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Beni Suef turbine placement: "A great example for innovation that benefits mankind!”

For Egypt, Ingenuity for life means that Siemens is helping to create a resilient, flexible and secure energy system – a milestone of this development was recently celebrated at the Beni Suef combined cycle power plant construction site. Upon completion, it will be one of the largest power plants in the world, Sarah Hashish reports from Cairo. Over the last months, the highway from Cairo to Beni Suef had witnessed the transportation of 400 tonnes of material and equipment. On Thursday May 19th ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| May 03, 2016

SIESTORAGE provides a stable and reliable power supply

HM16: Reliable power supply for industry

The energy market is currently undergoing significant change. The trend toward decentralized, intelligent energy systems is expected to continue. As a result, production and manufacturing have to continuously adapt to these new conditions. According to studies, worldwide energy consumption is expected to increase by about one third by the year 2030. Changes in customer demand and flexible production methods have resulted in less predictable energy requirements. Yet the stability of the power sup ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| Apr 27, 2016

Siemens Sinalytcis

HM16: A new way of looking at energy service

Digitalization is having a significant impact on our industry. Experts predict that by 2020, the volume of digital data in the universe will reach 44 trillion gigabytes. With advanced analytics, Big Data are being transformed into Smart Data, which is revolutionizing business models across all industries, including energy. While we have been using data in our remote monitoring and diagnostics for many years, it's the additional opportunities coming from advanced analytics that are really transfo ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| Apr 26, 2016

SIEMENS Resiliency

HM16: Transformer solutions for maximum network stability

We work with great dedication to create innovative, end-to-end technological solutions that ensure a safe, sustainable global energy supply – a supply that is essential for both the success of industrial companies and the rising standard of living for a growing world population. Stable networks are the crucial element, enabling power generators and network operators to avoid electricity outages as much as possible, and to respond swiftly to emergency situations. Transformer safety and protection ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| Apr 25, 2016

Siemens TIP Totally Integrated Power II

Hannover Fair 2016: An intelligent energy supply for Industrie 4.0

We support companies in the manufacturing and process industries on their way to the Digital Enterprise. Integrating the energy supply into digital environments is particularly important if lasting competitive advantages are to be achieved. We help with the intelligent integration of the energy supply into planning processes, industrial automation and complete strategies for improved energy efficiency. At Hannover Messe 2016, we’re showing in practical terms how Totally Integrated Power (TIP) – ...

Present-day Cairo, a metropolis that thirsts for more and stable electricity

The energy landscape in Egypt: Then and now (and in the future)

The Egypt Megaproject will boost the country’s generating capacity by 50% – but why is this massive surge needed? Learn more about the background of this groundbreaking project.When Sarah Hashish from Siemens AG first started working at the company’s headquarters in Egypt, the electricity situation was still stable. In 2011, Sarah noticed that friends and family started voicing their frustration with the unreliable supply of electricity on social media, and she frequently experienced shortages w ...

Chris King| Apr 11, 2016


Engaging Customers: Siemens' Vision for the 51st State Utility

This week, Siemens is participating in the Smart Electric Power Alliance’s 51st State Summit, presenting our vision for the Consumer-Driven Utility. Our submission proposes a consumer-driven grid, enabled and delivered in large part by regulated utilities, and lays out a roadmap to get there not just in the 51st State – but anywhere.The electricity business is being transformed by powerful forces. The evolving world is a confluence of new and less costly distributed energy resources, information ...

A worker steadies the turbine suspended in mid-air

The first two H-Class gas turbines touch Egyptian soil

Having seen off the H-class turbines in mid-March in Berlin leaving on a barge down the canal toward Rotterdam, Sarah Hashish and her colleagues came to the port of Adabiya to welcome the two SGT5-8000H to Egypt. On a brisk morning at the Adabiya port in Egypt, cargo weighing almost 900 tons was unloaded and placed on massive, 320-wheel, 20-axle hydraulic trailers. Looking on from the deck was Sarah Hashish from Communications and Government Affairs at Siemens AG. The sunshine offered a welcome ...

Author Sarah Hashish watches as equipment is loaded for shipping to Egypt, where she will be waiting to meet the H-class turbines at the port of Adabiyah

Homeward bound – From Berlin to Adabiyah

As she prepares her journey to Egypt, Sarah Hashish of Siemens’ Communications and Government Affairs reflects on how the Megaproject will affect the lives of ordinary Egyptians and lay the groundwork for sustainable economic growth.Watching the barge head down the canal from Berlin-Westhafen towards Rotterdam and onwards to Egypt, I’m excited to begin my own journey back home. I was born and raised in Cairo, where I began working for Siemens 15 years ago. In 2007, I moved to the Siemens headqua ...

Heike Onken| Mar 21, 2016


Energy supply of the future

In the third part of our blog series leading up to Hannover Messe, we are focusing on the industrial energy supply, a topic that is important because of the transformation that the energy market is currently undergoing. According to studies, worldwide energy consumption is expected to increase by about one third by the year 2030. Changes in customer demand and flexible production methods have resulted in less predictable energy requirements. Factors playing an increasingly important role in powe ...