Postings tagged with: energy

Living Energy| Jun 21, 2016

Siemens Karim Amin

Siemens’ Karim Amin on Strong Partnerships

Interview with the Siemens Magazine: Fresh from clinching an €8 billion contract that will boost the energy output of his native Egypt by nearly 50 percent, Siemens head of global power and gas sales Karim Amin combines a relaxed charm with a formidable grasp of an extensive portfolio. As a trained commissioning engineer, the father-of-two has a hands-on appreciation for the nuts-and-bolts of establishing a stable energy supply; whether the customer is a large country or small company, a floati ...

Living Energy| Jun 20, 2016

The fascinating thing about the technology is that the heat to power ratio can be freely adjusted Udo Brockmeier Chairman of Stadtwerke Düsseldorf

Top marks in flexibility and efficiency

In an interview with the Siemens Magazine, Udo Brockmeier from public utility Stadtwerke Düsseldorf explains what the new power plant on the Lausward site means for his city, and why opting for a future-proof technology at the right moment has paid off. “Fortuna” is different. If you hadn’t realized this before, you certainly do when you’re standing 45 meters up on the visitor platform of the new power plant block with Udo Brockmeier, chairman of the public utility Stadtwerke Düsseldorf. With a ...

Harald Mayer| Jun 03, 2016


Transformer Spare Parts: Be Prepared for Grid Reliability

Grid reliability is now a top priority, and challenge, for utilities — thanks, in part, to vast increases in the amount of renewables and other distributed resources on the grid. Transformer maintenance is an important part of achieving reliability, since transformers are working harder than ever. Downtime isn’t just costly; it can stress and compromise other parts of your grid. Siemens Customer Services (Transformer Lifecycle Management (TLM)) offers easy, fast access to the right spare parts f ...

Sonita Lontoh| Jun 02, 2016


What does the internet of things mean for the energy sector?

This article was first published on the World Economic Forum agenda. It’s reprinted here with permissions. Sonita Lontoh is the Vice-President of Marketing at Siemens Digital Grid and will be speaking at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit hosted by President Barack Obama in Silicon Valley on 22-24 June. When renowned American psychologist Abraham Maslow came up with his famous Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in 1943, he had studied what he called “exemplary” people, such as Albert Einstein, E ...

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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

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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

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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 ...