Future of cities

ABB is paving the way to improve energy efficiency, automation and convenience in homes, buildings and factories, enabling smart and sustainable cities with intelligent infrastructure.

Cities around the world are facing unprecedented threats to sustainability. Today, one in eight of the world's 7.6 billion inhabitants live in a megacity – 33 sprawling urban areas with populations of more than 10 million. By 2030, there will be 43 megacities and the global population will surge to 8.6 billion. Tomorrow's cities will require smarter, more efficient and eco-friendly technologies.

As a world-leading provider of state-of-the-art solutions for smart homes, buildings and factories, ABB is writing the future of cities. ABB offers a full range of digital solutions, which can monitor, optimize and increase the efficiency of all infrastructure elements, enabling efficient delivery of electricity and water, communications and transportation.

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