ABB wins the first ever UAE Emiratization Award from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
ABB and Formula E partner to write the future of e-mobility
ABB inaugurates one of the region’s largest private solar rooftop in its AlQuoz facility in Dubai
ABB wins the prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014 in recognition of its efforts to drive innovation, renewable energy and energy efficiency
First solar flight around the world: ABB and Solar Impulse form technology alliance
ABB Turbocharging Service Point opens at Drydocks World. ABB’s first-ever Middle Eastern Turbocharging Service Point is open in Dubai, UAE
ABB signs MoU with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to develop a pilot solar power project at ABB’s premises with a grid-connected rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system of 277 kW installed capacity.
ABB has been recognized for promoting eco- consciousness in the community and providing long-term energy efficient improvements in the Green Footprint category at the Oman Green Awards 2013
AC to DC converters help to produce a combined total of nearly 1 million tons of aluminum at two smelters in Sohar, Oman and Qatarlum, Qatar.
H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE officially opened ABB’s first hub for learning, development and collaboration in the Middle East.
ABB supplies dry type transformers to the Makkah Holy Mosque extension project in Saudi Arabia
ABB and Oryx team up to bring the motors and generator service closer with a 15,000 sq m facility in Ras Laffan
KNX technology turns Princess Noura University into Saudi’s first “green” campus.
ABB delivered SCADA systems for the railway project at the King Saud University - is the largest university in Saudi Arabia
Interconnects the Middle East with a new super power grid. This mega-sized pooling of electricity resources interconnects power grids of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman
Delivered twelve 703 ton transformers to Kuwait - installed in three ABB substations which increased the country's transmission voltage from 300kV to 400kV.
Distributed control system helps Aluminium Bahrain improve energy efficiency of six gas turbines - saving energy and reducing harmful emissions
ABB wins its first contract in the Saudi Arabian railway sector
Signed a three-year maintenance agreement for Vale's iron ore pellet plant and distribution centre in Oman.
Provided engineering expertise, transformers and generator circuit breakers at the Abu Qir thermal power plant in Egypt
Designed and supplied an integrated electrical system for the UAE's 400km Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline project which transports 1.5 million barrels of crude oil per day
ABB's substation Control and Monitoring Systems and low-voltage products work together to deliver reliable power to the Dubai Metro
ABB won the first ever Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award
Supported projects at the Saudi Arabian Mining Co ‘Ma'aden’ to provide capacities of 380 kilovolts and 115 kilovolts. This enables power to the $5.6 billion phosphate plant and $7 billion aluminium plant at Ras Az Zawr
ABB introduces Swedish masters degree scholarship program for Saudi students.
Powerful drives pump 833,000 cubic meters of cooling water an hour at Ras laffan in Qatar, which serves the largest natural gas field in the world
Powers the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World", by supplying a substation and heavy-duty gas-insulated switchgear to deliver electricity to two man-made islands in Dubai
Expanded the capacity of Dubai Aluminium Company (Dubal), the largest aluminum smelter in the Middle East by upgrading the rectifier, transformer and automation systems
Won an order from National Electricity Power Company, for the turnkey supply of power transformers and reactors for the interconnection grid linking Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Turkey
Built a 500-megawatt gas-fired power and desalination plant in Abu Dhabi. The turnkey cogeneration plant provides 500 megawatts of power and 8 million gallons of water per day for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Built a gas-fired power and desalination plant in Bahrain. The plant on Muharraq Island produces 280 megawatts of power and 30 million gallons of desalinated water per day
First ISO9002 certificate for ABB in the UAE
ABB certified as the first company in Saudi Arabia conforming to ISO 9001
First mobile substation built locally in ABB Saudi Arabia
ASEA and BBC merge to form the new company, with headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The new group, which started operations on Jan. 5, 1988, had revenues of $17 billion and employed 160,000 people around the world.
Foundation stone laid for ABB’s factory in Riyadh’s second industrial city
Was the date of establishing “Brown Boveri Electrical Co.” in Kuwait as a local company of BBC with five (5) employees.
Asea and BBC (ABB) have been represented in the UAE since 1976 with the first sales office inaugurated in 1981
Asea and BBC (ABB) have been represented in Qatar with the first sales office inaugurated in 1995
ABB delivers gas turbines to ARAMCO
Present in the Middle East since 1926, our first office was in Cairo, Egypt