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In this week’s Energy Enablers, Panu Virolainen, chief technology officer at ABB Motion, lets us into the world of research and development and its continued importance to the energy transition
There is a train of thought that suggests if we have that technology to achieve the energy transition, why are hundreds of millions of dollars still being spent on research and development (R&D)?
In this week’s episode, Panu Virolainen from ABB Motion, tells David why R&D remains an important element of the decarbonisation story.
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