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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 […]

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Technology

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

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. The agreement was approved unanimously by Senvion’s creditors’ committee. The approval of the insolvency plans by the creditors’ assembly on 11 September enabled this transaction. The parties […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Siemens has placed multi-million pound contracts with companies across the UK for the construction of the transmission infrastructure for the Moray East offshore wind farm. As the lead contractor for onshore transmission infrastructure construction works for the 950MW wind farm, Siemens has placed several subcontracts since work began in September 2018. BAM Nuttall has been […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Technology

    Siemens Wind Power and Renewables has published four new Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) brochures, each representing one of the company’s four product platforms, covering both geared and direct drive wind turbines for offshore and onshore projects. The figures are based on Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) of four defined wind power projects: two offshore wind plants […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Siemens announced its proposal to divest its ocean power generation business, in particular Marine Current Turbines (MCT), based in Bristol, United Kingdom. This restructuring would affect 45 employees in the Hydro & Ocean unit in Siemens Division Wind Power & Renewables. It is expected that the divestment will need several months to be completed. This […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Marine Current Turbines (MCT) hosted a visit by Edward Davey, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to celebrate its success in receiving funding from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) for research and development into innovative tidal technology. Mr Davey was in Bristol to announce the next round of RGF funding, which will provide a £18 million […]

  • 7 July 2015

    Siemens today stepped up its activity to support the recruitment of a 1,000-strong workforce in Hull. For the first time, the company revealed details of a wide range of jobs that will be available as a result of its investment in the wind turbine blade manufacturing and associated facilities in the city. A small number of the […]

  • 17 November 2016

    NorSea Group’s subsidiary NSG Wind has signed a framework services agreement with Siemens Wind Power, which includes subsea, marine coordination, port services and logistics. “It is a stamp of approval for NSG Wind and NorSea Group which proves that the important players in the offshore wind market are interested in cooperating with companies which can […]

  • 21 June 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens and the utility company Allgäuer Überlandwerk (AÜW) in the city of Kempten, Germany, together with the RWTH university in Aachen and Kempten University, are testing a smart grid in the Allgäu village of Wildpoldsried. The joint project IRENE was launched in 2011 and will run for two years. A smart grid ensures that renewable […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Siemens AG has appointed a new CFO with immediate effect and will concentrate responsibilities within the Managing Board as of October 1, 2013. At its meeting on September 18, Siemens’ Supervisory Board appointed Ralf Thomas (52) CFO of Siemens AG. Mr. Thomas was previously CFO at the company’s Industry Sector. His successor to this position […]

  • 24 June 2011

    As reported in the latest edition of “Pictures of the Future”, Siemens is also turning to tidal power as it strives to exploit alternative forms of energy. The company has recently secured a stake in SeaGen, the world’s first commercial power plant to generate electricity from tidal energy. Commissioned in 2008, the 1.2 MW plant […]