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ABB Power and Automation for the World's First Renewable Energy Island
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ABB Power and Automation for the World's First Renewable Energy Island

Most remote of the Canary Islands will become self-sufficient with renewable energy Zurich, Switzerland - A Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean is set to become the first island in the world to be powered solely by renewable energy. The $87 million project will provide electricity for the island's 11,000 inhabitants using a combination of wind power and pumped water storage. ABB power and...

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Controls and Controllers

Siemens to Build New Substation in Abu Dhabi

Order worth approximately EUR100 million Siemens Energy has received an order to build a new turnkey 400-kV substation in Abu Dhabi. The order for the 400/132-kV substation is worth over AED500 million (approximately EUR100 million), and was signed with the utility Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and the transmission grid operator Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Siemens to Supply Topside Solutions for FPSO in Brazil

Siemens Energy has been awarded several contracts for the supply of topside solutions including power generation, water injection and power distribution packages for a Brazilian FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) project. Purchaser for the power generators and power distribution systems is Singapore-based Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. and Wasco through its subsidiary Gas Services...

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Controls and Controllers

Siemens to Supply Key Components for Two Major HVDC Projects in China

Transmission of eco-friendly hydro-based electricity to megacities in the Guangdong region Siemens Energy is to supply key components for the two high-voltage direct-current transmission projects Nuozhadu-Guangdong and Xiluodu-Guangdong in southern China. Purchaser is China Southern Power Grid Company, Guangzhou. Nuozhadu-Guangdong will have a transmission capacity of 5000 megawatts (MW) at a DC...

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Power Plants

ABB Wins Major Greenfield Hydro Project in Peru

ABB to provide power equipment and engineering for Cheves hydropower plant in Peru; region will benefit from greater reliability, relief from voltage fluctuations, power cuts Orlando, Florida - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, today announced it has won a power generation order to provide power equipment and engineering for the Cheves greenfield hydropower plant in Peru....

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Gas Insulated Switchgear features 245 kV design.

Series ELK-14 Gas Insulated Switchgear feature single-phase isolation and are delivered tested and mounted on frame. Intelligent control and protection equipment is installed in control cubicle directly at bay. Operating mechanisms are placed in front of bays and current transformers are located outside gas compartments to ease accessibility. Rated voltage is 253 kV, and current capacity is 3,150...

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Battery Chargers

Siemens Presents Energy-efficient Power Supply Solutions at the Hanover Fair

At this year's Hanover Fair Siemens Energy presented smart, eco-friendly solutions for power generation, transmission and distribution. The highlights included a new 2.3-MW gearless wind turbine for low wind speeds, solutions for the connection of offshore wind farms to the grid using high-voltage direct-current transmission technology (HVDC) as well as a charging point, which can charge electric...

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Turbines

Siemens to Supply Power Plant in United Arab Emirates

Follow-up order for Shuweihat power plant Siemens Energy has received a follow-up order from the emirate of Abu Dhabi for the construction of a turnkey combined cycle power plant. The company will build the Shuweihat S3 plant together with its Korean partner Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. approximately 260 kilometers west of Abu Dhabi. Purchaser is a consortium comprising the Japanese...

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Everything from a Single Source: Siemens to Supply Pre-Manufactured Packaged Substations for Heavy Industries
Power Distribution Systems

Everything from a Single Source: Siemens to Supply Pre-Manufactured Packaged Substations for Heavy Industries

Erlangen, Germany - 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). Siemens will thus be in a position to offer complete solutions...

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DC to DC Power Supplies (Converters)

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. 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...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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