing a flexible network of power, cooling and IT systems, the company says. ABB Decathlon Version 3.1 offers increased reporting capabilities that allow … Read more »

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ABB Launches Multistandard DC Fast Charging Station

ABB has launched a new electric vehicle fast charging station. The Terra 23 multistandard DC fast charger can charge EVs in 30 to 60 minutes, the company says. The 20 kW multistandard station offers Combined Charging System (CCS), CHAdeMO and fast AC charging functionality and is available in configurations with … Read more »

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GE, AT&T, Siemens Support Keystone XL

A diverse group of over 150 companies, including AT&T, Motorola, Siemens, Volvo and Wyndham Worldwide, have urged President Obama to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Companies signing the letter include many one would expect – fossil fuel companies such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Shell; utilities such … Read more »

Global Cleantech 100

Top 100 Global Cleantech Firms Named

LanzaTech, RecycleBank, ChargePoint and Desalitech are among the companies to make the most recent Global Cleantech 100 list and report. The fifth annual list, compiled by Cleantech Group, recognizes the companies most likely to have a significant market impact over the next five to 10 years, according to the global … Read more »