Smart upgrades

How to make a brownfield installation smart

- Session 1/2 Monday, 21 Sept. 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

- Session 2/2 Tuesday, 22 Sept. 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

In this session, we will examine how fast-changing digital technologies and the long lifecycle of electrical distribution equipment drive a strong market need for simple solutions to upgrade electrical systems.

ABB's wide range of solutions for brownfield installations enables digitalization, providing the same functionalities and benefits you get from a new installation.

Why get on board

Thanks to ABB upgrade and update solutions, fitting any existing electrical installation, users can leverage all the advantages derived from digitalization, allowing full metering and monitoring from remote, enabling energy efficiency improvements, maximizing service continuity, and lowering electricity bills. Furthermore, ABB digitally enabled solutions to include cutting-edge technologies such as predictive maintenance, extensive diagnostic data, embedded logics, digital selectivity, and quickly replaceable critical modules. Through 3 practical cases, you will get an idea of how to pick the optimum solution to upgrading their installation and also discover how new ABB installations can always be up-to date during their lifecycle.


  • The importance of improving existing (brownfield) installation (market trends/needs)
  • How to choose the right solution for your installation?
  • Upgrade cost/benefit analysis
  • Use example to show how to upgrade installation (MV+LV) with ABB solutions
  • Future proof design (improvement of the installation over time and benefits of digitalization)
  • Customer case: Four Seasons Hotel in Qatar

Target audience​

  • Consultants
  • EPCs
  • Contractors
  • End Users
  • System Integrators
  • Panelbuilders
  • Facility Managers
  • Energy Managers
  • Sustainability Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Operation Managers



Aleksandar Grbic

Data Center segment manager and Global Application specialist ABB Electrification Business Area - Smart Power Division


Khaled Guesmi Sales Engineer at ABB Qatar


Valeria Cornelli

Global Product Manager Service ABB Electrification Business Area - Smart Power Division


Sebastiano Paganini

Global Product Manager ABB Electrification Business Area - Smart Buildings Division


Bilal Sarfraz

Global Product Manager Digital Services ABB Electrification Business Area – Distribution Solutions Division


Paolo Malerba

Global Product Manager Service ABB Electrification Business Area - Smart Power Division

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