ABB Power Generation & Water business unit is a leading provider of integrated power and automation solutions for conventional and renewable power plants and the water industry. Our portfolio includes integrated electrical and automation systems, instrumentation, excitation systems and value-added services to optimize the performance, reliability and efficiency of plants. With over 100 years of control technology innovation, in combination with the deep domain expertise that comes from experience, ABB is in a unique position to partner with customers to meet their safety and reliability needs. In always being at the cutting edge of innovation, ABB has planted its roots to the future.

When big data meets energy, utility companies can fuel topnotch innovations to meet today’s most pressing power generation challenges. Digitalisation has now become the name of the game, as the world’s growing energy industry faces dwindling power resources and a huge lack of human capacities with rich and deep experience in the field.
Last month’s widely publicized WannaCry ransomware attack was notable in its broad reach, impacting 100,000 organizations, including critical infrastructure companies.
Digitalisation is enabling power generators to turn industry challenges and complexity into opportunities When the Digital Lead of ABB’s power generation and water business, Susan Peterson-Sturm, met with power generators and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) during the technology firm’s global customer event in China last June, the conversations made her smile: Everyone wanted to inject digital fuel into their growth tanks.


ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees.