ABB Energy Management Solutions Support Asia’s Largest Wastewater Treatment Plant

ABB successfully completes delivery of medium- and low-voltage digital solutions for the expansion of the Shanghai Bailonggang Wastewater Treatment Plant in China guaranteeing continuous and reliable power supply. The expansion of the facility, which also included the introduction of more advanced wastewater treatment processes, required ABB’s high reliability and precision …

Shanghai Shipping Company to save thousands of tons of fuel annually thanks to ABB...

ABB is to install its state-of-the-art engine diagnostics software ABB Ability™ Tekomar XPERT on 12 bulk carriers operated by Shanghai Ming Wah Shipping Co. The fleetwide deployment follows a successful trial on two ships in 2019. Under the first order for four ships, ABB Ability™ Tekomar XPERT helped Shang Ming …

Tesla Scouting New Factory Locations in Germany

German newspaper Rheinische Post reported on August 25 that representatives from Tesla have been scouting locations for a possible European factory in the state of North Rhine–Westphalia, which is located in western Germany and shares a border with the Netherlands and Belgium. NRW is that nation’s most populous state and …

IKEA Commits to Zero Emission Deliveries in Five Cities by 2020

IKEA has committed to using zero emission vehicles for home delivery in five major cities by 2020. The firm aims to be using only electric vehicles (EVs) for its last-mile courier services in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai by this time. It suggests this will be an …

Typhoons, Floods, Heat Waves Batter Asia

From flash floods in Vietnam to a blistering heat wave in Japan, countries across Asia are suffering from extreme weather, CNN reported Sunday. The events come nearly two months into the continent’s annual rainy season that extends from June to November, according to The Straits Times. A 2016 study showed …

Could Salt Be the Key to Cheaper and More Efficient Batteries?

A new design of rechargeable battery created using salt could boost efficiency and reduce costs. That’s according to researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China and the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, who claim to have found a novel method of energy storage. They have developed an iron-oxygen battery …

Tesla to Open Shanghai Electric Car Factory, Doubling Its Production

Tesla is to open a new electric car production plant in Shanghai, its first outside the US, chief executive Elon Musk said from the city on Tuesday. The new auto plant is slated to produce 500,000 cars a year, taking Tesla’s total global manufacturing capacity to 1m vehicles a year. …