Siemens Energy, Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Benchmarks in HVDC Technology: Siemens Puts World's First 800-kV High-Voltage Direct-Current Link Into Operation in China

Erlangen, Germany,- In late December 2009, Siemens Energy and the utility China Southern Power Grid put into operation the first pole of a HVDC system of enormous scale and magnitude: With a transmission capacity of 5000 megawatts (MW) und covering a distance of more than 1400 kilometers the Yunnan-Guangdong high-voltage direct-current transmission system (HVDC) recently is the world's most...

Read More »
Mechanical Power Transmission

DONG Energy and Siemens Enter into a New Supply Agreement Regarding Offshore Wind Turbines

Siemens to deliver wind turbines and grid connection for Offshore Wind Farm Lincs in UK Siemens and DONG Energy have further expanded their cooperation in offshore wind power. In March 2009, DONG Energy and the Siemens Energy Sector entered into an agreement for the supply of up to 500 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of up to 1,800 megawatts. The supply agreement was the world's...

Read More »
Siemens Energy Presents New Control System for Industrial Steam Turbines
Controls & Controllers

Siemens Energy Presents New Control System for Industrial Steam Turbines

Erlangen (Germany) - With TURLOOP CS Siemens Energy Service offers a control system for industrial steam turbines that is based on proven standard components to provide high operating safety and reliability, flexibility and user friendliness. Market launch will take place in early 2010. The TURLOOP control system, with global sales of more than 400 systems to date, provides Siemens Energy Service...

Read More »
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Focus on Smart Grids: Siemens to Supply Innovative Holistic Smart Metering Solution to EnBW Subsidiary

Erlangen, Germany, - By providing a holistic future-oriented smart metering solution Siemens Energy will support the utility EnBW Ostwürttemberg Donau Ries AG (EnBW ODR) in expanding its supply network to form a smart grid. Siemens will supply the smart metering Infrastructure based on the metering and distribution network automation system AMIS. The system will be supplemented by a modern...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

London Array: Siemens to Provide Grid Access for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

With its 175 Siemens wind turbines and a total capacity of 630 megawatts (MW) the London Array offshore wind farm will following completion be the largest of its kind in the world. After Siemens Energy was already appointed to supply the turbines for the wind farm, the company also received the order to connect London Array to the power supply network. Purchasers are Dong Energy, E.ON and Masdar,...

Read More »
Next Generation Onshore Wind Turbines: Siemens Installs Prototype of Three-Megawatt Direct Drive Wind Turbine
Mechanical Power Transmission

Next Generation Onshore Wind Turbines: Siemens Installs Prototype of Three-Megawatt Direct Drive Wind Turbine

Siemens Energy has installed the first prototype of a newly designed direct-drive wind turbine. The new SWT-3.0-101 DD is a gearless machine with a power rating of three megawatts (MW). It has a rotor diameter of 101 meters. The prototype was installed close to the Danish town of Brande, where Siemens Wind Power headquarters is located. Direct drive wind turbines offer a smart, straightforward...

Read More »
Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Wins New Order for Wind Power Plant in New Zealand

Erlangen, Germany, - Siemens Energy and Meridian Energy have signed an order for the supply of 28 SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines for the Te Uku wind power project near Hamilton, New Zealand. The wind farm is scheduled to come on line in 2011 and will have a capacity of 64 megawatts (MW), which is enough power to meet the needs of 30,000 households. It is estimated that the project will save...

Read More »
Communication Systems & Equipment

KCP&L Selects Siemens for Smart Grid Demonstration Project

Stimulus funds will help deploy a fully integrated Smart Grid in a designated Green Impact Zone and surrounding areas ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 24 - Siemens Energy, Inc. has been selected by KCP&L, Kansas City, Missouri, to provide a Smart Grid demonstration project showing how the latest technologies will enable the advanced utility of the future. Partial funding for the project is from the American...

Read More »
Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Wins First Wind Turbine Order in Mexico

Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for 70 wind turbines for the Los Vergeles wind farm in Tamaulipas, Mexico. This is the first order received by Siemens for wind turbines in the Latin America region. Purchaser is Grupo Soluciones en Energias Renovables (GSEER), a Mexican wind energy developer. With a total installed rated capacity of more than 160 megawatts (MW), the Los Vergeles wind farm...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

For Higher Capacity and Greater Grid Stability: Siemens to Expand HVDC Link in New Zealand

Siemens Energy has received an order from Wellington-based Transpower New Zealand Limited, the national grid operator, to modernize and increase the capacity of the existing high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between the country's North and South Island. For the Inter Island Connector Pole 3" HVDC project Siemens will supply two turnkey converter stations and replace the aging converters...

Read More »

All Topics