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ABB has received an order of around $16 million from Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), to supply two Static Frequency Converters (SFC) that will enhance the availability, reliability and quality of power supply to support the expansion of the rail network in the Geneva area. The order was booked in the…

Evonik and Siemens are planning to use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into specialty chemicals. The two companies are working on electrolysis and fermentation processes in a joint research project called Rheticus. The project was launched today and is due to run for two…

ABB has won an order worth more than $40 million from a consortium comprising Doosan Heavy Industries and state-owned construction company PT Hutama Karya, to upgrade and expand the Muara Tawar combined cycle power plant in West Java, Indonesia. The innovative project will add 650 megawatts (MW) of electricity to…

Emerson today announced it has acquired ProSys Inc., a global supplier of software and services that increase production and safety for the chemical, oil and gas, pulp and paper, and refining industries. By building intuitive processes for plant operators, these solutions make everything from everyday operations to responding during abnormal…

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (Adwea) has announced a $1.2 billion project to build the world’s largest water desalination plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE with operations set to begin in October 2021, a media report said. According to Adwea, the project will be built in the Al Taweelah…

With a clear focus on reducing costs and improving efficiency ABB has introduced an energy meter range that satisfies the requirements of 690 V motors and other applications in the same voltage range. As the use of 690 V energy efficient motors continues to grow within industrial applications, ABB has…

Saudi-based Acwa Power, a major developer, investor and operator of a portfolio of power generation and water desalination plants, has reached financial close of three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects under Round 2 of Egypt's Feed-in tariff programme II. As per the deal, Acwa Power will finance, build, own and operate…

Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has signed an agreement to collaborate with EDF SA, the parent company of the EDF Group, in the power sectors of countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Bader Al Lamki, Masdar’s executive director for Clean Energy, and Valerie…

  Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply its new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SG 8.0-167 DD, to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project off Bretagne coasts. The ordered direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen's AD 8-180 model after Siemens Gamesa has decided to focus on offshore direct…

Emerson announced it has completed the purchase of Cooper-Atkins, a leading manufacturer of temperature management and environmental measurement devices and wireless monitoring solutions for foodservice, healthcare and industrial markets. Cooper-Atkins is a strong complement to Emerson’s global cold chain business, which includes the ProAct™ Services portfolio for supermarkets and the…

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