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ABB releases 2022 edition of Generations – Harnessing the power of change

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ABB releases 2022 edition of Generations – Harnessing the power of change

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December 15, 2022

ABB is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 edition of Generations, presenting the business perspectives, ambitions and success stories of a diverse group of industry thought leaders and pioneers alongside in-depth technical insight from ABB’s in-house experts.

With ‘Harnessing the power of change’ as its theme, this year’s Generations turns the spotlight on the innovators and experts challenging convention to deliver benefits for commerce, society and the planet. It also highlights ABB’s commitment to making the maritime industry safer, smarter and more sustainable by providing innovative electric, automated and digital solutions and promoting social progress.

Readers gain insight into the measures and solutions targeting to minimize the impact of underwater radiated noise – a growing concern for shipowners worldwide – and learn how ports and transport hubs can safeguard the electric grids that serve them. Meanwhile, an Italian ferry operator describes the transition of an iconic ferry from diesel to hybrid-electric propulsion, and a Norwegian shipbuilder and designer introduces a potential ‘silver-bullet’ solution for truly sustainable shipping.

Generations 2022 also provides technical details from ABB’s research into environmentally friendly maritime solutions, including a fusion-powered container vessel concept, a fuel cell-fed hybrid power and propulsion system, vessel power trains based on hybrid batteries and fuel cells, and a hydrogen-based shore power system.

To view or download the latest edition of Generations, go to Generations 2022 for media.

Editors are invited to use or reproduce part or all of any of the articles or images contained within Generations.

ABB’s Process Automation business is a leader in automation, electrification and digitalization for the process and hybrid industries. We serve our customers with a broad portfolio of products, systems, and end-to-end solutions, including our # 1 distributed control system, software, and lifecycle services, industry-specific products as well as measurement and analytics, and marine offerings. As the global #2 in the market, we build on our deep domain expertise, diverse team and global footprint, and are dedicated to helping our customers increase competitiveness, improve their return on investment and run safe, smart, and sustainable operations.
ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on more than 130 years of excellence, ABB’s ~105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.


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