Born in 1969 in Joensuu, Finland, Jukka Tolvanen studied electrical engineering at the University of Technology in Helsinki, where he received his master's degree in 1996. Tolvanen joined ABB Drives as a trainee in 1993 and full time employee in 1996. He has had several managerial positions in R&D, sourcing, sales and product management and marketing. Currently Tolvanen enjoys his time studying energy efficiency full-time. Jukka blogs about energy efficiency related matters in English and in Finnish.

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When a pump became an energy-generating turbine

In industrial processes, valves are familiar components. Could a pump turbine be an energy-efficient solution to replace energy-consuming valves?

Engineers save the world

Through improvements in energy efficiency, global fossil fuel consumption for power generation could be reduced by up to 30 percent.

Multiple benefits of energy efficiency

Industry investing in energy efficiency generates up to 50 percent more added value on top of energy savings.
Standards and directives have a significant impact on the spread of energy-efficient electrical equipment, and thus saving energy.

Regulation paves the way for sustainable future

Standards and directives have a significant impact on the spread of energy-efficient electrical equipment, and thus saving energy.
2/3 of available energy efficiency potential remains untapped. Better world is created by engineering innovations together.

The future of energy efficiency – know it already?

Two thirds of available energy efficiency potential remains untapped. A better world is created by engineering innovations together.
Utilization of existing energy efficient technologies and renewable energy production are the keys to combat climate change.

Keeping eye on the ball – world energy production is growing

The world’s demand for energy production and consumption continues to grow – it’s time to act now to ensure a sustainable future for the next generations.

What can cloud services offer us?

By activating new, energy-efficient solutions in the cloud, innovations can be implemented more quickly, while still managing to save energy.

Profitability race: ABB Drives vs S&P 500

ABB drives can save energy and generate profits 25 times more than stock market average. Can this be true? Absolutely.