Trade Arabia reported the launch on Tuesday of the 11th GCC-CIGRE International Conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, stretching from November 3-5.

ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, is showcasing its latest power technologies at the conference, specifically those geared towards developing a stronger, smarter and greener grid.

These include the latest gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) designed to minimize footprint, life-cycle costs and environmental impact, and the Symphony Plus solution system, along with Outage management and Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).

“We are privileged to continue supporting the development of Saudi Arabia’s power infrastructure,” Mohammed Masri, Managing Director of ABB in Saudi Arabia, was quoted by Zawya as saying.

“Our participation as a Powered sponsor in the GCC Cigré is a reflection of our strong commitment to this region,” he added.

“We offer a range of products, systems and services for power generation, transmission and distribution to help increase power capacity, enhance grid reliability, and improve energy efficiency and lower environmental impact. With a 130-year heritage of technology innovation, ABB continues to shape the grid of the future. We invite you to visit ABB booth number 20 to experience the latest technologies,” he went on to say.