Digitalize your electrical system

Operators face all kinds of different challenges, ensuring continuous power distribution, keeping operational expenditure lowest and optimizing efficiency to improve plant sustainability.

ABB Ability™ solutions can help address all these challenges. It’s simply a case of harnessing the data your operations are already producing to provide valuable insight that will enhance decision making.

The result? Increased energy efficiency, reduced costs, improved asset performance and reliability, minimized downtime and enhanced safety for the workforce.

4 simple steps to a successful digital future

To unlock the full potential of your operation, you need a holistic view of everything that’s going on.

What you need to start your digital journey

It’s not as complicated as you might think - there are only a few things you need to put in place before you get going.

Move to digital switchgear

Digital Medium-voltage (MV) or low-voltage (LV) switchgear solutions are key to delivering dependable energy. They will distribute power safely and reliably, while monitoring the condition of the assets in the electrical system and the equipment they feed.

You might not even need to buy a new switchgear as it’s possible to upgrade an existing one by adding smart devices and sensors.


Digital switchgear
Digital switchgear

Find a place to store your data

Once your data is collected, you can store it either on premises (edge) or in the cloud.

Benefits of an edge device

  • Leverage on Cost-effective place to start before you move to the cloud seamlessly
  • Stay in complete control of where your data is collected and aggregated
  • Make low latency, on site data processing and analytics

Benefits of the cloud

  • Access to enhanced operational intelligence
  • Enables machine learning, predictive intelligence and prescriptive analytics
  • Enjoy total flexibility with access to your data from anywhere
  • Use consistently up-to-date software
  • Empowers collaboration

Edge vs Cloud
Edge vs Cloud

Get the software you need

Whether you are collecting data locally or you are connected to the cloud, you can make the most of your data with ABB Ability™ software solutions.

These will enable you to enjoy full visibility of your asset and electrical system performance, and you can use the insights collected to make better-informed decisions.

Simply subscribe to the solutions you need on the ABB Ability™ Marketplace and you can easily opt in or opt out of services as you wish. As all data is processed by ABB algorithms, you are taking advantage of our many years of class-leading expertise.

Rest assured, we will have a solution to meet your needs whether you want to increase energy efficiency, optimize your maintenance strategies, or monitor the condition of equipment.


Finding the right solution for you

The needs of every organization are different. Chat with our experts today to find the solution that is right for you. By understanding your drivers and what’s important to you, we can help you start your digital journey at your pace.



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