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  • 20 August 2013

    As one of the leading offshore wind players, Siemens Wind Power faces the challenges of recruitment more than most. In 2004, when Siemens acquired Danish wind turbine manufacturer Bonus Energy AS, it began with only 800 staff. Since that time huge investments have been made and now nearly 8,000 people are employed globally. Between October 2010 and October 2011, an astonishing 2,000 […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siemens is to supply eight converter transformers for the Nemo Link project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Belgium and Great Britain. The customer is Nemo Link, a joint venture between National Grid Nemo Link Limited, a subsidiary company of the UK’s National Grid Plc, and the Belgian Elia Group. The HVDC link […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens will add its 59% stake in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to the Gas and Power division spinoff which will be managed separately. The new Gas and Power division ”is to be given complete independence and entrepreneurial freedom through a carveout and a subsequent public listing”, Siemens said. Plans call for the stock exchange listing to […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Markus Tacke, previously CEO of Siemens Wind Power, will head the Offshore business at the new company established by Siemens and Gamesa – Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

  • 16 February 2011

    Teesside’s  bid to become a manufacturing powerhouse for offshore wind was dealt a blow when Siemens took a major project to Hull.   (gazettelive) [mappress] Source: gazettelive , February 16, 2011

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Starting October 1, 2014, Siemens’ activities will be organized into nine Divisions. The Wind Power and Renewables Division will serve, among other things, the rapidly growing field of onshore and offshore wind power generation.  As part of its realignment, Siemens AG has also named its future management team. The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG has appointed […]

  • 9 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil and Siemens have signed a technology development cooperation agreement. The partnership will initially embrace wind power, subsea technology, electrical engineering technology and energy efficiency measures. Cooperation between the companies facilitates the development of future path-breaking technology. Based on complementary user needs and technological opportunities we aim at developing technological solutions that contribute to more […]

  • 18 July 2014

    Siemens Wind Power has been shaken up by two senior executives’ resignations. Chief executive for onshore wind, Jan Kjaersgaard, is leaving Siemens to take the CEO position with an undisclosed Danish company. Henrik Stiesdal, chief technology officer, will also leave the company “to devote most of his time to family and private life.“ Morten Rasmussen, […]

  • 24 May 2011

      Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, starts construction of the second offshore transformer platform for Siemens Energy today at its Wismar yard. The HelWin alpha platform will be built in separate sections at Wismar and Warnemünde and provide work for up to 450 employees over the course […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Over the summer, several hands contributed to put Siemens’ service operation vessels (SOVs) into shape. The first SOV hull has been built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey. It arrived at the Havyard shipyard in Norway in August – its final building site. Soon, the first SOV will be ready for docking out and first sea trials. […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has unveiled a lithium-ion battery-based energy storage system for offshore operations including offshore wind.

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Eddie O’Connor, CEO Mainstream Renewable Power, has welcomed the announcement of Siemens’ investment of £160m with its port partner Associated British Ports (ABP) in a manufacturing facility at Hull on the Humber in the UK. ABP are investing £150m. Commenting on the announcement Dr O’Connor said: “This investment is to be welcomed for several […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Technology

    Heerema Fabrication in Zwijndrecht, a subsidiary of the Heerema Group, has given Siemens Water Technologies the order for the delivery of a Chloropac hypochlorite generator for seawater cooling. The order is worth over half a million Euros. The generator will be used at the North Sea platform DolWin1 and is the first Chloropac system to […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    CWind has won a contract to provide a team of technicians to support Siemens’ operations and maintenance services at offshore wind farms in Germany. The recent contract win with Siemens further expands the company’s growth in the O&M phase, starting with service provision at the 288MW Meerwind offshore wind farm in the North Sea. CWind […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norway’s Eidesvik Offshore has been awarded another contract with Siemens Wind Power for the service operation vessel Acergy Viking. The Acergy Viking will commence a new six-month contract plus options for Siemens Wind Power in the German offshore wind sector in June 2017. The two companies signed the first charter agreement for the Acergy Viking in […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of the new Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine. Built on the current largest offshore wind turbine in the Siemens Gamesa fleet, the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex can reach a capacity of 11MW under specific site conditions, […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Siemens is starting fiscal 2013 with solid figures. Compared to the same period last year, revenue increased slightly in the first quarter due to the good order backlog. Although new orders declined moderately year-over-year, the book-to-bill ratio was again above 1, having been below 1 for the previous three quarters in a row. Total Sectors […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The Dalby Swale has been contracted by Siemens to work on the London Array Wind Farm. The Swale was chosen for her versatility in carrying cargo and passenger comfort. The vessel is 23m long with a residual mounted wheelhouse and saloon, and a sprint speed of 30knts and cruises at 24knts. The Dalby Swale is the […]

  • 26 January 2011

    A late comer to the wind turbine manufacturing industry, Siemens AG entered the wind business six years ago when it purchased the veteran… By Peter Asmus (matternetwork) [mappress] Source: matternetwork, January 26, 2011

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wobben Properties is taking to court Siemens, companies that have purchased wind turbines from Siemens, companies that install the wind turbines for Siemens and some of Siemens’ customers, for patent infringement. The patented invention on Enercon’s Storm Control technology relates to a method of operating a pitch-controlled wind turbine. Wobben Properties, who owns Enercon’s patents, […]

  • 28 October 2015

    With the final investment decision for the Walney Extension project in place, Siemens has received its first order for the new 7MW offshore wind turbine. The company will supply, install and commission 47 direct drive wind turbines in the Walney Extension East project in the Irish Sea. The order is part of the frame agreement concluded between […]

  • 30 August 2011

    M/V “Sea Discoverer” is at the moment in Dublin mobilising for the Walney II offshore wind farm being installed by Siemens. Vessel will after mob in Dublin steam for Barrow to substitute MV “Sea Spirit” that has been working as floatel since 01st May. Both vessels are operated by Comfort at Sea the joint venture […]

  • 1 March 2016
    R&D

    Siemens team of experts at Corporate Technology is developing technologies for storing electricity generated by renewables by transforming it into other forms of energy.  Photovoltaic systems and wind turbines often produce more power than it is needed. Nevertheless, a transition to a new energy mix – in other words, ensuring a comprehensive supply of heat […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Technology

    The beginning of this year has been very productive for Siemens in offshore wind sector. Today, the company launched its 4-MW offshore wind turbine in Austria and in January the first two Siemens 6 MW wind turbines were installed at Gunfleet Sands III. The company will supply 35 of its 6 MW turbines for Westermost […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has fully installed 32 out of the 48 wind turbines at the 144 MW Westermeerwind Wind Farm. Westermeerwind is being built in the waters of the IJsselmeer, along the dikes of the Noordoostpolder. It is the largest near shore wind farm in the Netherlands. The turbines are divided into two rows along the Westermeer dike and […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has received a contract to supply, install and commission 84 7MW wind turbines, and provide grid access solution for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind project, which will feed the power to the grid through Nexans’ export cable. The Beatrice offshore wind farm will be located around 14 kilometers off the Scottish coast. The SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines […]