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Siemens Enjoys Success with Its SPPA-T3000 I&C System in China
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Siemens Enjoys Success with Its SPPA-T3000 I&C System in China

Already installed in 36 Chinese power plant units Together with its joint venture partner Shanghai Electric Power Generation Equipment Co., Ltd. (SEPG), Siemens Energy has received a new order for delivery of its SPPA-T3000 I&C system and for gas turbine components for four SGT5-4000F units. The customer is the power provider Shenergy Company Ltd. The components are to be used in the LNG-fueled...

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Clean Power from Africa

Siemens supports the Desertec initiative with environmentally friendly technology Erlangen, Germany, July 13, 2009 - Along with other industrial companies, Siemens Energy is participating in the Desertec initiative to provide sustainable power to Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed today in Munich. Environmentally friendly power...

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Expansion of Solar Business Advancing Very Well - Siemens Receives First Photovoltaic Order from Statkraft
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Expansion of Solar Business Advancing Very Well - Siemens Receives First Photovoltaic Order from Statkraft

Erlangen, Germany, June 25, 2009 - Siemens Energy has received an order from Italy for turnkey construction of a large ground-based photovoltaic plant. Purchaser is the Norwegian utility Statkraft. The plant with a peak output of 3.3 megawatts will be built in Casale in the vicinity of Rome and supply over 1200 Italian households with eco-friendly electricity. As general contractor Siemens will...

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A Milestone for Cleaner Coal Technology: Key Equipment Arrives at Duke Energy's IGCC Plant in Indiana

ATLANTA--24 June 2009-- Marking a significant step forward in the use of cleaner coal technology to help meet the country's future energy requirements, the first major pieces of equipment have arrived at Duke Energy's Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle (IGCC) plant in Edwardsport, Ind. Using GE IGCC technology, the plant is expected to be the largest cleaner coal IGCC facility of its type in...

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ABB Delivers Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant Solution in Record Time

High efficiency modular solution for Totana in Spain Zurich, Switzerland, May 26, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has completed delivery and commissioning of the 1-megawatt (MW) Totana photovoltaic power plant located in the region of Murcia in Spain. In a year, Totana produces 2.2 gigawatt-hours of grid-quality electric power and displaces some 1,350 tons of...

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GE Hitachi Signs Agreement in India with Leading Local Engineering and Construction Company as Nation Plans Nuclear Energy Expansion

Agreement with Larsen & Toubro Strengthens GEH's Local Supplier Network for Future, Multi-Unit Reactor Project to Help Meet Energy and Climate Goals WILMINGTON, N.C.--19 May 2009-- GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced it has signed a nuclear power plant development agreement with India's top engineering and construction company, Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T). The agreement with L&T is an...

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Siemens Installs 1-MWp Photovoltaic Plant in Italy

Erlangen, Germany, May 7, 2009 Siemens installs 1-MWp photovoltaic plant in Italy Siemens Energy has built a large ground-based photovoltaic plant in Italy under contract to Ferrarelle S.p.A, the Italian bottled water company. The turnkey solar power plant, with a peak capacity of 1 megawatt (MWp), was constructed 50 kilometers north of Naples in the Campania region. The solar power plant was...

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Siemens Energy Awarded Third Series of U.S. Contracts to Upgrade Power Plant Controls with Advanced I&C System

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Siemens Energy's Instrumentation & Electrical Business Unit has been awarded its third series of new contracts for its innovative SPPA-T3000 distributed control system in 2009. Each contract is for upgrading the control systems at United States power generating facilities located in Alabama, New Jersey and Ohio with the installation of the SPPA-T3000. Since the...

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Siemens Receives Additional U.S. Contracts to Upgrade Power Plant Controls with Advanced I&C System

February 19, 2009 Siemens Energy's Instrumentation & Electrical Business Unit has been awarded contracts from Arizona Public Service (APS), Granite Ridge Energy LLC and Constellation Energy to upgrade the controls at their respective power generating facilities with the installation of the Siemens Power Plant Automation T3000 (SPPA-T3000) system. The newly installed controls are expected to...

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Smart Grids Make Sustainable Cities
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Smart Grids Make Sustainable Cities

ABB and a consortium of partners in southern Germany are trying to create a sustainable power network, integrating clean energy generated by solar panels, wind turbines, fuel cells and other sources of distributed generation, and giving grid operators real-time information about supply and demand throughout the entire power network. Zurich, Switzerland, February 20, 2009 ---ABB is a partner in an...

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