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  • Easy integration of industrial heating processes into automated systems

    Two new product lines for controlling electrical heating elements in 230 V and 400 V/480 V networks: Siplus HCS4200 and HCS4300 Industrial heating processes integrated in TIA Portal: simplified engineering, effective diagnosis and parameterization New heating control systems from Siemens switch and control heating panels and elements in industrial applications: Siplus HCS4200 is ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Second generation wired mobile panels for automation

    New Simatic HMI Mobile Panels with enhanced performance, flexibility, convenience and quality Brilliant seven or nine inch widescreen display with 40 percent greater area Novel emergency stop button for safe automation Compact connection box for small machines with a small footprint The new ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Siemens drives forward digitalization of industrial automation

    Digitalization as a growth driver for industry Siemens exhibits integral portfolio for industrial electrification, automation and digitalization at the SPS IPC Drives fair New strategic alignment specifically targeting discrete and process industries By expanding its integral portfolio of hardware, software and services, ...


    By Siemens AG

  • ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order in Brazil as Renewable Energy Demand Grows

      CARY, N.C., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eolicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter.   Brazil has traditionally relied heavily on ...


    By ABB

  • Energy Department Awards $4.5 Million for Innovative Wind Power R&D Projects

    The Energy Department today announced $4.5 million for four projects to help increase deployment of innovative wind power technologies by optimizing the operation, boosting efficiency, and improving the environmental performance of wind energy systems. The research and development (R&D) projects, located in Maine, North Carolina, Nebraska, and Texas, contribute to the Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Largest Federal Wind Farm to Be Built by Siemens

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has awarded a contract to Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. (Siemens) to construct the federal government’s largest wind farm. The Pantex wind farm is expected to save an average of $2.9 million annually over the 20-year contract term. The installation will consist of five 2.3 megawatt turbines located on 1,500 acres of ...

  • DOE announces nearly US$14m to go to 28 new wind energy projects

    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the selection of 28 new wind energy projects for up to $13.8 million in funding – including $12.8 million in Recovery Act funds.  These projects will help address market and deployment challenges including wind turbine research and testing and transmission analysis, planning, assessments. Along with the new awards, Secretary Chu ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NREL and alstom celebrate wind turbine installation

    Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with officials from Alstom, today commemorated the successful installation and full capacity operation of a 3 megawatt Alstom ECO 100 wind turbine at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center.  This event signifies a crucial step forward in the long-term, collaborative ...

  • SAP xEM: Automated compliance at PacifiCorp by Randy Voss , Analyst Business Systems/SAP of PacifiCorp

    Untitled Document PacifiCorp is an electric energy producer in the Western United States, providing more than 1.6 million customers with reliable and efficient energy. The company works to meet a growing energy ...


  • GE Launches Advanced Technology Space Frame Tower for Wind Turbines

    Space Frame Tower Provides Cost-Effective Way to Go Taller in New Locations Enclosed Lattice Tower Available on GE’s Multi-Megawatt Wind Turbine Platform Up to 139-Meter Space Frame Tower Shipped on Standard Trucks and Ocean Vessels for Logistics Ease Today, GE’s (NYSE: GE) ...


    By General Electric

  • Energy Trend interview

    Most solar PV installations are currently fixed system. Although solar tracking systems are capable of altering their angular position to follow the sun dial path and increases daily power generation efficiency, they have not emerged in the mainstream due to issues related to installation, maintenance and price. Energy Trend has conducted an exclusive interview with Topper Sun Energy, a ...

  • Siemens presents industry-specific motors for steel plants

    Expansion of the Simotics Definite Purpose portfolio with steel plant motors specially designed for applications in the steel industry Optimized versions available for operation with Sinamics S120 converters as an integrated drive system Efficiency class IE3 for energy-efficient network operation Siemens has developed industry-specific motors for steel plants on the ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Connexion Debuts Clean Energy Solutions at the 2011 ComEd Energy Expo

    The Energy Efficiency Expo returned to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center last week for its 2nd year bringing together some 1,000 decision-makers from ComEd's largest business customers - senior management, chief engineers, energy managers, facility managers, and plant managers - all looking for energy efficiency solutions for their organizations. ...


    By Connexion

  • Department of Energy awards $156 million for groundbreaking energy research projects

    Arun Majumdar, Director of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), today announced 60 cutting-edge research projects aimed at dramatically improving how the U.S. produces and uses energy. With $156 million from the Fiscal Year 2011 budget, the new ARPA-E selections focus on accelerating innovations in clean technology while increasing America's ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ABB wins $30 million solar power plant order in Spain

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $30 million order from GA Solar, part of the Gestamp Corporation, to deliver a 13 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in northern Spain. Once connected to the grid, the plant will supply up to 22.6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electric power a year, avoiding the generation of over 11,500 tons of CO2 emissions, equivalent to the ...


    By ABB

  • 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards Spotlight Green Energy and Sustainability Efforts

     "Green" was the predominant color as the 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards were presented to 21 companies and industry leaders at a gala dinner in New York last night. Clean energy and sustainability themes prevailed in the entries for this year's awards, not only setting the criteria for honors in energy efficiency and technology categories, but also gaining points for ...


    By Platts

  • EnerNOC`s DemandSMART Named Energy Product of the Year at Environment and Energy Awards

    EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), the world's leading provider of demand response applications and services, today announced that DemandSMART?, EnerNOC's comprehensive demand response application, has been selected by SustainabilityLive's Environment and Energy Awards as the 2012 Energy Product of ...


    By EnerNOC, Inc.

  • Bloomberg New Energy Finance Honors Ten New Energy Pioneers

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the world's leading provider of news, data and analysis on the clean energy and carbon markets, today announced its selections of 2011 New Energy Pioneers at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City. In its second year, the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneers program identifies companies from across the world that are ...


    By Bloomberg

  • Alstom Haliade 150 Offshore Wind Turbine – Part of US DOE’s1 Advanced Technology Demonstration Programme

    Alstom is a member of a team led by Dominion Virginia Power, which has been ...


    By Alstom

  • Siemens reorganizes into three sectors, one of which Energy

    Siemens AG has taken a further important step in restructuring the company. The company plans to organize its operations in the three Sectors Industry, Energy and Healthcare into 15 Divisions as of January 2008. “This new and more focused company structure will further increase our profitability and transparency. Clear responsibilities will ensure that we are faster in the market and closer to ...


    By Siemens AG

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