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Driving digital transformation with ABB Ability™ solutions for electrification

ABB offers a range of distribution solutions that will help our customers connect to the power of the Industrial Internet of Things and generate value through getting insights from data.



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Digital benefits and applications

Food and Beverage

Empowerment of consumers will have F&B facing important challenges in the near future. Demand is changing, and factories located worldwide will be working 24/7 targeting higher efficiency, productivity, availability and sustainability goals. Digitalization of electrification is a strategic part of F&B plants for safety, energy efficiency, production continuity, and asset performance optimization.



Process industries

Safety, uptime and reliability are key to operate oil, gas, chemical and in general processes. Any outages or unplanned events are a risk and can result in massive revenue losses. Digitalization let maximize the availability and robustness of the electrification medium voltage grid, as well as low voltage motor control centers and power centers.



Smart Cities and Infrastructure

Cities around the world are challenged to sustainably accommodate increasing populations, or to become more sustainable, competitive and livable. ABB digital products and solutions are at the heart of a city's critical infrastructure, relied upon for everything from the supply of power, water and heat, to the automation of the factories and buildings we work in.



Data Center

Industry 4.0, social media, home banking, and cloud data storage are changing our private and professional lives with new services daily. Behind them is an Information Technology network able to guarantee responsiveness and maximum level of reliability of the services. One of the key components of IT infrastructures are data centers that face challenges such as maximum service continuity and flexibility to adapt the IT power layout according customer needs.





How to digitalize the electrification system

Asset Health and Performance Management

ABB Ability asset health and performance management solutions for electrification are the answers to today needs of smart cities and smart industries, like power reliability, efficiency and safety. Asset management goal is to maximize availability and reliability of assets while minimizing risk, reducing operational costs and increasing personnel safety. The ABB offering covers green- and brown-field MV and LV electrical systems, with condition monitoring solutions, powerful analytics, and fleet dashboard to implement predictive maintenance (reduce opex), remote asset monitoring (safer) and predict fault (production continuity).



Energy and Power Management

ABB Ability Energy management solutions for electrification wants to deliver energy and operating cost savings anytime and anywhere, as well as maximize power continuity and quality. The growth of connectivity is driving digitalization as the Internet of Things brings together devices and people to help businesses become more competitive. A fundamental aspect of this is that technology is making it easier to collect useful data and to use it for analysis. Energy Management goal is to provide simple and intuitive digital solutions that will allow you to manage and supervise every energy parameter as well as monitor and manage the energy costs.



Digital substations and grid

ABB Ability solutions to digitalize substations and distribution grids help power distribution operators to increasing efficiency, power supply quality requirements and lifecycle management. To meet these demands operators need to introduce automation throughout the entire network. ABB has for decades been driving the development of advanced protection, supervision, control and management products and systems for the complete power delivery process. As a forerunner also in the development and manufacturing of primary equipment, ABB is able to create the best integration between the primary and secondary distribution to move towards more efficient and reliable grids. Digitalization of distribution grid improves operational efficiency and the quality of the power network, safety for the personnel and extends the life cycle of earlier investments.



Digital enabling offering

ABB Electrification offers solid foundations to the ABB Ability™ solutions. Digital enabling offering offers intelligence in the field with smart sensors, data collection and management, with real-time standard protocols. Such state-of-the-art base easily enable further feature extensions with above ABB Ability™ applications.





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