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Siemens and MAPNA to Start Transfer of Know-How for F-Class Gas Turbines

September 23, 2016

Shipment of the first gas turbine for Bandar Abbas power plant in Iran Only six months after signing of the energy agreement with the MAPNA Group, Siemens has shipped the first F-class gas turbine for the project Bandar Abbas to Iran. This is the first stage of the bilateral contract covering the transfer of know-how for F-class gas turbine technology between Siemens and MAPNA. As part of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Build Offshore Wind Project with Innovative Foundations and Cable Systems

September 22, 2016

Gravity jacket concept for cost-efficient foundations First offshore installation of SWT

7.0 - 154 wind turbine including 66kV transformer, cable and switchgear Cable in pipe for cost-efficient cable systems Four wind turbines and related equipment take a large step into the future of offshore wind technology: Nissum Bredning Vindmøllelaug and Jysk Energi placed the winning... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Showcase new Onshore Wind Turbines and Service Innovation

September 19, 2016

Siemens at WindEnergy Hamburg trade show at Hall 6, Booth B6.362

  • Panelists at Wind Europe conference
  • Booth presentation on 360 square meters
  • Product launches include new onshore turbines and service products
At the WindEnergy 2016 trade show Siemens will showcase various innovations designed to address the challenges of the energy transition:... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Powerphase Issued Patent for Transformational Gas Turbine Upgrade

September 12, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Powerphase, a developer of upgrades for gas turbines, has been issued a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), US Patent No. 9,388,737 for a new type of technology that improves the output, fuel efficiency and responsiveness of gas turbines, including those used in electric power generation, gas processing plants and industrial processes. The gas turbine... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Provide long-term Service for Eight Gas Turbines at Four Power Plants in Mexico

September 6, 2016

• Service and maintenance for six SGT6-8000H and two SGT6-5000F gas turbines included in the 16-year agreement  • Supports Mexico’s commitment to meeting the country’s increasing demand for reliable and efficient energy Siemens has received an order to provide long-term service and maintenance at four power plants in Mexico. The service agreement covers the eight gas turbines and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 64 Wind Turbines for 147 MW Onshore Project in the U.S.

September 2, 2016

• 64 SWT-2.3-108 for Grant Plains Wind in Oklahoma • Clean renewable energy for more than 50,000 U.S. households • Long-term service included Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 64 onshore wind turbines for the onshore Grant Plains Wind project in Oklahoma. The customer is Apex Clean Energy. The wind power plant with a total capacity of 147 megawatts (MW)... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Key Power Plant Components to Industrial Customer in Mexico

September 2, 2016

• Largest private cogeneration project to date for Siemens in Mexico Siemens has received an order to supply an H-class gas turbine, one SST-800 steam turbine and two associated generators as well as four switchgear units for the Altamira combined cycle cogeneration power plant in Mexico. The entire power plant will have an electrical capacity of around 350 megawatts (MW) and will also... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Nine Compact Steam Turbines to Great Britain and the United States

August 10, 2016

Within a period of just a few weeks, Siemens has received orders from customers in Great Britain and the United States for a total of nine compact steam turbines. The turbines are to be manufactured at Siemens’ production site in Frankenthal, Germany. Three SST-040 turbines have been ordered by the Dutch energy provider Kara Energy Systems B.V. for biomass power plants in Great Britain, while... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Steam Turbines Supply Electricity and Process Steam for Pulp Factory in Brazil

August 3, 2016

Two Siemens SST-800 steam turbines are supplying electricity and process steam to a pulp factory in Brazil. The SST-800 has a capacity of 190 megawatts (MW), making it among the largest steam turbines in use in the pulp and paper industry worldwide. The plant has a total capacity of 270 MW. The customer is Klabin, a leading manufacturer and exporter of paper and packaging. An extraction... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures follow-up Onshore Wind Project in Australia

July 28, 2016

  • 32 SWT-3.2-113 Direct Drive wind turbines for Hornsdale Stage 2
  • Clean renewable energy for more than 70,000 households
  • Long-term service contract included
Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Integrated Heat Recovery Module improves generator efficacy.

July 27, 2016

Integrated exhaust heat recovery module increases efficiency and performance of GT333S microturbine powered electric generators. Allowing GT333S to achieve >80% total system efficiency, this Combined Heat and Power (CHP) module allows recovery of up to 545 additional kilowatts of thermal energy to be used as part of process hot water or in absorption chiller. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

July 14, 2016

North Logan, Utah (USA) - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. METU has used VABS for a variety of projects in its Department of Aerospace... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 141 Turbines for Major Wind Power Plant in New Mexico and Texas, USA

July 11, 2016

  • Broadview Wind project with a combined capacity of 324 megawatts
  • Siemens Financial Services Division to provide loans for the project
  • Project expected to supply about 180,000 average U.S. homes
Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Expands Portfolio with 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

July 7, 2016

  • New offshore SWT-8.0-154 turbine with up to 10% higher AEP based on existing offshore direct drive platform
  • Direct drive SWT-3.3-130 onshore wind turbine passes type certificate from DNV GL
Siemens’ direct drive wind turbine technology for offshore and onshore wind turbines reaches the next development milestone: The latest addition to the offshore direct... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Outboard Engine features computer-optimized combustion.

June 24, 2016

Designed using computer modelling of moment of combustion to maximize performance regarding increased torque, fuel economy, and emissions reduction, Evinrude E-TEC G2 features extended required dealer-scheduled maintenance interval of every 5 years or 500 hr.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) Jet Engine Featured at Sustainable Brands 2016

June 10, 2016

Sustainability Leaders to Learn of Breakthrough Improvements in Fuel Efficiency, Regulated Emissions and Noise Footprint SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2016 - United Technologies Corp., well known for creating smart, sustainable technologies for the building and aerospace industries, is showcasing Pratt Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engine to attendees at this year's Sustainable Brands... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

ABB Highlights High Performance Wind Technologies at AWEA Windpower 2016

May 26, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana – Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), microgrids, control systems and grid integration solutions on display to help wind developers and operators across the wind value chain leverage new technologies from source to socket. ABB, the wind industry’s leading technology solutions provider, is unveiling new wind farm applications and best practices at AWEA... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Volvo Penta Supplies Tier 4 Final Engines for Wiggins Lift Company

May 23, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.)  Wiggins Lift Company, Inc. has chosen Volvo Penta as the preferred OEM supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its line of industrial material handling machines. The California-based company deployed its first fork lift with a Volvo Penta six-cylinder TAD870 engine for stevedoring operations at Port Hueneme, Calif. Recently, the company delivered new marina... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service for New Panda Hummel Station Power Plant in U.S.

May 17, 2016

Siemens has been awarded a 23-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the upcoming Panda Hummel Station, a 1,124 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. The customer is Panda Power Funds, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The new agreement includes coverage of scheduled maintenance activities, program management, and parts for the plant’s three SGT6-5000F gas... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Selected as Technology Partner for Natural Gas-fueled Power Plant in the US

April 12, 2016

• H-class Flex-Plant™ combined cycle for Lordstown Energy Center in Ohio • Total installed capacity of 940 megawatts to power approximately 800,000 households • Siemens Financial Services provides 27 per cent of the overall equity investment • Order volume exceeds USD 800 million including long-term service contract Siemens was chosen from Clean Energy Future as the turnkey... Read More