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  • ABB wins US$120m hydropower order in Switzerland

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $120 million from Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG (KLL) related to the construction of a new hydropower plant and energy-storage facility in eastern Switzerland. The order was booked in the third quarter. The Linth-Limmern high–capacity, pumped-storage hydropower station will be installed in an underground cavern in the ...


    By ABB

  • ESA Renewables Receives Approval from Tennessee Valley Authority for 22 Solar Arrays

    ESA Renewables (ESA), a leading turnkey solar solutions provider, confirmed the acceptance of 22 Participation Agreements for customer-sited projects through the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the local co-ops in the North Carolina and Tennessee areas. During the fall of 2011, ESA submitted the applications to TVA's Generation Partners pilot program.  The ...


    By ESA Renewables

  • ABB wins US$31-million power order in Switzerland

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth US$31 million from Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG (KLL) to supply two turnkey substations and auxiliary power equipment for a hydro storage power plant facility at the Tierfehd hydro power plant in Switzerland. Booked in the second quarter of 2008, the order is part of KLL’s refurbishment and expansion plans for its ...


    By ABB

  • ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order in Brazil as Renewable Energy Demand Grows

      CARY, N.C., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eolicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter.   Brazil has traditionally relied heavily on ...


    By ABB

  • Statkraft opens first solar park in Italy - announces agreement for more solar parks

    Norwegian power generator Statkraft has opened its first solar power plant, Casale in Aprilia, Italy. Statkraft also announces an agreement with Siemens Energy to build more solar power plants in Italy. With a total capacity of 3.3 MW and an annual power production of 4.5 GWh, the Casale solar park will supply approximately 1200 Italian households with renewable energy. 'Developing solar power is ...


    By Statkraft

  • ABB cables connect the world’s power systems

    The orders are from an impressive cross-section of utilities, grid operators and large industrial energy consumers. They want stable grids, an efficient and reliable way to trade energy, and the ability to deliver electric power in an environmentally friendly and cost effective way, from the mainland to consumers at sea, or from the sea to consumers on the mainland. Some current projects using ...


    By ABB

  • Slovak republic - renewable energy sector profile

    Slovakia, a landlocked republic in Central Europe with a population of just 5.5 million people, is experiencing some of the best economic growth in Europe. In 2007, the GDP growth was 8.5%. The intention to introduce the Euro currency in January 2009 is a major driving force behind the fiscal policies. Privatization has been practically completed few years ago, with the result that over 96% of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 63 Businesses Across 30 Industries Honored as 'Best for the Environment'

    Today, 63 companies across 30 industries and 11 countries were recognized for creating the most positive environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab, with the release of the ‘B Corp Best for the Environment List’, a second installment in its ‘B Corp Best for the World’ series. Companies earning this honor include well known brands such as Method Products, New Belgium Brewing Company, Patagonia ...

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