Postings tagged with: siemens

TheEnergyBlog Team| Jun 05, 2015

Wind Turbines made for the American market

Part of the Siemens Story

Author: Stephen Bent, Safety Training Specialist with Siemens Wind Power My proudest moment as a Siemens employee was becoming a training specialist and being able to have an impact on the lives of our technicians and their safety in the field. The best part about my job is getting to see new faces every day, getting to see old faces that I've worked with previously out in the field and getting to see them in a different capacity here at our Wind Service Training Center in Orlando. Joining Sie ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| Jun 01, 2015

The key feature, which improves performance, is the extended blade length

The Right Turbine for the Americas Markets

Author: Juan Gutierrez, Head of Onshore Product Lifecycle Management To ensure that our new SWT-2.3-120 wind turbine meets the specific needs of our customers in the Americas region, we listened to our customers. We also listened to our employees, and we gathered their input to take our proven G2 platform to the next level. The days of a one-size-fits-all approach are gone. The SWT-2.3-120 is a turbine that is designed to meet the needs of America, one of our key markets. Our goal is simple: T ...

Harald Mayer| Jun 01, 2015


Customer Support Center for Power and Energy: Support when you need it.

Managing a global powerhouse with business taking place in over 190 regions is no small task. Taking care of its customers’ enquiries for the energy industry on a global scale is not a walk in the park either. Michael Freitag, Head of Customer Support Center for Power and Energy at Siemens explains how his team tackles this challenge in a new video interview. Michael mentions that there are a variety of requests that the Customer Support Center is processing. “We are in charge of all customer in ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| May 29, 2015

The new SWT-2-3-120 wind turbine is truly a machine that is designed for American needs

Made for American needs

Author: Jacob Andersen, CEO of Siemens Wind Power Onshore Americas Siemens’ new SWT-2.3-120 wind turbine builds on the proven design principles of our G2 platform - one of the bestselling product lines in wind turbine history. We have developed this new turbine to meet the needs of our customers in the United States and throughout the Americas. A team based in our Wind Power Onshore Americas headquarters in Orlando, Florida, coordinated and led the development of the turbine. Our proximity to ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| May 20, 2015


Good for Siemens, Great for the U.S.A.

Author: Paul Medina, Loads, Controls, Acoustics Team Lead We take a lot of pride in the SWT-2.3-120 because it benefits the U.S. market. We have built relationships with some of the people who are going to be working with and servicing this turbine, and we’ve seen where it is going to be installed and how well it’s going to perform. We’ve been to sites in Texas, Oklahoma Iowa and other states, and we know who we’re designing it for - we’re designing it for home. Personally, I find it very rewa ...

Adam Wesoly| May 14, 2015

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Rebuild, Renew: How the “Internet of Things” is Changing the Way Siemens Sees the World

Helmuth Ludwig, EVP, Siemens Digital Enterprise Realization; and Mike Carlson, president, Siemens Smart Grid Originally posted May 12th on the Executive Pulse Blog Siemens USA is proud to celebrate Infrastructure Week, emphasizing the critical importance of investing in and modernizing America’s infrastructure systems. From transportation systems to the energy grid, to the U.S. industrial base and intelligent buildings, in order to rebuild and renew these essential infrastructure networks, th ...

Harald Mayer| May 11, 2015


Field Services: Siemens keeps power networks running, anywhere in the world

Outages and other power grid problems can strike at any time — even during a holiday, when there might be fewer staff available to make repairs. Siemens Field Services helps ensure system reliability by managing maintenance, repairs and more for transmission and distribution networks. In a new video, Michael Gillessen, Head of Operational Services for Siemens Asset Services, offers some examples of how Siemens Field Services helps customers around the world keep their medium- and high-voltage sw ...

John Dronette| Apr 30, 2015

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Siemens MSI’s repeat performance marks it as the Best Industrial Scale for the second year running!

For the second year in a row, the Siemens MSI conveyor belt scale has won the Weighing Review Readers’ Choice Award for Best Industrial Scale.  The MSI’s use of the parallelogram load cell allows high accuracy, easy installation and low maintenance. The parallelogram load cell removes horizontal forces caused by the belt being pulled across the scale, allowing the MSI to achieve accuracies up to 1/8% when used in a 3 idler configuration. This design eliminates the need for pivots, which are norm ...

TheEnergyBlog Team| Apr 24, 2015

SIESTORAGE - initial installation at Enel in Italy

Continuous Power Flow? Totally Integrated!

Walking from one end of Siemens’ 3,500-sqm exhibition area to the other at this year’s Hannover Messe one solution was prevalent across all areas, from Energy to Industry: Totally Integrated Power. It was a way to physically experience the comprehensive scope of Siemens’ end-to-end portfolio encompassing software and hardware products, systems and solutions for all voltage levels – from high-voltage in-feed, to low-voltage consumption, from grid access via industry application to home supply. Ba ...

Saving costs is an important factor in the wind energy business

Higher Cost Efficiency for Wind Energy

In an environmentally friendly generation mix, wind energy is now playing a major role the world over. A long way to come for a comparatively young technology. While developments to tap its full potential are still well under way, Siemens’ wind energy innovations showcased  at this year’s Hannover Messe have  one goal in common: To make the well-established renewable energy source more cost efficient. Siemens is aiming to reduce the costs of wind power. Different approaches will contribute to t ...