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Big data meets big water: ABB Technology Ventures wins VC award for its investment in Israeli water-monitoring startup

ABB’s Venture Capital unit wins Global Corporate Venturing award, continues to ply the uncharted waters of tech innovation
Image used with courtesy of NASA

Deep water, the final frontier

The Colossal Squid can’t go that deep, nor can most submarines. The pressures are so great that a house brick would be crushed before it hit bottom

Public-private partnerships aim to tackle diesel dilemma

Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership shows how governments can deploy renewable energy to protect valuable resources and stimulate economic growth
Emissions from an ocean vessel

The path less well taken: What postponing IMO III could really mean for all of us

What would you choose if you knew that you could reduce pollution from oceangoing vessels by 90 percent? With the latest developments in IMO III, we are at just such an intersection.

The true cost of shale gas should include carbon capture

Behaving responsibly to avoid a legacy of pollution for future generations

Who would you want to be stuck in an elevator with?

It's usually a hypothetical question, until a power outage suddenly makes it a very real possibility.

Is a barrel of oil more technologically advanced than your smartphone?

When you think of the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, an old, conservative and polluting one most likely comes to mind.

(Re)Start me up: What could the world’s first reuse of electric vehicle batteries as energy storage mean for smart grids?

'Five Chevrolet Volt battery packs combined with an ABB inverter and test software could provide two hours of back-up power for three to five average American homes'

Energy storage – Why do we need it?

Renewable energy is more sustainable, but it makes delivering power on demand a major challenge. Energy storage will be key.