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Siemens Strengthens its Position in the Subsea Power Market Siemens strengthens its position in the subsea power market Acquisition of subsea specialists Poseidon and Bennex.
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Siemens Receives Follow-Up Order for Photovoltaic Plants in Central Italy Siemens Energy has received a follow-up order for the turnkey construction of eight photovoltaic plants in Italy.
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Siemens Cuts the Charging Time for Electric Cars with a New Charging Point by 50% Siemens is launching a charging point Charge CP700A on the European market which can charge electric cars with a normal battery capacity within an hour. The charging power has been doubled to 22kW in the new series, which cuts the charging time in half.
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Siemens Secures Order for Fifth Offshore Wind Power Plant in Germany Borkum Riffgrund 1 will provide clean energy for approximately 330,000 households.
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Everything from a Single Source: Siemens to Supply Pre-Manufactured Packaged Substations for Heavy Industries With the acquisition of the E-House manufacturing business of Tesla Power & Automation based in Houston, Texas, Siemens is expanding its portfolio in the field of medium-voltage equipment and strengthening its competence in the design and production of pre-manufactured modular power distribution systems (E-Houses).
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Siemens to Build a Combined Cycle Power Plant in Mexico Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract for the turnkey construction of a combined cycle power plant in Mexico. The customer is Minera Mexico, a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico, the country’s largest mining company and one of the world’s largest copper producers.
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Siemens Receives Major Order from Saudi Arabia Siemens to Supply Power Plant Components at a Total Value of Over USD1 billion
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Siemens Receives Two Major Orders from Thailand for Industrial Gas Turbines Siemens Energy has been awarded contracts from Thailand for a total of 16 SGT-800 industrial gas turbines for combined cycle cogeneration plants (CCCP) under Thailand´s Small Power Producer (SPP) program. For the end customer Gulf JP, an independent power producer headquartered in Bangkok, Siemens will supply via EPC contractor Toyo Engineering Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan, a total of 14 gas turbines for seven projects. Purchaser of two SGT-800 machines is Yokohama-based Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation, which will build a CCPP as EPC for the end user Amata B. Grimm Power 3 Ltd. Long-term service agreements were also signed for the projects.
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Siemens to Present Power Supply Solutions for Megacities at the Hanover Fair As part of the 'Metropolitan Solutions' exhibition in Hall 8 at the Hanover Fair from April 4 to 8, Siemens Energy will present four selected projects providing energy-efficient, eco-friendly power supply solutions for megacities.
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Siemens and Saudi Aramco Sign Strategic Procurement Agreement Siemens and Saudi Aramco, one of the world’s largest oil companies headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, have signed a corporate procurement agreement (CPA). This corporate-level agreement will strengthen the cooperation between the two companies. In addition, a sub-procurement agreement grants Saudi Aramco improved access to Siemens Oil and Gas Division’s rotating equipment and services. This will lead to more cost efficiency for both companies due to reduced project times.
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Siemens to Invest More Than 50 Million US Dollars in Facilities and R&D Centers for High-Voltage Equipment in Mexico On 2 February 2011, the new Siemens production facility was officially openend in Mexico at a ceremony attended by high-ranking representatives from politics and industry.
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Siemens to Build Molten Salt Solar Thermal Test Facility in Portugal As part of the High-Performance Solar Thermal Power research project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Siemens together with German partner companies is to build a power plant test facility operating with molten salt as heat transfer medium.
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Siemens and Suntech Enter Framework Agreement for PV Panels Siemens Energy has signed a framework agreement with Suntech Power the world’s largest manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) modules. The photovoltaic modules to be supplied under this umbrella agreement are for several projects in Europe.
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Green Power from the North Sea: Siemens to Install Grid Link for DanTysk Offshore Wind Following the grid connections for the offshore wind farm clusters BorWin2 and HelWin1, Siemens Energy will also install a turnkey grid connection in the North Sea for the SylWin cluster. The purchaser is the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT. In a consortium with the Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian Powerlink, Siemens will connect DanTysk, located west of the island of Sylt as the first wind farm to be connected via the SylWin collective connection.
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Data Hub for IT Systems: Siemens Supports Salzburg AG's Smart Grid Pilot Project by Providing a Meter Data Management System Siemens Energy is supplying the Austrian power provider Salzburg AG with its Energy IP meter data management system for their "Smart Grid Model Region" pilot project. This project has been launched to test intelligent electricity meters under real-life conditions. The meter data management system will serve as a data hub for other IT systems to enable the meter data to be efficiently used for the utility's business processes.
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Siemens to Provide Wet Compression Systems for Power Plants in Egypt Siemens has received a new order for the installation and commissioning of Wet Compression Systems for its eight SGT5-4000F gas turbines installed in the Nubaria, Talkha and Kureimat Power Stations in Egypt. By using wet compression, each turbine can generate an additional 25MW, and at the same time, reduce the NOx emissions by more than 30% per turbine. The customer is the Ministry of Electricty in Egypt represented by Middle Delta Electricity Production Company & Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company.
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New Order for Combined Cycle Power Plant Featuring World-Record Siemens Gas Turbine Siemens has received an order from South Korea for the supply of its latest high-efficiency gas turbine (H Class). For the first time Siemens will supply a complete combined cycle power plant equipped with a new-generation gas turbine. Bugok 3 with an electrical capacity of 400MW will attain an efficiency above the record figure of 60% and supply electricity to more than 300,000 people. The purchaser is the Seoul-based utility GS Electric Power and Services Co., Ltd. The natural gas-fired power plant is scheduled to come on line in the summer of 2013.
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Siemens to Supply Instrumentation & Controls System and Steam Turbine-Generators for Solar Thermal Power Plant in the US Siemens Energy has received an order for the supply of an SPPA-T3000 instrumentation & controls (I&C) system and two steam turbine-generators for the Ivanpah solar thermal power plant located in the Mojave desert in California. The purchaser is BrightSource Energy Inc., a developer of utility-scale solar thermal power plants headquartered in Oakland, California. Siemens will supply the SPPA-T3000 for all three units of the Ivanpah project with a combined installed capacity of approximately 400MW.
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Siemens Hands Over Malženice CCPP in Slovakia to E.ON On 30 December 2010 Siemens Energy handed the Malženice combined cycle power plant (CCPP) in Slovakia over to the purchaser, E.ON. Thanks to Siemens' ultra-modern burner technology, nitrogen oxide emissions are very low. The new plant also features high on-line versatility, short start-up times and fast load cycling – properties that are becoming more and more important against the background of increasing shares of fluctuating wind power in the grid. Thanks to its high efficiency of 58% the power plant, with a net output of 417MW, will supply more than 900,000 households with environmentally friendly electricity.
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Siemens Receives its Largest-Ever Onshore Wind Order from the US Siemens has received its largest onshore wind order to date. The purchaser is the US utility MidAmerican Energy headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Siemens will deliver a total of 258 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 2.3MW for several wind farms in Iowa. After commissioning in January 2012, the combined capacity of 593MW will be sufficient to supply 190,000 US households with clean electricity.
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Siemens to Supply Converter Stations for HVDC Connection Between Estonia and Finland – Transmission Capacity Between the Two Countries to Increase Threefold Siemens Energy is building converter stations in Püssi, Estonia, and Anttila, Finland, for the new high-voltage DC (HVDC) connection between the two countries ("EstLink 2"). The system, with a transmission capacity of 650MW at a DC voltage of ± 450kv, will increase the capacity for transmission between the Baltic and Nordic countries from 350MW to 1000MW. It will also make the power supply more reliable.
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Siemens to Erect Shoreside Power Supply System for Offshore Platform in the Barents Sea – 50% Reduction of CO2 Emissions The Goliat floating offshore platform for the production, storage and offloading of oil and gas north of Norway in the Barents Sea will not, as is customary practice, be supplied with power generated by onboard gas turbines and generators but from the shore via a 106km-long subsea cable. This will result in a 50% reduction of CO2 emissions.
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Siemens has Been Named Overall Winner of the Manufacturing Excellence Award The Berlin Meßgerätewerk sets new standards for highly efficient production processes.
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Jens-Peter Saul New CEO of Wind Power Business Unit With immediate effect, Jens-Peter Saul (43) has been appointed CEO of the Siemens Wind Power Business Unit headquartered in Brande. Jens-Peter Saul succeeds Andreas Nauen. Until now, Saul was Managing Director of Siemens Energy in the UK and also responsible at Energy for the Regions North and West Europe.
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Siemens Energy Partners with OpenSpirit to Support the Microsoft® Oil & Gas Reference Architecture Siemens Energy and OpenSpirit announced their intention to partner on an architecture enabling XHQ operations intelligence users to access data from all geoscience applications and data stores compatible with OpenSpirit. This cooperation supports the Microsoft Upstream Oil & Gas Reference Architecture project and enables the user to integrate the entire intelligent oil field in one presentation layer.
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Siemens Hands Over Severn Power Combined Cycle Power Plant in the UK to DONG Energy Ahead of Schedule Siemens Energy handed over the Severn Power combined cycle power plant located in Uskmouth in the vicinity of Newport, Wales, one week ahead of schedule to the customer DONG Energy. Thanks to Siemens advanced burner technology the plant’s nitrogen oxide emission levels are very low at approximately 15ppm (parts per million). The 834MW plant achieves full output after only 30min to 35min. The plant’s high operating flexibility means that it is capable of very quickly compensating for the fluctuating feed-in from wind turbines. With its efficiency of approximately 58% and low nitrogen oxide emissions, Severn Power will supply more than 1.5 million households with ecofriendly electricity.
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German President Wulff Visits Siemens Solar Receiver Production Plant in Israel On 29 November, on the occasion of a trip to Israel, German President Christian Wulff visited the Siemens solar thermal production plant in Bet Shemesh, Israel, approximately 20km west of Jerusalem. The Siemens plant produces high-efficiency solar receivers, which are key components of solar thermal power plants. The German head of state was provided with information on site on the individual steps involved in the production of these high-tech components and on prospects for the utilisation of CO2-free solar energy.
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Siemens Receives Second Order for Direct Drive Wind Turbines in the US Siemens Energy will supply 15 of its SWT-3.0-101 direct drive wind turbines for Minnesota Power’s Bison 1 wind power plant near Center, North Dakota. Minnesota Power modified its original order, replacing 33 Siemens SWT-2.3-101 geared wind turbines to now include 16 2.3MW SWT-2.3-101 and 15 innovative 3MW SWT-3.0-101 direct drive machines.
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Siemens Hands over PowerSeraya's Combined Cycle Power CoGeneration Plant in Singapore Official handover of units 30 & 40 of PowerSeraya’s combined cycle power cogeneration plant by Siemens Energy took place on 20 October 2010. The new units replace three oil-fired plants on Jurong Island in southwest Singapore. Siemens built the turnkey, 800MW plant in an open consortium consisting of Siemens AG as the consortium leader, Siemens Pte. Ltd. Singapore and Samsung C&T Korea.
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Siemens Wins Maintenance Contracts for Offshore Electric Grid Connections in the North Sea Successful entry into the maintenance market for German offshore wind farm connections.
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