5 reasons to visit ABB at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES), part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2017.

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES), part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2017. It’s one of Middle East’s largest event dedicated to advancing the use of renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean technology.

ABB is at the WFES from 16 – 19 January, hall 5 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE. Our experts will be happy to guide you through our products and solutions. All information about ABB at WFES can be accessed here.

Find the top 5 picks from our stand below!


YuMi is designed not to hurt people, even when contact occurs! The soft padded dual arms and the lightweight design contribute to the overall safety of the robot’s co-workers. The design of the robot makes humans feel safe and comfortable.

YuMi is the world’s first inherently safe, collaborative, industrial robot. Why not come and see how easy it is to program Yumi? You don’t need to be a robotics champion, but can actually make Yumi work for you at our stand!

Fast Charging Electric Vehicle charger

Combining ABB’s leading EV charging stations with Microsoft’s Azure cloud-based services will ensure stability, global scalability and advanced management features for ABB customers. The collaboration will also take advantage of machine learning and predictive analytic capabilities to drive future innovations.

Smart Sensors

Motors that let you know when it’s time for a service! The smart sensor provides the following benefits:

  • Easy to deploy as the smart sensor is a small wireless package and simple to use
  • Reduces motor downtime by up to 70%
  • Extends motor lifetime by as much as 30%
  • Reduces power consumption by up to 10%

The solution can be used with both ABB new and already installed LV motors.

Solar rooftop

Watch the ABB Solar rooftop’s final stages of construction before being connected to the grid.

One of the largest privately owned solar rooftops in the region will be powered on 23rd January in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The 315 kW solar rooftop be at ABB’s Al Quoz facility in Dubai.

Digital Substation

ABB’s world-leading digital substations achieve new heights in reliability, interoperability, and real-time performance. Digital substations will play a fundamental role in the power system of the future. They will incorporate digital communications via fiber optic cables, replacing traditional copper connections using analog signals.

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Jyotsna Ravishankar

I am the editor and media relations specialist for ABB based in Dubai, UAE. Prior to joining ABB, I was an editor specializing in energy issues of the Middle East. I have also done my time as a broadcast reporter and presenter for NDTV and enjoy news in all forms and variety. When I am not working, I enjoy walking the malls of Dubai and dancing with my daughter.
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